The Terraces-Elbow Fork Trail is a 2 mile hike or backcountry ski trail. It starts at the north loop of the Terraces Picnic Area, travels along the slope and ridge between Mill Creek Canyon and Bowman Fork, ending at Elbow Fork. The Terraces-Elbow Fork Trail can be a loop trail by taking the Mill Creek Canyon Road or the Pipeline Trail back to the Terraces Picnic Area.
Dogs are allowed in Mill Creek Canyon but must be kept on a leash at all trail heads and developed sites including the parking areas.
Directions from Salt Lake City: Access #1: Follow Mill Creek Canyon Road (3800 South Wasatch Blvd.) about 4.5 miles up the canyon to Terraces turnoff on the south side on the road. Follow the road up and then to the north end loop. Trail begins on the north end of the picnic area. Access #2: Via Elbow Fork. Take Mill Creek Canyon Road 6.1 miles up the canyon to Elbow Fork, the sharp right turn near the dam. Trail starts on south side of the road where the foot bridge crosses the creek.