We’re excited to get this website up and running to help inform and educate visitors, both new and old, to the Corner Canyon area. Over the years, many of us have either stumbled upon, heard from a friend or neighbor, or attended a running or biking event in Corner Canyon. No matter how you were introduced to the area, the more time you spend here, the more you love it. Somehow Corner Canyon has an almost addictive quality about it and most people can’t wait to squeeze in one more hike, walk with their dog or bike ride .
Three principals of trail etiquette
Red Potato Trail
We have just completed a new trail, the Red Potato Trail, that heads down from Potato Hill to the Bst heading towards Red Rock. This now allow visitors to park at the Red Rock Trailhead instead of the crowded Coyote Hollow Trailhead and climb this new trail up to Potato Hill. This is a great new trail and was funded by the Corner Canyon Trails Foundation.
Little Valley Loop
Corner Canyon Trails and Open Space Foundation
Our first project of 2014 is a new bridge abutment on both sides of the bridge located on the Bst right next to where we installed the retaining wall last year. Unfortunately, the dirt beneath the bridge was eroding away so this new improvement will protect the bridge for many years to come.
We are also working on completing the first Ada friendly trail located at Potato Hill with a short retaining wall to support the downhill side of the trail. We are also installing a retaining wall at the beautiful overlook of the valley to enlarge the viewing area.
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2014 New Trails Update :
Red Potato Trail- Red Rock to Potato Hill
Little Valley Beginner Trails
Cool, Clean, Water- So you’re heading up from the Equestrian Center on the Lower Corner Canyon Trail and you turn up the fire road and a couple hundred yards in it dawns on you; you forgot to fill your water bottle. Well look to your right and there it is, a new water fountain. This water fountain is located on the fire road a little below the road that heads up to Canyon Hollow. There’s also a faucet to fill a container for your dog on those hot days.
Drapers Suncrest Purchase: See link Draper Purchase
Check it out- new homemade video called Rushing Hours
New Article in the Tribune: Dogs and the Watershed
Update: We’ve put up some leashes at most of the trailheads that visitors can borrow who may may have forgotten their leash at home. Its critical that all visitors with dogs use a leash so hopefully this will help.