Overview

This 14-mile long paved pathway extends from Farmington to North Salt Lake alongside the Legacy Parkway. With seven trailheads and several more neighborhood access points the Legacy Parkway Trail is a convenient option to get out for a casual walk or ambitious bike ride anywhere from 1 to 28 miles in length.While most of the trail is alongside the Legacy Parkway the sound of cars goes largely unnoticed. Wetlands and farms line much of the trail with great views of the Wasatch Mountains to the east. This trail is suitable for children and adults of all skills and fitness levels.

Trailhead

Seven official trailheads provide direct access to the Legacy Parkway Trail, along with many more neighborhood access points. Choose the trailhead(s) that best suits your needs. Below is a list and brief description on how to reach each trailhead. From north to south:

Located east of Legacy Parkway near the junction of Foxboro Drive and Center Street in North Salt Lake. (GPS Coordinates: 40.84182, -111.94125)

The Route

With seven trailheads and numerous neighborhood access points, this trail can be done in a number of ways. Choose the trailhead that best fits your needs from the list in the trailhead section of this guide. A popular choice is to start at the north end at Farmington Station and continue to the southernmost trailhead at Center Street in Woods Cross.

As you walk south from Farmington Station, the noise of the interstate is soon replaced by a quieter scene along the Legacy Parkway. Farmland and wetlands line the west side of the trail with small birds fluttering about.

From here to Center Street, the trail passes by several more trailheads and crosses under the Legacy Parkway to the east side of the highway. Once at the Center Street Trailhead, you can continue on to the end of the trail where it meets the Jordan River Parkway in North Salt Lake, or turn around at any point for a walk or ride perfectly suited for you.

Rules and Regulations

  • Clean up after pets.
  • Dogs must be on leash at all times.
  • 15 mph suggested speed limit for bicycles.
  • No motorized use.
  • Pack out all trash.

Credits

This trail guide is provided by Backcountry Post.