Porter Fork to Gobbler's Knob Route Rating

Route Name
Porter Fork to Gobbler's Knob
Route Rating
Red
Route Description

Porter Fork to Gobbler’s Knob:  Drive 3.4 miles up beyond the Mill Creek entrance booth and look for the Porter Fork trailhead on the right.   A complex route in and under significant avalanche terrain to the crown of the Big Cottonwood/Mill Creek ridgeline.  It’s a strenuous gain of about 4200’ over 4 miles to the summit and not suitable for novices or large groups. Dogs are allowed in Mill Creek with alternating on/off leash days – check with the Forest Service for recent policy/schedules.   The Forest Service charges a nominal day fee for canyon recreation.  Season passes are also sold.

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