Blackridge, Sidewinder and Diamondback Loop Trail

Herriman, UT
Length: 3.60 mi.
Type: Loop

About This Trail

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Blackridge, Sidewinder, and Diamondback Loop is a 3.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Herriman, Utah that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until October.

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Trail Features

Surface type Dirt
Elevation gain 495 ft.
Stroller friendly No
ADA accessible No
Water fountains No
Bathrooms No
Cell reception Excellent
Pet friendly Yes
Nearby convenience store Yes
Camping Nearby No
Emergency support
within 5 miles

Trail highlights

Viewpoint and Wildlife Viewing

The Blackridge trail alone is 1 mile but you can continue north on the Diamondback Trail and bag an easy peak! There’s even a peak book at the top to sign!

Fee & Parking Details

Fee : $0.00

Park by the playground as far west as you can get.

Trail Contributor

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I’m Joey Johnson Branch Ambassador for Utah County. I’m happily married to Jory for 21 years and Proud Mama of two, Jack who would’ve been 12 and our rainbow baby, Jiraiya Dragon who is nearly 5. We’re from Utah but have lived in Arizona for 10 years and then New Zealand before returning to our roots when Jiraiya shocked us with his arrival.

We started hiking with Hike it Baby in May 2015 when I struggled to find a playgroup that we fit in. Within two months I became a BA for SLC but after all the driving back and forth from Provo I decided it was time to create HIB Utah County. The first 6 months was mostly just me and a friend but then they started joining us! Now we have an amazing group of regulars and we continue to get new faces all the time! I’m currently hosting twice weekly “Hike and Play Nature School”, my version or Forest Preschool but leans more towards unschooling, as it simply consists of Hiking and Free Play while parents try to stay as hands off as possible.

As my son ages out of HIB, I’m hoping to guide our branch back to it’s roots with getting Mamas and Babies out while offering hikes for families with school aged kids as well.


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Trail Map

Getting There

From I-15 take exit 282 to UT-85, Turn right at UT-68 toward Herriman. Turn left on Porter Rockwell Blvd/UT-85. Turn left on Rosecrest Rd, left on Juniper Crest Rd, Right on Emmeline Dr, left on S Ashland Ridge Dr and continue til you reach the parking lot.