Trail Details

Forest Lake from Dutchman Flat

Forest Lake from Dutchman Flat

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 2.0 to 3.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 3.6 miles
 Elevation Gain: 970 feet
 Main Aspect: West
 Climb Rate: 539 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 10%
Notes: Dutchman Flat and Forest Lake once had a population of 3,000 people. The mining town was named Forest City. This part of American Fork Canyon is one of the most popular Off Road Vehicle (ORV) locations in the state, and can be very busy on weekend. 2
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Trailhead
Dutchman Flat
Trailhead Elevation: 7530 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: No
Distance from Fee Station: 11.6 miles
Area: American Fork Canyon
Area Location: East on Timpanogos Hwy (SR92), exit 284 in Utah County
Area Fee: $6
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Notes: Follow the dirt road northwest from Tibble Fork for about 4.5 miles. This is a narrow jeep or ATV road, so don not take your sedan and expect to make it.



Destination
Forest Lake
 Elevation: 8500  Feature: Lake
Notes: The lake is much quieter than it was in years past, except for when motorcycles and ATVs ride through.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.511012    Longitude: -111.586172 

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External Links
for this trail
Route Description  Salt Lake Tribune
 Utah Outdoors Activities


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