Trail Details

Red Pine Lake from White Pine Trailhead

Red Pine Lake from White Pine Trailhead

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 3.5 to 6.0 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 7 miles
 Elevation Gain: 1980 feet
 Main Aspect: All Directions
 Climb Rate: 566 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 11%
Notes: Follow the White Pine trail, watching for the fork that takes you into Red Pine Canyon. It’s at a point where the road makes a switchback as it nears White Pine Creek. The Red Pine Trail leaves the road right behind the sign. 3
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Trailhead
White Pine TH
Trailhead Elevation: 7660 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: Yes
Distance from Park-N-Ride: 5.3 miles
Area: Little Cottonwood Canyon
Area Location: East on 9400 S (SR210) in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: Watch for a sign that says White Pine Trailhead about half way up Little Cottonwood Canyon, just after passing Tanners Flat. It is a good size parking lot on the south side of the road, with an outhouse. This trail leads to several canyons.



Destination
Red Pine Lake
 Elevation: 9640  AKA: Lower Red Pine Lake
 Feature: Lake
Notes: High alpine lakes are great, but this one is extra beautiful. There are good places to camp on the south side of the lake. Incidently, Red Pine refers to Douglas Fir that was harvested from the canyon in the late 1800s. White Pine refers to Engelmann Spruce.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.543274    Longitude: -111.693005 

 WasatchHiker Map (shows trails)    
 Google Map (shows lat/lon on map)


External Links
for this trail
Photos  Dawns Light Photography
 UtahPictures
Route Description  UtahOutdoorActivities
Winter Showshoeing  Salt Lake Tribune
 SnowshoeUtah


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