Trail Details

Reynolds Peak from Mill D North Fork TH<br />via Dog Lake

Reynolds Peak from Mill D North Fork TH
via Dog Lake

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 3.5 to 5.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 6.2 miles
 Elevation Gain: 2122 feet
 Main Aspect: All Directions
 Climb Rate: 685 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 13%
Notes: This is the standard route to Dog Lake from Big Cottonwood Canyon. Once you get to the lake go a bit further down the Desolation trail, and turn left when you get to the high point in the trail (about 400ft) 4
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos  Links





Trailhead
Mill D North Fork TH
Trailhead Elevation: 7300 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: Yes
Distance from Park-N-Ride: 9.0 miles
Area: Big Cottonwood Canyon
Area Location: East on 7200 S (SR190) in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: There is great parking at Mill D, both sides of the road, and an outhouse. The Mill D North Fork trailhead is on the west end of the north parking lot.


Waypoint 1
Dog Lake
 Elevation: 8780  AKA: Reynolds Dog Lake
 Feature: Lake
Notes: The lake is a popular destination from Mill Creek or Big Cottonwood Canyons. It sits under Reynolds Peak and Little Water Peak. You might see many mountain bikers on even numbered days of the month, when they are allowed on trails in Mill Creek Canyon.


Destination
Reynolds Peak
 Elevation: 9422  AKA: Reynolds Dog Lake
 Feature: Peak
Notes: From the peak, you look down on Reynolds Flat and Mill D Fork in Big Cottonwood Canyon to the south. Looking north, you can see down Big Water Gulch to the trailhead.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.662125    Longitude: -111.645892 

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


External Links
for this trail
Route Description  WillhiteWeb
Trip Report  Micks Mountain
 Mountain Album
Winter Showshoeing  SnowshoeUtah


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