Trail Details

Silver Lake from Silver Lake Flat TH

Silver Lake from Silver Lake Flat TH

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 2.5 to 4.0 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 4.2 miles
 Elevation Gain: 1465 feet
 Main Aspect: Southeast
 Climb Rate: 698 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 13%
Notes: Follow Silver Creek through Quaking Aspen. Soon you’ll see beaver ponds on the right. There are 2 stream crossings on this trail. The trail climbs steadily toward the last shelf you see to the west. That’s where the lake is. 5
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos  Links


Trailhead
Silver Lake Flat TH
Trailhead Elevation: 7535 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: Yes
Distance from Fee Station: 10.8 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 paved road past Tibble Fork toward Granite Flat CG. Take the dirt road that heads north just before the CG shack. It will take you to the lake, the trailhead is on the north end.



Destination
Silver Lake
 Elevation: 9000  Feature: Lake
Notes: It is a beautiful alpine lake sitting below the rugged White Baldy. This lake is stocked with fish and has a few good camping spots.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.521730    Longitude: -111.672358 

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


External Links
for this trail
Route Description  Salt Lake Tribune
 WasatchHiker
Winter Showshoeing  SnowshoeUtah


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