Trail Details

Silver Peak from Willow Heights Trailhead<br />via Willow Lake

Silver Peak from Willow Heights Trailhead
via Willow Lake

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 4.0 to 6.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 7.4 miles
 Elevation Gain: 2182 feet
 Main Aspect: Southwest
 Climb Rate: 590 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 11%
Notes: Follow the trail up Willow Creek, past Willow Heights. Climb to the Park City ridge and head northeast. 3
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos  Links


Trailhead
Willow Heights TH
Trailhead Elevation: 7820 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: No
Distance from Park-N-Ride: 11.5 miles
Area: Big Cottonwood Canyon
Area Location: East on 7200 S (SR190) in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: The trailhead is on the north side of the road. Look for a large rock with a plaque on it. There is not much parking.


Waypoint 1
Willow Lake
 Elevation: 8480  AKA: Willow Heights
 Feature: Lake
Notes: Willow Heights is a basin with Willow Lake and gentle terrain. A great hike for the family, or snow shoe in the winter. Follow the trail northeast from the lake to find the secluded Dry Lake.


Destination
Silver Peak
 Elevation: 10002  AKA: Willow Heights
 Feature: Peak
Notes: It is at the top of the ridge separating Willow Fork and Beartrap Fork.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.652476    Longitude: -111.593747 

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


External Links
for this trail
Route Description  SummitPost


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