Trail Details

Dog Lake from Butler Fork TH

Dog Lake from Butler Fork TH

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 3.0 to 5.0 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 5.4 miles
 Elevation Gain: 1600 feet
 Main Aspect: Southwest
 Climb Rate: 593 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 11%
Notes: This path to Dog Lake is a bit longer than Mill D, but offers different scenery. About a third mile before the lake, the trail goes through a saddle, where the views change from Big Cottonwood views to Mill Creek views. 3
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Trailhead
Butler Fork TH
Trailhead Elevation: 7180 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: No
Distance from Park-N-Ride: 8.2 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 enough parking space for aound 10 cars. There are no other facilities there.



Destination
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.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.667139    Longitude: -111.639592 

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External Links
for this trail
Route Description  Deseret News
 UtahTravelCenter


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