Trail Details

Cecret Lake from Albion Basin Trailhead

Cecret Lake from Albion Basin Trailhead

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 1.5 to 2.0 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 1.8 miles
 Elevation Gain: 465 feet
 Main Aspect: East
 Climb Rate: 517 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 10%
Notes: This is a great family hike. It’s short. There’s lots of scenery, and the trail from Albion Basin is famous for it’s wildflowers. It’s less than a mile to the lake and you climb around 470ft. If you want morehiking after arriving, you can continue on to Sugarloaf Mountain or Mt Baldy. 2
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos  Links

Albion Basin TH
Trailhead Elevation: 9420 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: Yes
Distance from Park-N-Ride: 11.1 miles
Area: Little Cottonwood Canyon
Area Location: East on 9400 S (SR210) in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: The road goes all the way to Albion Basin for a few months in the summer. The parking lot is near the campground, however, it gets busy there on weekends. Volunteers stop people at the upper Alta parking lot to encourage them to walk or take a free shuttle.

Cecret Lake
 Elevation: 9885  AKA: Secret Lake
 Feature: Lake
Notes: Yes, that’s the correct spelling – if they spelled it correctly, then it wouldn’t be a secret, right? If you are not overwelmed by the beauty at Albion Basin, Cecret Lake is icing on the cake. This is a great destination for families of all ages.

Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.570793    Longitude: -111.621873 

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

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

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