Trail Details

Pittsburg Lake from Pittsburg Lake Trailhead

Pittsburg Lake from Pittsburg Lake Trailhead

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 2.5 to 3.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 3.2 miles
 Elevation Gain: 1530 feet
 Main Aspect: Southwest
 Climb Rate: 956 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 18%
Notes: If you make it to the trailhead, you’ve already been over some rough county. The hike up to the lake isn’t any easier, but it’s a beautiful lake once you get there. 8
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Pittsburg Lake TH

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Trailhead Elevation: 7900 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: No
Distance from Fee Station: 13.6 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 Tibble Fork dirt road past Dutchman Flat. Take the left fork at the Cascade Springs junction until it wraps around to the northwest. If you get into a very rocky streambed you’ve gone too far.

Pittsburg Lake
 Elevation: 9430  Feature: Lake
Notes: This is another breathtaking mountain lake. It sits below Devils Castle and Sugarloaf mountains

Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.558266    Longitude: -111.616504 

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