Trail Details

Dog Lake from Brighton Lakes Trailhead

Dog Lake from Brighton Lakes Trailhead

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 1.5 to 2.0 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 2 miles
 Elevation Gain: 600 feet
 Main Aspect: North
 Climb Rate: 600 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 11%
Notes: You walk up through Brighton ski runs for much of this hike. Turn right near the base of Pioneer Peak, then turn left at the Lake May/Dog Lake junction. 3
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos  Links





Trailhead
Brighton Lakes TH
Trailhead Elevation: 8760 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: No
Distance from Park-N-Ride: 14.7 miles
Area: Big Cottonwood Canyon
Area Location: East on 7200 S (SR190) in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: Park near the Brighton Center. The trail starts on the right side of the main building and heads southeast along the edge of a ski run.



Destination
Dog Lake
 Elevation: 9360  AKA: Brighton Dog Lake
 Feature: Lake
Notes: This is a quiet lake that often gets bypassed for the other Brighton Lakes. It is named Dog Lake because of salamanders (dogfish) that were found in the lake by early visitors.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.587230    Longitude: -111.584497 

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


External Links
for this trail
Photos  UtahPictures


Be Sociable, Share!