Trail Details

Lake Salamander from Little Water TH<br />via Murdock Peak

Lake Salamander from Little Water TH
via Murdock Peak

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 3.5 to 5.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 9.2 miles
 Elevation Gain: 750 feet
 Main Aspect: West
 Climb Rate: 163 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 3%
Notes: Follow Mill Creek Canyon all the way to the saddle overlooking Park City. After passing Murdock peak, the trail drops a bit to get to the lake. 0
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos

Little Water TH
Trailhead Elevation: 7630 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: Yes
Distance from Fee Station: 8.5 miles
Area: Mill Creek Canyon
Area Location: East on 3800 S in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: $3
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Notes: This trailhead is at the end of the Mill Creek Canyon road. It shares a parking lot with Big Water Gulgh TH NOTE: The Mill Canyon road is closed east of Maple Cove Campground November 1st to July 1st, so this trailhead is only accessible by non-motorized methods during those months.

Waypoint 1
Park City Overview
 Elevation: 8930  Feature: Saddle
Notes: The Park City Overview pass is, of course, between Mill Creek Canyon and Park City. It is near one of the Park City ski resorts.
Waypoint 2
Murdock Peak
 Elevation: 9602  Feature: Peak
Notes: Murdock Peak is at the eastern end of the Mill Creek Ridge, and has views of Park City and the ridge seperating Big Cottonwood and Mill Creek Canyons.

Lake Salamander

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 Elevation: 8380  Feature: Lake
Notes: A quite mountain lake. I am not sure how much traffic it sees.

Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.700998    Longitude: -111.606868 

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