Trail Details

Silver Lake from Silver Lake Trailhead

Silver Lake from Silver Lake Trailhead

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 1.0 to 1.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 1.8 miles
 Elevation Gain: 0 feet
 Main Aspect: Flat
 Climb Rate: 0 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 0%
Notes: Silver Lake is the easiest hike in this database. You get out of your car, walk through the visitor’s center, out the back door and you’re at the lake. 0
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Trailhead
Silver Lake TH
Trailhead Elevation: 8730 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: Yes
Distance from Park-N-Ride: 14.4 miles
Area: Big Cottonwood Canyon
Area Location: East on 7200 S (SR190) in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: The Solitude Nordic Center becomes the Silver Lake visitors center in the summer. There is full facilities and information inside. The center also has picnic tables in the vicinity. The trail starts behind the visitors center



Destination
Silver Lake
 Elevation: 8730  Feature: Lake
Notes: Follow the boardwalk around half the lake, where you can fish or watch ducks. This hike is perfect for families with really young children. Its located in the Brighton area of Big Cottonwood Canyon.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.598044    Longitude: -111.543835 

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


External Links
for this trail
Photos  WasatchHiker
Route Description  Deseret News
 WasatchHiker
 WillhiteWeb
Winter Showshoeing  Salt Lake Tribune


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