Trail Details

Willow Lake from Willow Heights Trailhead

Willow Lake from Willow Heights Trailhead

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 1.5 to 2.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 2 miles
 Elevation Gain: 660 feet
 Main Aspect: Southwest
 Climb Rate: 660 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 13%
Notes: The trail is somewhat steep initially, but kind of levels off as you walk through a mixed stand of aspen and conifers. 4
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos  Links

Willow Heights TH
Trailhead Elevation: 7820 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: No
Distance from Park-N-Ride: 11.5 miles
Area: Big Cottonwood Canyon
Area Location: East on 7200 S (SR190) in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: The trailhead is on the north side of the road. Look for a large rock with a plaque on it. There is not much parking.

Willow Lake
 Elevation: 8480  AKA: Willow Heights
 Feature: Lake
Notes: Willow Heights is a basin with Willow Lake and gentle terrain. A great hike for the family, or snow shoe in the winter. Follow the trail northeast from the lake to find the secluded Dry Lake.

Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.637012    Longitude: -111.597201 

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

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

Be Sociable, Share!