DESCRIPTION: Enjoy Brighton's three beautiful sister lakes. This is a great hike for children, beginners and those who are out-of-shape.
RATINGS: Newbies to Lake Mary
Moderate to Lake Catherine
HIKE TIME: Allow 1 to 3 hours.
MILEAGE: 1 mile to Lake Mary (800' elevation gain)
2 miles to Catherine (1200' elevation gain)RESTROOMS: Outside the Nordic Center by Silver Lake.
KIDS 3 years old & up are able to hike this trail. Plan on carrying younger kids.
WATERSHED: No swimming or wading in the lake and no dogs allowed.
GEAR: Make sure you carry plenty of water, energy food, sunscreen, hat, first aid, camera, hiking stick and bug spray.
DIRECTIONS: Big Cottonwood Canyon begins at Fort Union Blvd. (70th South) and Wasatch Blvd, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Drive to the top of the canyon to the large ski lot and park near the buildings. The trailhead begins by the large sign and a gravel pathway.