Saturday, July 17, 2010

Wildflower Festival Hike

Cool day, hiking with Jesus!
We saw a pair of moose, running deer, family of marmots, incredible wildflowers, saw lush mountains, and relaxed by a beautiful alpine lake. We even played in the snow! It was great to escape the hot valley!




ALBION MEADOWS TRAIL to CECRET LAKE
DESCRIPTION: We parked at Alta, at the wildflower festival and enjoyed a trail, through forest, streams and meadows. There's even benches to sit on, along the way. The trail joins the Cecret Lake trail at the Sunset Campground.
RATINGS: MODERATE
ELEVATION GAIN: 1200'
MILEAGE: 2.9 miles each way
DIRECTIONS: Travel up Little Cottonwood Canyon to Alta, and park near the information booth. Look for the trailhead sign, on the south side of parking area.
WATERSHED: Little Cotttonwood Canyon is a watershed area. No dogs allowed. No swimming in lakes, and no wading in streams.

WASATCH WILDFLOWER FESTIVAL
Alta has guided nature hikes during the wildflower festival. There are free shuttles, that take hikers up the road to other trailheads.

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