Saturday, August 28, 2010

Desolation Lake

Great weather today! Thank you Jesus! According to the weatherman it was suppose to be a wash-out! It was a great day for hiking!








MILL D NORTH FORK TRAIL
DESCRIPTION: This trail is shared with mountain bikers, joggers, and hikers. A scenic trail with an overlook, stream, wildflowers, forest and meadow. Desolation Lake is one of the most beautiful lakes in Big Cottonwood Canyon. There are a couple of steep sections on the trail; but most of the hike is moderate. Hikers have the right-of-way; but it is always good to get off the trail for a mountain bikers.
ELEVATION GAIN: 1890'
RATINGS: INTERMEDIATE
MILEAGE: 3.5 miles to lake.
GEAR: Make sure you bring plenty of water, jacket, and energy snacks.
HIKE TIME: Allow 4 1/2 hours to have fun!
WATERSHED AREA: No dogs allowed! Also, no swimming, no wading, & no washing in streams or lakes.
RESTROOM: Available at Mill D North Fork during the Summer months.
DIRECTIONS: Big Cottonwood Canyon begins at Wasatch Blvd, and Fort Union Blvd. in Salt Lake City, UT. Drive 9 miles up the canyon. Trail will be on the left.

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