MILL D NORTH FORK to DESOLATION LAKEDESCRIPTION: Mill D North Fork is a great hiking trail, going through a forest of firs, and walking by a bubbling stream.
MILEAGE: 3.7 miles to the lake.
ELEVATION GAIN: 1900'
HIKE TIME: 2 1/2 hours up and 1 1/2 hours return.
RESTROOM: Available on the south side of the road, near the trail head.
WATERSHED: No dogs, and no swimming in Big Cottonwood Canyon.
DIRECTIONS: Drive 8.8 miles up Big Cottonwood Canyon, from Wasatch Blvd, and Fort Union Blvd. (7200 South) Park on the north side of the road.