The Living Room makes a great Autumn hike. It was cool and windy, but it God gave us another great day to get outdoors.
DESCRIPTION: Park by the Bonneville Shoreline trail, near the gate to Red Butte Gardens, on Colorow Drive and Wakara Way. Follow the shoreline trail south. Near Georges Hollow take the trail to the left up to the upper shoreline trail and turn right. You'll find the main trail to the Big Beacon & Living Room around the bend. Stay on the main trail, and do not take any minor trails to the left or right. At the top of the gulley, there is a fork in the trail. Go left to the Living Room or go straight for the summit hike.
MILEAGE: 1.3 miles each way
ELEVATION: 950' gain
KIDS & DOGS enjoy this trail.
NO RESTROOMS are available
HIKE TIME: Allow 2 hours, plus time at the Living Room
DIRECTIONS: From Foothill Blvd, near the U of U, follow signs to Red Butte Gardens. Drive up Wakara Way and turn right on Colorow Road and park near the entrance sign to Red Butte.