DESCRIPTION: Enjoy hiking up to an alpine lake. Mill D North Fork is a shared trail with mountain bikers. The trail splits at 1.9 miles, Dog Lake (left), and Desolation Lake (right). (There is a new upper trail from Dog Lake to the Desolation trail, without going down the hill.)
MILEAGE: 2 1/2 miles to the lake
ELEVATION GAIN: 1490'
HIKE TIME: Allow 3 hours and 20 minutes for a fun time.
RESTROOM AVAILABLE across the street from trailhead.
WATERSHED: No dogs allowed in Big Cottonwood Canyon
GEAR: Hiking pole, bug spray, hat, sunglasses, water, food, camera, etc.