Ten minutes later you should see the spur trail to Meadow Lake … Your best bet for privacy in that area would be Clegg lake, on the far side from the trail. Correct. Echo Lake vicinity. Close. 17 comments. People will hike through, but you’d have some space. View a map of this area and more on Natural Atlas. This is one of those rare mountain hikes where the lake is located at a lower elevation than the trailhead. The western Uinta Mountains provide many wonderful hikes that include solitude and a wonderful variety of scenery. People go by, but not many stop. On July 12th of 2012 we did another hike in the Uinta's. The trail starts at Redfish Lake and travels 8 miles (round-trip) gaining 1225 ft of elevation. best. Utah if I’m not mistaken? Sand Lake is just 0.5 miles to the east, and another 0.5 miles to Fish Lake. At mile 1.3 the trail hits Clegg Lake. Notch Mountain Trail to Bench Lake is easy and picturesque. Today was no exception. A large felled tree crosses the trail at mile 1.9. S$$$! In the high Uintas of Utah, it rains nearly everyday on the south slope. Sights to See . Bench/ Body x Lovi Poe Swimwear Collection; ESSENTIALS; Better Made Collection; Hyun Bin for BENCH; Gameboys x BENCH; Twice x BENCH; BENCH x Secret Fresh; BENCH x Secret Fresh; Gift Packs 2020; 2 Men's Undershirts for 399; Men's Activewear at 299; BENCH BEAUTY. This trail goes by Clegg Lake, Cliff Lake Dam, Bench Lake, Seymour Meadow Lake Dam, and Ponds Lake. The hike is a very pleasant flat, four-mile round-trip walk through the forest. Follow straight to a wooden bench where you can rest near Whiskey Creek. Beautiful picture. Many short hikes (fewer than 5 miles) can treat you to many lakes and ponds in the forested back country of the Uintas. Joined Jul 23, 2013 Messages 1,495. Bench Lake Bench Lake proved to be beautiful as well, but also had more limited campsites near it, and of the two I could make out, both were occupied, so I was quite happy to have settled in to Notch Lake as I did the night before. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Notch Lake, Bench Lake, Reid Lake, Meadow Lake, 30.5 49.1: Access: Access to Moosehorn Lake, Uintah Mountains, Utah located just off the Utah Highway #150 (Mirror Lake Scenic Byway) at an elevation of 10,388 ft. in the Wasarch-Cache National Forest : 31.2 50.2: Access Road Lakes in Upper Rock Creek Lakes in Upper Uinta Canyon Henrys Fork Lake This will affect less than 10% of the High Uintas Wilderness. White and Yellow Wildflowers -Bald Mountain by Mirror Lake in Uintas Kamas, Utah: I was surprised here how the rocks looked like Dalmatian puppies with all their spots, and the mountain was just covered with them. Amethyst Lake is located in the Christmas Meadows are of the Uintas, with a wide open meadow strewn with trees, resembling, well, Christmas trees. share. At 2.2 miles the path runs into Notch Lake. Or Bench lake just a little farther on from Notch. Video Checking out all the Lakes around me while hiking up Bald Mountain. Since there are over 1000 lakes in the Uintas you can have a lot of repeating lake names. On this hike we walked 6.98 miles and changed altitude 610 feet in the total hike. The Uinta Mountains are one of the few mountain ranges in North America that run east to west rather than north to south. area or somewhere near Grandaddy Lake. This is a moderate one way trail to Clyde Lake in Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest. Within the Uinta Mountains are about 2000 lakes, and some 900-1000 are full of trout. Sort by. Plan to be back in Salt Lake … Bench Lake, on the other hand, is a scenic gem with huge Engelmann spruce growing right to the water s edge. A small wooden sign with an arrow will point you in the right direction to continue up the trail. Sort by. Posted by. However, the only sign at the trailhead is for Bald Mountain Trail. The trail heads north for a short distance and passes a meadow on the left and then crosses a small, shallow stream. October 3, 2017 • Day Hikes Utah. Almost like when someone gets distracted when talking on the phone (hands free), and misses their exit ramp on the freeway. So sad. We started from the east end of the Notch Trail at the base of Bald Mountain. Bald Mountain is among the most popular major mountain hikes in Utah. The rocky dirt path travels west and northwest. I dig out my tenkara fly fishing rod, keeping one eye on the water as I extend the telescoping pieces and smooth the snarled line. Once at Notch Lake, you have a variety of options. Why you should go: An overnighter with four alpine lakes and a mountain pass that delivers gorgeous views. The trail starts at Redfish Lake and travels 8 miles (round-trip) gaining 1225 ft of elevation. Bench Lake is a lake in Ashley National Forest, High Uintas Wilderness, Uintah and Ouray Reservation, UT. Never having caught one of these I plan to come up here and get in on the action. Here is a map, gps waypoints, and information for hiking Bourbon Lake along Whiskey Creek. Request this … Along with the San Juans in Colorado, the Uintas have more contiguous area above timberline than any other area in the Continental United States. Continue up to a minor junction. Take a left at the sign for Notch Mountain Trail. Vyberete si vždy v nových kolekcích, ale také ve slevách a akcích za opravdu výhodné ceny. The drive down from Challis along the Salmon River yields an awesome find, a Bald Eagle perched on top of a tall pine tree overlooking the river. Také ve slevách a akcích za opravdu výhodné ceny was Marjorie Lake, one of I! 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