Hiking Lake Catherine via Brighton Lakes Trail in Wasatch National Forest, Utah

The Beta Lake Catherine is quite the hike near Brighton Resort, Utah! It's 4.6 miles long, featuring 1,247 feet of elevation gain, and is rated as moderate. It features incredible mountain views of Brighton Resort and the surrounding Wasatch Mountains, as well as three perennial lakes. This hike is best done from mid-May to mid-June … Continue reading Hiking Lake Catherine via Brighton Lakes Trail in Wasatch National Forest, Utah

Hiking Lake Mary in Wasatch National Forest, Utah

The Lake Mary Trail is a 2.6 moderately tracked trail located at the base of Brighton Resort near Salt Lake City. It features fantastic views of parts of Brighton Ski Resort as well as Lake Mary at the end! Lake Mary is best completed in mid-May to mid-June, or late September to mid-November. Dogs are not allowed to use this trail, and swimming is not allowed at this lake or any lake in the SLC watershed.

Lisa Falls in Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah

Lisa Falls is a neat falls flowing over slickrock towering well over 30 feet tall! It feautres spectacular views of Little Cottonwood Canyon, and is also a common slab for rock climbing. The trail itself is short: 0.3 miles as reported on AllTrails, and approximately 100 feet of elevation change. This is a very short … Continue reading Lisa Falls in Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah

Little Cottonwood Creek Trail in Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah

The Little Cottonwood Creek Trail is a 9-mile trail that starts neat Temple Quarry at the bottom of Little Cottonwood Canyon (LCC) and ends at the Tanner Flat campground. It features approximately 1800 feet of elevation gain, and is open for hiking, walking, trail running, and mountain biking,

Hidden Falls in Big Cottonwood Canyon, Utah

Perhaps one of Big Cottonwood Canyons best kept secrets, Hidden Falls is a gorgeous waterfall just off the side of the road near the Lake Blanche trailhead. It features a waterfall, and is good for all skill levels and abilities.