Evanston, Utah

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  • Evanston, Utah

    Camping and Skiing at Lily Lake

    When driving to the trailhead you must go through Evanston Wyoming to get there. The trailhead is located near the Bear River Lodge off the Mirror Lake Highway (UT 150).The Lily Lake area in the Uintas is full of snowy landscapes waiting to be explored on skis, snowshoes, or even a snowmobile. Yo...
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  • Evanston, Utah

    Backpack Mount Beulah via East Fork of the Bear River Trailhead

    5.0
    18 mi / 3423 ft gain
    Getting thereThis trip could be crammed into a really long day or even two days, but give yourself three days to really enjoy the area and not be too pressed for time.Your departure point is the East Fork of the Bear River Trailhead on the north slope of the Uintah Mountains. For most, this will ...
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  • Evanston, Utah

    Camp at Christmas Meadows in the Uinta National Forest

    Just four miles from the Mirror Lake Scenic Byway, this limited site campground is a great alternative to the larger, busier campgrounds at lower elevations. There are just 11 sites here, a few of which are first-come, first-serve. Amenities include picnic tables, campfire rings, vault toilets, d...
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  • Evanston, Utah

    Backpack to Ryder Lake

    4.7
    18 mi / 2000 ft gain
    Ryder Lake is accessed via the Stillwater Trail, beginning at the Christmas Meadows Trailhead off of Mirror Lake Highway. The trail heads due south from Christmas Meadows along the Stillwater River. It winds through lodgepole pine forests and skirts alpine meadows, gradually gaining elevation. A...
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  • Evanston, Utah

    Hike to Ostler Peak in the High Uintas

    13.7 mi / 3935 ft gain
    Hiking Ostler Peak in the High Uintas Wilderness is a serious challenge for anyone. Typically, this hike is done over 2-3 days, with an overnight at the beautiful Ostler Lake. Strong hikers can do this hike in one day, however, as long as you are prepared and know the route.  The route up Ostler ...
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  • Evanston, Utah

    Hike to Tokewanna Peak in the High Uintas

    17 mi / 4202 ft gain
    Climbing all of Utah's 13ers is nota popular trend, yet. Most people seek out Colorado's 14ers for their summit height, but don't let Utah's 13ers be overshadowed by their neighbors to the East. Utah's 13ers are remote. The closest 13er to a road is Tokewanna which comes in around 17-18 miles rou...
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  • Kamas, Utah

    Hike to Round, Sand, and Fish Lake in the Uinta Mountains

    9 mi / 2000 ft gain
    The Dry Fork Trailhead at the end of Weber Canyon Rd is the starting point for the hike to Round, Sand, and Fish Lakes in the Uinta Mountains of Utah. In the early spring and summer, this trail can be wet due to snowmelt runoff, but by mid-summer, it dries out and is a fantastic hike. The trail i...
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  • Oakley, Utah

    Backpack to Cutthroat Lake

    4 mi / 280 ft gain
    There isn't a trail to Cutthroat Lake so for a portion of the hike will be cross-country.  I highly recommend bringing a GPS but with intermediate route-finding skills you should be able to find your way.  We used the Gaia GPS app and this made the hike much easier.  The distance depends on the r...
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  • Oakley, Utah

    Scale the Cliffs at Ruth Lake

    4.8
    Getting There From Evanston, take the Mirror Lake Highway 150 about 42 miles to the Ruth Lake trailhead and follow the easy hike up from the highway; just look for the signs directing you to Ruth Lake. The Trail/The Climbs Once on the trail, keep an eye out to your left and soon you'll see the cl...
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  • Oakley, Utah

    Hike to Ruth Lake in the High Uintas Wilderness

    5.0
    2 mi / 300 ft gain
    The Uintas are a high elevation, pristine mountain wilderness located in Utah. This range receives over 400 inches of precipitation annually, and you can find water everywhere.  There are 400+ miles of streams, waterfalls, and more than 2,000 lakes!  One of the prettiest and most accessible of th...
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  • Evanston, Utah

    Backpack to Dead Horse Lake

    5.0
    21 mi / 1400 ft gain
    Dead Horse Lake is a lightly trafficked and highly scenic route in the High Uintas Wilderness.  The trail is easy enough to do overnight but I recommend taking an extra day to explore the area around Dead Horse Lake.  From the trailhead you will hike south on the West Fork Blacks Fork trail.  The...
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  • Evanston, Utah

    Backpack Naturalist Basin and Summit Mount Agassiz

    4.0
    15 mi / 3700 ft gain
    Naturist Basin is a beautiful area in the High Uintas Wilderness with an abundance of mountains, lakes, meadows, and wildlife.  It is best hiked July-September. To get to the trailhead, drive up the Mirror Lake Scenic Byway until you reach the Highline Trailhead Campground, about 3 miles past Mi...
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  • Evanston, Utah

    Hike to Hayden Peak in the High Uintas

    3.63 mi / 2053 ft gain
    Hayden Peak is by all means the monarch mountain of the Mirror Lake Highway. By that, I mean that Hayden Peak is easily the most rugged and impressive peak that can be viewed from the road. Driving over Bald Mountain Pass towards Evanston, WY, this peak looks amazing. There are few mountains out ...
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  • Hanna, Utah

    Hike the Lofty Lake Loop Trail

    4.5
    4.2 mi / 935 ft gain
    Lofty Lake Loop Trail is located in the High Uintas near Kamas, Utah. The trail can be found right off the Mirror Lake Scenic Byway about 32 miles east of Kamas and starts at the Pass Lake Trailhead.  This is a fairly mellow trail with some areas of good elevation gain, enough to get your heart w...
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  • Hanna, Utah

    Hike to Cuberant Lake

    6 mi / 1066 ft gain
    The hike to Cuberant Lake is 3-miles with a couple of steeper sections, but for the most part, it is a flat hike. From the Pass Lake Trailhead, you will head west on the Lofty Lake Loop Trail. On this part of the trail, you pass through meadows with Bald and Reid Peaks in the background, which is...
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  • Kamas, Utah

    Backpack to Notch Lake

    5.0
    4.6 mi / -600 ft gain
    The hike to Notch Lake begins at the Bald Mountain trailhead. You'll need to display a recreation pass in your vehicle to park at the trailhead. You can purchase a pass for $6 at the fee station entering the forest boundary (east of Kamas) or at the Forest Service office right in Kamas. Take the ...
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