Top Adventures in Hanna

  • Explore Grandaddy Basin

    Grandaddy Lake is the largest lake in the High Unitas. While Grandaddy Lake can have plenty of hikers, there are over twenty lakes within a two-hour hike within the Grandaddy Basin. Most hikers don’t go beyond Grandaddy lake, making the area a fan...

  • Backpack to Dead Horse Lake

    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 h...

    21 miles 1400 ft gain

  • Camp at Pyramid Lake in Murdock Basin of Utah's Uinta Mountains

    Grab a fishing pole, hammock, or book. Pyramid Lake is the perfect setting to kick back and relax in Murdock Basin of Utah's Uinta Mountains! Pyramid Lake is at an elevation of 9,700 feet with a 1,000-foot tall mountain directly to the west of th...

  • Hike Little Deer Creek to Cataract Gorge

    Little Deer Creek Canyon can be accessed from the Emerald Lake Highway (150) in the Uinta National Forest east of Kamas, Utah. Turn right onto Murdoch Basin Road (Forest Service Road 137) until it splits off to the road to Cataract Gorge (Forest ...

    4 miles

  • Hike Bald Mountain in the Uintas

    Bald Mountain is one of the most popular hikes in the Uintas, so get an early start if you want to beat the crowds. Those willing to hike in before dawn will be rewarded with an unforgettable sunrise at the summit. I HIGHLY recommend this as a sun...

    4 miles 1250 ft gain

  • Photograph Bald Mountain in Utah

    Bald Mountain is a 12,000' peak in the Uintas, and of the most popular hikes in the Uinta Mountains of Utah. If you're looking for more details on the hike, check out the adventure Hike Bald Mountain in the Uintas. Not only is it incredible to pho...

  • Backpack to Notch Lake

    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 t...

    4.6 miles -600 ft gain

  • Backpack Naturalist Basin and Summit Mount Agassiz

    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 Hi...

    15 miles 3700 ft gain

  • Hike to Hayden Peak in the High Uintas

    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, thi...

    3.63 miles 2053 ft gain

  • Camp up Murdock Basin Road

    Murdock Basin Road is located about 22 miles up Mirror Lake Highway (UT-150) from Kamas, UT. After turning right onto Murdock Basin Rd, you'll cross a bridge over the Provo River and then it's onto the dirt road. Sites are scattered on the left an...

  • Hike to Cuberant Lake

    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 wi...

    6 miles 1066 ft gain

  • Hike the Lofty Lake Loop Trail

    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 ...

    4.2 miles 935 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Hanna, Utah

      Yellowpine

      Overview Yellowpine Campground is located next to Rock Creek in the Rock Creek Drainage on the southern slope of the beautiful Uinta Mountains. Visitors enjoy fishing and exploring the popular Rock...

    • Hanna, Utah

      Miners Gulch

      Overview Miners Gulch Campground is located next to Rock Creek in the Rock Creek Drainage at an elevation of 7,500 feet. The drainage sits on the southern slope of the beautiful Uinta Mountains. Vi...

    • Hanna, Utah

      Rock Creek Group

      Overview Rock Creek Group Campground is located next to Rock Creek in the Rock Creek Drainage at an elevation of 7200 feet. The drainage sits on the southern slope of the beautiful Uinta Mountains....

    • Hanna, Utah

      Upper Stillwater

      Overview Upper Stillwater Campground is located below its namesake reservoir in the Rock Creek Drainage on the southern slope of the beautiful Uinta Mountains. Visitors enjoy fishing and exploring ...

    • Duchesne County, Utah

      Moon Lake Campground

      Overview Moon Lake Campground is located on the shores of the scenic two mile long Moon Lake on the southern slope of the 13,000 foot peaked Uinta Mountains. Visitors come to Moon Lake to enjoy coo...

    • Duchesne County, Utah

      Moon Lake Group Campground

      Overview Moon Lake Group Campground is located on the shores of scenic Moon Lake on the southern slope of the Uinta Mountains. Visitors come to Moon Lake for its canoeing and fishing opportunities,...

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