Camp at Shallow Lake Meadow

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Added by Travis Sullins

Shallow Lake Meadow offers camping without fees or crowds. There are countless lakes and trails nearby as well as great fishing. Added bonus, stunning views of Mt. Watson. 

Located 1.5 hours from Salt Lake City and just 1 hour from Park City this mountain meadow is a great place to take your next adventure! Getting there was a piece of cake, the road is mainly paved then turns to lava...I mean gravel for the last mile. Along the road are several already established camping spots with fire pits for those wanting to spend the night. You can spend your day taking photos or fly fishing for brook trout in the small stream. The scenery was so gorgeous that we spent an entire day just swinging in hammocks and drinking our preferred adult beverage. You also don't have to go very far for even more sweet adventures. Within 3.5 miles you have easy access to over 30 high alpine lakes and 6 mountain peaks standing over 11,000 feet. This is an explorers paradise!

Weather note: 

In the beginning of September is was 80 degrees in the day and 33 degrees at night. Rained about every other night for around 30 minutes each time.

Pack List


  • Food and water/filter

What We Brought

  • AWD vehicle with bed board in the back
  • Camping gear
  • Dog gear
  • Photography gear 
  • Extra blanket
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Camping, Chillin, Fishing, Photography

Skill Level:



Summer, Autumn


Easy Parking
Family Friendly

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