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Lake Blanche Trail



"Lake Blanche is a classic hiking destination in the Twin Peaks Wilderness Area. The trail meanders through the shade of scrub oak and aspen trees, and opens up intermittently where you can get views of the opposing quartzite mountains as well as Great Salt Lake. The dramatic views near the lake of the Salt Lake Valley and the lake itself are iconic landscapes in Utah's Wasatch mountain range. Sundial Peak rises above the lake. Two other small lakes (Florence and Lillian) are found in the area and can be visited by hiking short, signed spur trails."

Wasatch Front - Salt Lake Map
Hiking Trails
Tour Area
  • Twin Peaks Wilderness: checkmark
To Do
  • Backpacking: checkmark
  • Camping: checkmark
  • Hiking: checkmark
  • Snowshoeing: checkmark
Trail Features
  • Difficulty: Hard
  • Distance (mi.): 3.9
  • Elevation Gain (+): 2706 ft.
  • Elevation Loss (-): 2592 ft.
  • Maximum Elevation: 8895 ft.
  • Minimum Elevation: 6307 ft.
  • Route Type: Out & Back
  • Trail Traffic: Heavy
Trail Length
  • 1 - 5 Miles: checkmark

Salt Lake Weather

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Salt Lake, UT 84121 See Map
Wasatch Front - Salt Lake Map