Big Cottonwood Canyon: Lake Blanche

Location: In Big Cottonwood Canyon southeast of downtown Salt Lake City

Lake Blanche is one of the most popular hikes in the Salt Lake City area, not only because the walk is relatively short and the trailhead easy to get to, but because of the scenic beauty and the geologic
attractions within the Lake Blanche Basin.
Setting: Mountainous
Length: 6 mile round-trip
Difficulty: Intermediate
Elevation Change: 2,720 feet
Time To Allow: 3 to 3-1/2 hours
Season: June to October