Dog Lake and Desolation Lake
ElevationAscent: 2,133' 650 m
Descent: -2,145' -654 m
High: 9,242' 2,817 m
Low: 7,315' 2,230 m
GradeAvg Grade: 10% (5°)
Max Grade: 66% (33°)
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“A moderate route visiting two small lakes, a relaxing run in the woods!”— Kevin L
A 1-mile connector trail has been established to join the two lakes, and is reflected on this map.
The trail is pretty heavily trafficked, as the scenery of the canyon and lakes themselves is incredible. Also keep an eye out for mountain bikers; it's a great trail for biking, and they can really get moving in parts!
Running in early August affords wildflowers and relatively cool air along the Mill D. North Fork River.
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Land Manager: USFS - Uinta, Wasatch & Cache National Forests Office