Fehr Lake Trail

Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Utah

Distance1.2mi
Elevation Gain567ft
Trailhead Elevation10,285ft
Top10,353ft
Elevation Min/Max9923/10353ft
Elevation Start/End10285/10285ft

Fehr Lake Trail

Fehr Lake Trail is a hiking trail in Duchesne County, Utah. It is within Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest. It is 1.2 miles long and begins at 10,285 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 567 feet.

Fehr Lake Trail Professional Reviews and Guides

"Located in the middle of the Uintas, Fehr Lake and companion lakes Shepard, Hoover, and Marshall offer the novice hiker and dogs a perfect entry-level hike into the Uintas. Rocky mountain peaks, dazzling wildflowers, and plenty of water make this a superlative half-day hike. Depending on energy level, choose one, two, three, or all four of these gemlike lakes to explore. Because this hike is short and accessible, don’t expect a honeymoon hike. Kids, small dogs, and mature hikers will love all this hike dishes up. The ambitious can launch a multiday backpacking trip from Fehr Lake."

"Even small kids can enjoy this hike. You don’t have to be in good shape either. This is a minihike. If you only have a couple of hours to spend, you could take a leisurely stroll down to Fehr Lake, fish a bit, and still make it back in time for lunch."

"The Fehr Lake Trail descends along a route that skirts three alpine lakes and passes through woods and meadows, and along ponds and small streams. You can hike this trail as a short 1-mile stroll to Fehr Lake or continue to Shepard and Hoover lakes for a 3-mile round-trip walk—all in the shadow of Murdock Mountain to the southwest."

Fehr Lake Trail Reviews

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This is a great hike for young kids. I'm talking 3-5 years old. No sooner did my 5 year old ask "Are we there yet?" and the lake came into view. The lake was quiet and provides access to numerous other lakes.
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Trail Information

Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest
Nearby City
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest
Parks
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Heber-Kamas Ranger District
Local Contacts
USGS 7.5-minute Mirror Lake
Local Maps

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Sep 2018