Twin Lakes Reservoir Access Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Salt Lake County, Utah. It is within Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest. It is 1.4 miles long and begins at 8,755 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,304 feet. The Twin Lakes Reservoir (elevation 9,469 feet) reservoir can be seen along the trail.
Twin Lakes Reservoir Access Road Professional Reviews and Guides
"Twin Lakes is a rewarding alpine destination, done either as a stand-alone day hike, as described here, or in combination with Lake Solitude.A favorite destination for many, Twin Lakes is now one large reservoir impounding water behind a massive concrete dam on the east end. This scenic area, rich in wildlife and breathtaking views, is encircled with evergreens and remarkable windswept mountain slopes. The rugged terrain surrounding the remote reservoir includes Twin Lakes Pass to the west and Mount Evergreen to the north. You’ll have overviews of Silver Lake along the route, as well as abundant wildflowers including showy daisy, Indian paintbrush, coneflower, and wild geranium."
--Greg Witt and Rob Witt, Best Easy Day Hikes: Salt Lake City (Falcon Guides).
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