Brighton, UT Trails and Parks

Brighton has 9 trails in the vicinity, including 4 hiking trails and 4 for backcountry skiing & snowboarding. These trails range from 1 to 3.4 miles in length. The most popular trails are Lake Solitude, Twin Lakes and Silver Lake Interpretive Trail. Trails.com member Breck T. recently completed Lake Solitude.
  • Lake Solitude

    2 Reviews

    Brighton, UT

    The trail to Lake Solitude departs Silver Lake to ascend through a thick cover of fir and aspen before emerging to reveal a beautiful glacial tarn. Lake Solitude is an excellent destination if ...
    •  1.5 to 2 hours
    •  3.4 miles
    •  Guide

    The trail to Lake Solitude departs Silver Lake to ascend through a thick cover of fir and aspen before emerging to reveal ...

  • Lake Mary

    1 Reviews

    Brighton, UT

    Perhaps the prettiest of all the lakes in the Wasatch, Lake Mary is a favorite for hikers, especially families in search of fir-scented woods and remote mountain scenery, all within 30 minutes ...
    •  1 to 2 hours
    •  2.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Perhaps the prettiest of all the lakes in the Wasatch, Lake Mary is a favorite for hikers, especially families in search ...

  • Brighton Hill and Point 10420

    0 Reviews

    Brighton, UT

    Brighton Hill to Point 10420 is the closest you can backcountry ski near Brighton Ski Resort without having to ride any chairlifts to get there. The ridge and lower slopes can be a good place ...
    •  2 hours
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    Brighton Hill to Point 10420 is the closest you can backcountry ski near Brighton Ski Resort without having to ride any chairlifts ...

  • Willow Fork, USA Bowl, and the Monitors

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    Brighton, UT

    You’ll find quick and safe access to the Park City/Big Cottonwood ridgeline here, and a relatively safe area to ski—even when avalanche hazard is considerable. Signatures in USA Bowl are the ...
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    You’ll find quick and safe access to the Park City/Big Cottonwood ridgeline here, and a relatively safe area to ski—even ...

  • Beartrap Fork

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    Brighton, UT

    Enjoy short, relatively safe tours in powdery glades and corn meadows, returning down the same canyon or dropping west into Mill D North’s eastern branches. Upper Beartrap is a good spot for ...
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    Enjoy short, relatively safe tours in powdery glades and corn meadows, returning down the same canyon or dropping west into ...

  • Reynolds Peak and Mill D North

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    Brighton, UT

    This is a friendly touring area even when avalanche danger is considerable. Partial- to full-day tours are available. The snow quality is usually very high in wind-protected, shady glades. The ...
    •  2-8 miles
    •  Guide

    This is a friendly touring area even when avalanche danger is considerable. Partial- to full-day tours are available. The ...

  • Twin Lakes

    0 Reviews

    Brighton, UT

    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 ...
    •  1 to 2 hours
    •  2.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Twin Lakes is a rewarding alpine destination, done either as a stand-alone day hike, as described here, or in combination ...

  • Silver Lake Interpretive Trail

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    Brighton, UT

    Silver Lake, a shallow alpine lake with surrounding wetlands, is made accessible and informative by a brilliantly conceived trail that allows you to explore the marsh without ever getting we ...
    •  30 minutes
    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

    Silver Lake, a shallow alpine lake with surrounding wetlands, is made accessible and informative by a brilliantly conceived ...

  • Silver Lake

    0 Reviews

    Brighton, UT

    At the top of Big Cottonwood Canyon east of Salt Lake City near the Brighton ski resort, Silver Lake has slowly developed into one of the premier urban fishing spots for Salt Lake Valley residents. ...
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    At the top of Big Cottonwood Canyon east of Salt Lake City near the Brighton ski resort, Silver Lake has slowly developed ...