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It's a Happy Place For Me

It's a great scenic walk and it's easy enough that most people can take the walk around the lake... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Salt Lake City, Utah
Beautiful and remote, but very popular as well.

A wonderful easy stroll around a tranquil mountain lake. Great views all along the path. Kids... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Bel Air, Maryland
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
8074 S Big Cottonwood Canyon Rd, Brighton, UT 84121
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a great scenic walk and it's easy enough that most people can take the walk around the lake without too much difficulty and at their own pace. The exception may be those who are in a wheelchair or walker because the trail around the...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

A wonderful easy stroll around a tranquil mountain lake. Great views all along the path. Kids fishing. Ground squirrels at every turn. Duck families awaiting food. Awesome drive to the lake over Guardsman Pass (follow UT 224 south of Park City). Stunning viewpoints along the...More

Thank airpizz6
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful park providing a scenic trail to walk around a lake and lush grassy / wooded area. Definitely recommend if near Solitude or Brighton.

1  Thank pekk
Reviewed 8 July 2018

If you are looking for a nice loop hike through wet lands and the lake then I recommend it. I have been lucky to see a moose in the wetlands twice. If you feel like walking more then turn out to Twin lakes or Solitude...More

Thank Biztravr
Reviewed 5 February 2018

I was fortunate to hike this trail in the summer a few years ago and then again this winter and it was great each time. In the summer it was a nice easy walk around the lake and through a beautiful forest. In the winter...More

Thank dragonflytw65
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We enjoyed taking out of state relatives for a nice Silver Lake hike/walk. My 90 year old uncle, my 86 year old mother, my 80 year uncle, and other younger family members have enjoyed the Silver Lake experience

Thank Nancy147
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Silver Lake was fantastic and the road around the lake is well built. It's a pretty popular place and fortunately there are plenty of parking spaces. If you are on your way to Park City and you pass by, why not stop and have a...More

Thank ZekeMarsh
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Just a wonderful place to get away from the heat of the valley, very kids and senior friendly. More adventurous can take trails off lake....

Thank Pete D
Reviewed 21 September 2017

silver lake is beautiful. there were 3 moose wandering around which was awesome. the ranger we ran into was fun and informative. we choose silver lake because my father is in a wheelchair. we were somewhat disappointed that the boardwalk only went half way around...More

Thank s j c
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

This is an easy walk for all ages. There is a boardwalk around the entire lake with offshoots of trails if you care to hike a bit. It was a beautiful day for us, so the day was quite pleasant.

Thank Stacy G
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