Lake Solitude Trail

#25 of 300 trails in Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest

Join the largest community of outdoor enthusiasts.

Get Started

Upgrade to Pro

Unlimited access to National Geographic TOPO! & Trails Illustrated Maps

Learn More »

Lake Solitude Trail is a 1.5 mile out and back trail located near Salt Lake City, Utah and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for camping, hiking & mountain biking and is accessible year-round.

Share your experience to help other people learn more about this trail:

Write ReviewUpload PhotosUpload Tracks

Chris MW (286)

2 Completed1 Reviews

Great hike. Very easy and pleasant. Perfect for beginners and kids. The lake is beautiful and very calming.

L T. (143)

It was a great hike for someone who isn't a regular hiker. It is a much cooler option when it's hot down in the valley. The lake is beautiful and serene.

Heather Bailey (275)

5 Completed2 Reviews

This is a great hike for beginners. I took my sister and nephew, who do not hike often, on this trail and they loved it. We went on a Sunday morning and only crossed paths with a few people. Ski slope construction is going on just past the lake right now so hiking past the lake is not allowed. The construction equipment was loud and did not allow for a relaxing morning at the lake as we had hoped.

Elizabeth Casillas (122)

3 Completed2 Reviews

Beautiful scenery! Tons of wild flowers and smelled just like pine trees. There's areas to have picnics, and benches to see the lake. The actual lake was low but like any other area due to the drought! The trail is very easy to follow and well marked!

Barbara Muñoz (390)

14 Completed9 Reviews

Lovely, relativity easy trail. Mostly shaded the entire way. Very steep right before the lake. It's actually 3 miles RT, just FYI.

Dan Davis (38)

1 Completed1 Reviews

Great hike easy fun and would do it again.

James L. (364)

Very nice short hike and a great way to escape the 100 degree day in SLC, at this elevation it was under 80 and threatened rain, was really a nice hike if short, but good for casual hikers looking to be a little challenged. I only hiked to Lake Solitude, normally there's a loop to hike but....

Ditto on the construction closure to Twin Lakes reservoir or pass, and I went on Saturday. The flat part of the trail around Silver Lake is very congested and on boardwalk, once you get around the lake a nice mile long virtually all uphill hike to Lake Solitude. The last 150 feet is pretty steep and would not be fun in the rain :) Then you pop up on the lake and it's really pretty. If there was active construction going on I could see how this would not be so enjoyable. BTW there is tree cover most of the way past the first lake. Once you are done plan to drive back over the pass heading east to Park City if it's open, then you can head back to SLC or Provo.

Steve Jorgensen (219)

2 Completed1 Reviews

Nice easy hike through aspen and pines. However, they are doing some heavy construction on the ski lifts near the lake so it was not peaceful at all. Loud construction for about half the hike. Construction also closed off the trail that continues past the lake so I couldn't do the loop to twin lakes like I was planning.

Casey Fullmer (129)

2 Completed1 Reviews

To crowded. Nice hike easy with only one steep spot the last 50 yards to the top. Good hike for kids but not a place to get away

Meghan Cline (106)

3 Completed2 Reviews