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Twin Lakes is a 2.6 mile out and back trail located near Salt Lake City, Utah and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible from May until October.

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Noelle Fitzgerald (58)

1 Completed1 Reviews

This hike was really nice. Especially right now with the changing of the leaves. However I think it should be rated moderate not easy. The entire trail is up hill the entire way.

Lindsay Duensing (179)

5 Completed5 Reviews

Great short hike - a little steep but worth it. Some loose rocks/footing on the upper portion of the trail. We saw people of all ages hiking - so definitely do-able for kiddos and older folks!

The fall colors are incredible right now!! The aspens are bright yellow all the way up the trail and around silver lake! We were here a few days ago in the evening and saw tons of deer and a moose with her calf! No animals this afternoon though.

Lots of large fish jumping in the water at both silver lake and twin lakes.

Will definitely do this one again!

Jenn Chow (155)

4 Completed2 Reviews

Awesome and beautiful!

Thal Wright (877)

43 Completed38 Reviews

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Teresa Romney (332)

28 Completed4 Reviews

Beautiful trail. We saw several deer, a young male moose, tons of birds, and cute ducklings at silver lake.
This trail starts at silver lake. Walk on the boardwalks to the far side where the trail heads for Twin Lake and Lake Solitude are.
The trail to Twin Lake is pretty steep the whole way, but not too terribly bad. Currently it is one lake (or reservoir) even though lots of maps show it as two. I guess when the water is lower there is a rocky divide between the two.
You can continue on to Lake Mary on a small trail the diverges at the opposite side of the dam. If you continue on the larger road/trail it will take you up Mt. Millicent to the top of the lift. I don't know where it goes after that because it is super steep and we turned around.
There's tons of beautiful views, wildlife, and wildflowers.

Krista Lynn (342)

21 Completed11 Reviews

A little steep but not bad. Beautiful lake, great place to throw rocks in the water and at stuff (according to my husband). Saw 4 or 5 deer

Krista Lynn (342)

21 Completed11 Reviews

Tequina A. (924)

Starting this trail from silver lake gives your body a minute to begin warming up before you hit the incline. Once on the trail you will find that for the inexperienced the trail may be a but difficult due to the quick elevation and incline of the mountain.

There are two trails up to the lake, one is very rocky and the second is a dirt path. They both end in the same place the dirt path just offers you the opportunity to hike the incline without scrambling over boulders so much.

Once to the "lake" I would suggest climbing higher past the little cabin looking feature and sitting on the rocks above twin lakes. the views are gorgeous and you can avoid some of the crowds scattered around the lake.

if the hike up didn't kick your butt keep going up the trail by the cabin. it will take you right up by evergreen peak and leads to some higher elevation views. unfortunately, if you hiking right now in july the higher portion of the trail is closed due to trail maintenance which also closes off the loop you can take to see lake solitude.

if you are a more experienced hiker getting to the trail should take no time at all. I believe it took the both of us 25 minutes. don't forget to enjoy the views of silver lake once you get up that first incline. if you still feel up for a hike when you finish I would suggest going up the hill and going to lake mary, she is beautiful!

Kristen E. (164)