Take The Short, Easy Trail To Ruth Lake For A Utah Summer Adventure With The Family
The High Uintas Wilderness encompasses some of Utah’s most stunning natural beauty. Its 456,705 acres include glacial lakes, fields of wildflowers, and Utah’s highest peaks (King’s Peak, at an elevation of 13,534 feet is here).
A trip along the Mirror Lake Scenic Byway is one of the easiest ways to explore some of this wilderness area, and visitors find dozens of lakes and hiking trails along the way. If you’re looking for a short, easy trail with big payoffs, check out the Ruth Lake Trail:
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What are some of your favorite hikes along the Mirror Lake Scenic Byway? Tell our readers about them in the comments!
Writer, editor and researcher with a passion for exploring new places. Catherine loves local bookstores, independent films, and spending time with her family, including Gus the golden retriever, who is a very good boy.
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