Red Pine Lake Trail

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Red Pine Lake Trail is a 6.9 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Sandy, Utah that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until November.

6.9 miles 2211 feet Out & Back

birding

camping

hiking

nature trips

snowshoeing

trail running

walking

forest

lake

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

muddy

rocky

no dogs

The White Pine trailhead is on the south side of the road, 5.5 miles up Little Cottonwood Canyon and 0.7 miles below Snowbird. The turnoff for the parking area is just after a turn and is easy to miss. Start slowing down just after the "White Pine Slide Area" sign. An asphalt path leads from the parking area to a footbridge across the stream.

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september 2015:
The hike up to red pine lake was something spectacular.
​The pictures that i was able to take, although beautiful, do not even compare to the real thing. with the leaves changing and the clouds rolling in there really is nothing else like it. and i was thrilled to see the small amount of snow that stretched itself over the lake and bit of mountain side.
If you ever are lucky enough to visit the mountains in September keep an eye out for chipmunks collecting food for the winter, they are gracefully fast little guys and fun to watch. And the White squirrel whom lives up at the lake!

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3 months ago

beautiful hike. was difficult with the snow/ice you were hiking up. would love to do this in the summer

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3 months ago

Beautiful hike. Completed in November but hope to check it out in the summer next time.

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4 months ago

Hard. Awesome views and lake is great. Lot's of climbing. Water and snacks help moral.

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4 months ago

It was a beautiful day to be on the trails.

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4 months ago

Perfect day. The aspens were beautiful and the weather perfect. Great hike, consistently uphill but not too difficult.

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4 months ago

The views are especially beautiful right now because of the fall colors. The view looking down the canyon into the Salt Lake Valley is as beautiful as any where on earth! We saw a bull and cow moose next to the trail.
Perfect temperature. Perfect day!

4 months ago

last two miles are tough climb to reach the lake