Box Lake Trail

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Box Lake Trail is a 1.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Payson, Utah that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from May until October. Horses are also able to use this trail.

1.1 miles 232 feet Out & Back

kid friendly




mountain biking

trail running


horseback riding



wild flowers


Access: From I-15 take Exit 250 into Payson. Travel south on Main Street to 100 North and turn left. Continue east to 600 East and turn right (south) for approximately 3-1/2 miles to the mouth of Payson Canyon. This is the begining of the Mt. Nebo Scenic Byway, continue driving on this road until you reach the Payson Lakes group campground turnoff (first turnoff for Payson Lakes). Turn right and follow the paved road around Box Lake to the trailhead that begins next to group site B.

6 months ago

9 months ago

Trail starts from Group campsite B. It climbs gradually gradually through aspens for a mile until the junction with the Jones Creek Trail. Saw a herd