Cecret Lake Trail

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Cecret Lake Trail is a 1.7 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Alta, Utah that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from June until September.

DISTANCE
1.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
390 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

lake

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

bugs

rocky

snow

no dogs

[IMPORTANT PARKING NOTE: Due to extremely limited parking access at Cecret Lake/Catherine's Pass Trailheads and to reduce congestion on the Albion Basin Summer Road and in the upper Albion Basin parking areas, it is highly recommended that hikers park in the Albion Base Area parking lot and hike the Upper Albion Meadows Trail or ride the free shuttle provided by the Town of Alta on weekends and holidays] A wonderful family hike to beautiful alpine lake in the Little Cottonwood Canyons Albion Basin. This is a very short hike to a beautiful alpine lake in the Albion Basin region near Alta and Snowbird Ski Resorts. This area is very popular on summer weekends so parking may be difficult. Take the time to relax at the lake and take lots of photos of your family with the mountains as a backdrop.

19 days ago

Pretty lake, but it’s a super short hike

1 month ago

Cecret Lake is a beautiful place. One of my favorite hikes. In August this beautiful hike is home to thousands of wild flowers!

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Beautiful lake and lovely hike. Summer wildflowers are stunning!

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Really lovely. Very few people There when we went (2 days ago).

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