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Kidney Lake is a 18.4 mile out and back trail located near Mountain Home, Utah that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from July until September. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Distance: 18.4 miles Elevation Gain: 3,152 feet Route Type: Out & Back

dog friendly

backpacking

camping

fishing

hiking

forest

lake

This trails begins at the Lake Fork Trailhead next to the Moon Lake campground. At Brown Duck Lake 6.5 miles there is a junction with the Tworoose Pass Trail another 1.5 miles to Kidney Lake

backpacking
muddy
off trail
Fri Jul 05 2019

4th of July holiday weekend backpacking trip to Brown Duck, Island, and Kidney Lakes. I thought it would be busy but we literally had the place to ourselves. We saw only 1 other backpacker and a few day hikers the entire weekend. The fishing was great with well over 60 fish caught for the 1 day we fished at each of the lakes. Island and Brown Duck Lakes produced the most fish while Kidney Lake had fewer but slightly larger fish. We saw Osprey diving for fish in the lake while we were there. The views were great and the bugs were minimal for this time of year due to the late snow melt. I would recommend Brown Duck basin for a return trip.

backpacking
Sat Jul 14 1973

My first backpacking trip and been there several other time on loop hikes

hiking
Sat Jul 14 2018