Silver Glance Lake

MODERATE 28 reviews
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Silver Glance Lake is a 5.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near American Fork, Utah that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from July until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
5.9 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
2450 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

backpacking

birding

hiking

nature trips

snowshoeing

trail running

cross country skiing

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

From I-15, take Alpine Exit 284. you will be traveling east on Highway 92 for approximately 7 miles to the mouth of American Fork Canyon. This is a Recreation Fee Area and you will pay your fee at the booth. Continue driving on the Alpine Loop to the North Fork of American Fork Canyon. Turn left onto North Fork (Highway 144) which will lead you to Tibble Fork Reservoir

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11 days ago

The trail from Silver Lake to Silver Glance is a little hard to follow, and it’s pretty steep, but worth it.

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19 days ago

Didn’t make it all the way to Silver Glance Lake as it was snowing & with the steepness, I opted to turn around after I had a nice view of Silver Lake below.

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My wife and I took the dog up this morning to get up to Silver Glance Lake. We got to the trailhead around 8AM and it was still a bit chilly at the start. Once we got up to Silver Lake we were warmed up. The trail starts out very easy and then gains elevation with some switchbacks up to Silver Lake. Lots of people fishing. Hiking to Silver Glance Lake is much more difficult due to steepness, but it's relatively short in length. Got caught in some afternoon rain so maybe bring a rain jacket if you'll be up in the afternoon. A moose was spotted down closer to Silver Lake so keep your dog on the leash!

2 months ago

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2 months ago

Such a great hike. Really secluded and beautiful at the top. The views on the way up are incredible. Relatively steep for some parts but well worth the hike.

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2 months ago

3 months ago

Beautiful hike with tons of wildflowers. Hiked to the top lake which ended up being 7 miles round trip. The views are best just above the first lake at mile 3. The top lake was neat but better views overlooking the lake below.

3 months ago

Awesome hike. Starting from Silver Lake it's a little steep at first but it gets easier towards the second half. Great views all along the trail. Lots of people on the trail until you get pass Silver Lake and then no crowds.

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3 months ago