Lake Blanche Trail #020

Elevation gain is 2,560 feet. Major destinations include Lake Blanche, Florence, Lillian and Dromedary Peak

At a Glance

Restrictions: Watershed: Salt Lake City Watershed Restrictions apply and are strictly enforced. Backcountry camping is not permitted within 200 ft of any open water (lakes, streams, etc). Pets are not allowed at all (not even in your car!). Swimming is not allowed in lakes or streams. Visitors must carry out everything they bring in, including food scraps and fruit peels. Follow general ""Leave No Trace"" guidelines for disposal of human waste. Pollution of any kind will not be accepted. Watershed regulations are enforced by the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office, the Salt Lake City Water Department, the Salt Lake City - County Health Department, the US Forest Service, and the Alta Marshal's Office. Violations constitute a Class ""B"" misdemeanor and in most cases a citation is issued to violators. Wilderness: This trail enters a designated wilderness area, special regulations apply including limiting group sizes to 10 or less, no mechanized use (including Mountain Bikes), and using Leave No Trace techniques are recommended. Campfires: Campfires are prohibited within Mill B South Fork Drainage in the Twin peaks Wilderness.
Information Center: For more information contact the Salt Lake Ranger District at 801-733-2660.

General Information

Directions: Via Big Cottonwood Canyon Road (7000 South Wasatch Blvd) about 4.3 miles up the canyon to Mill B South Fork Picnic Area just before the ""S"" curve. Turn into picnic area and go left. Trailhead is located at the east end of the picnic area by the outhouse.


Day Hiking

This trail has a few difficult spots.
Elevation desc This trail has an elevation gain of 2700 feet.
Difficulty Level: Most Difficult


This trail has a few difficult spots.
Elevation desc This trail has an elevation gain of 2,700 feet.
Difficulty Level: Most Difficult

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  Area/Length : 
3.7 miles

  Elevation : 
6360 ft - 8920 ft