2 reviews on. Home Bloods Lake Trail | Big Cottonwood Canyon Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links, which means we may receive a commission if you click a link and purchase something that we have recommended. View Larger Map. 0. In fact, this trail is a perfect summer hike for the pups since there are two lakes for them to swim in, Bloods Lake and Lackawaxen Lake. Mountain Trails Foundation hosted a soft opening for the new trail to Bloods Lake near Guardsman Pass in Bonanza Flat Saturday morning, July 6, 2019. Hiking to Clayton Peak via Bloods Lake Trailhead Clayton Peak (10,721 ft) is one of my favorite, after work peaks to summit. The trail is best used from May until October. This is a new trail that opened… Continue Reading Bloods Lake. My friend Pam and I did Blood Lake Trail, one of the more popular hikes on the pass. The trail takes many long, lazy switchbacks en route and is an excellent place for summer wildflowers and fall colors. Guardsman Pass Rd, Park City, UT 84060 . There is a large parking lot and several trails leaving from this area, so make sure you find the correct trail. No votes yet /*-->*/ Blood Lake Trail will lead you to the stunning views of the lake, which is small and clean with deep bluish-green water. While clicking these links won't cost you any extra money, they will help us keep this site up and running! link Copy Link. Home Bloods Lake Trail | Big Cottonwood Canyon Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links, which means we may receive a commission if you click a link and purchase something that we have recommended. It can be accessed by foot. Bloods Lake Lackawaxen Lake Trail. Dogs are also able to use this trail. Finally, the trailhead was moved to the Park City side just about a mile beyond Guardsman Pass. This lake is popular for paddle boarding, swimming an... more. Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway: Avoid the Bloods Lake Trail - See 481 traveler reviews, 184 candid photos, and great deals for Park City, UT, at Tripadvisor. LEGEND Green = Easy Hikes Blue = Moderate Hikes Black = Difficult Hikes Yellow = Overlook/Point of Interest Red = Lake/River. MODERATE miles unknown Out & Back elevation gain unknown: Lake Wild Flowers Wild Life Bugs . Tanzi Propst/Park Record “The trail is extremely aesthetically pleasing now,” Sturgis said. This is not the bathroom near the trailhead. Bloods Lake Trail | Big Cottonwood Canyon. Address: Park City, UT 84060; Hours may change under current circumstances. Is this your business? Bloods Lake is a beautiful lake near Guardsman's Pass, between Big Cottonwood Canyon and Park City. In the past, hikers had to park at Guardsman Pass just above the lake for a short (but often steep) hike. About. You can get there by taking guardsman pass that takes you to park city. Thanks to minimal elevation gain, this view-laden, three-mile out-and-back trail is suitable for all ages. Bloods Lake Trail. You can’t park at the top anymore. The Bloods Lake Trail still has snow on it but it’s open to the public. Join Nick as he takes you on the new Bloods Lake Trail and shows you all of the great things about this fantastic hike. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is best used from May until October. Map of Trails. SALT LAKE CITY — Bloods Lake Trail, a popular destination for Salt Lake City and Park City residents, is a beautiful 2.8-mile out-and-back hike through beautiful mountainous foliage and up to an alpine lake. Years ago, the trail started right at Guardsman Pass at the top of Big Cottonwood Canyon and crossed private property. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. Bloods Lake is a very popular trail near Park City. Best Hikes on Bloods Lake Trail. Lackawaxen Lake Loop via Lackwaxen Lake Trail . The Bloods Lake Trail is a beautiful route through tall aspen and pine trees in Guardsman Pass. Bloods Lake Trail | Big Cottonwood Canyon. Jun 18, 2015 - NOTE: The trailhead for this route changed in 2020. Brighton, UT Out and Back. Thanks to Wasatch crawlers for the sickass invite. Seasonal Popularity. They said a … Trail Access: Foot; Surface: dirt; Hiking Trails (4) 1. excerpted from our book. Jul 7, 2019 - This easy-ish one-mile hike featuring high mountain meadows, pine trees and wildflowers takes you to a popular lake with a rope swing. Salt Lake City's Incredible Hiking and Biking Trails pages 308-311: Buy book directly from the author! Hike to Bloods Lake on Guardsman Pass in Utah. Bloods Lake Trail is a 1.9 mile trail in Utah. 2. Home; Keyword Search Keyword Search; FILTER HIKES Location. New trail: Bloods Lake (completed 2018) Access via: The new Bloods Lake Trailhead, not the view area/mountain bike shuttle drop-off at the top of Guardsman Pass. The road has recently been paved and guard rails were added. You can read more about this trail renovation here. Pack bug spry. The road and trails are flanked with lush mountain foliage including aspens, pines and wildflowers. Getting to the lake. Locate. Bloods Lake Trail. The trail head that we used starts in the Brighton Estates off State Route 152 (the road that goes from Midway to Guardsman Pass). We started the hike from the Park City side of Guardsman Pass. This was a problem for years. This hike is dog friendly and fairly moderate up to bloods! Location & Contact Information Guardsman Pass Road Park City, UT 84060 United States. Bloods Lake Trail is a 2.8 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Park City, Utah that features a lake and is rated as moderate. Today we are talking about Lake Lackasomething Lackawaxen Lake. Bloods and Lackawaxen lake. (Tanzi Propst/Park Record) 40.609532713616, -111.5361405. Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway: Hike To Bloods Lake - See 480 traveler reviews, 184 candid photos, and great deals for Park City, UT, at Tripadvisor. Brighton, UT Out and Back. Not only is the trail a mere 1.5 miles (one way), but you get amazing 360 degree views of the surrounding canyons. Hikers were complimentary of how beautiful the trail’s scenery is and how it’s been revitalized. The old trailhead at Guardsman Pass is now solely a drop-off point and viewpoint. "Bloods Lake Trail is located on private property in Wasatch County, near Park City, UT. Lackawaxen Lake sits just below Clayton Peak, off of Guardsmans Pass.Because this trail is on the other side of Big Cottonwood Canyon, dogs are allowed off leash. Trail to the lake is rated moderate and is a short hike around 3 miles rounds trip. Bloods Lake Trail. 0. The current trail to Bloods Lake is newly built, after Park City bought Bonanza Flat, which includes the lake. Their donation helped renovate the trail and make it much better than what it was before. Gemini U. Any entry onto or use of the property without prior written consent of the Owner constitutes trespass and the Owner may pursue all available legal remedies to enforce it". Its a peculiar name in a gorgeous area. It is about 1.5 miles to Bloods Lake, but with elevation gain, may take 45-60 minutes or so at a leisurely pace. To Bloods Lake (1.5 miles/45 minutes) From the trailhead cross the road and follow the new (as of 2019) trail as it heads south to Bloods Lake. The current trail to Bloods Lake is newly built, after Park City bought Bonanza Flat, which includes the lake. 10/12/20. Trail Info. This is a new trail that opened last year, thanks to a private donor. There is a bigger parking area, and the trail is now open to the public. Blood Lake Trail will lead you to the stunning views of the lake, which is small and clean with deep bluish-green water. No votes yet. Bloods Lake (from East Parking Lot) Guardsman Pass. has access info for 73 trailheads 73 colorful trail maps 325 full color photographs loads of hiking tips regularly $19.95 now on sale for only $9.95. If you are looking for a trail that the whole family can enjoy, then this is the trail for you. Reviews. Overview. Verify your listing. Reviews . If you go right, it will take you to Lackawaxen Lake which is about 1/3 of a mile away on an easy trail, except for a boulder field you will have to cross just before you arrive at the lake. The Wall Lake trail starts at the Crystal Lake Trailhead. The old trail was shorter and began near the pass, where parking was very limited, so this is a much better option. July 8, 2019. Expect to see a ton of wildflowers in the late summer as well as a moose, marmot, or a swarm of hummingbirds. Bloods Lake is a beautiful lake near Guardsman’s Pass, between Big Cottonwood Canyon and Park City. About. Find Nearby: ATMs, Hotels, Night Clubs, Parkings, Movie Theaters; Reviews. As you pull into the large parking lot, you will pass a bathroom immediately. Mountain Trails Foundation hosted a soft opening for the new trail to Bloods Lake near Guardsman Pass in Bonanza Flat Saturday morning, July 6, 2019. share Share . In the past, hikers had to park at Guardsman Pass just above the lake for a short (but often steep) hike. DIFFICULT 3.9 mi. Guardsman Pass is a scenic mountain backway connecting Heber City and Park City to Brighton and on to Salt Lake City. Beautiful wild flowers. Bloods Lake trail sits high above Guardsman pass up Big Cottonwood canyon. Bloods Lake Trail. Descend this trail for about 500 feet, and it will intersect a trail. Bloods Lake is a heavily trafficked trail located East of the Guardsman Pass overlook near Brighton Ski Resort. While clicking these links won't cost you any extra money, they will help us keep this site up and running! Bloods Lake Trail Opening. This trail wouldn’t be possible except for a $50,000 donation from the Pilko family – thank you! It’s an open dirt area with bathrooms. This trail is best used from May to October. 2.8. miles (round-trip) Moderate. Bloods lake is an easy trail up on the east side of Salt Lake City. Reviews. This is a hidden gem of a lake … The trail traverses the mountainside and allows for a larger parking area near the trailhead. The incident happened about 2:15 p.m. along the Bloods Lake Trail near the Bonanza Flat area southwest of Park City, according to Utah Division of Wildlife Resources officials. Hiking; 5. Bloods Lake Trailhead. Bloods Lake Trail. Parking is at the new bloods lake trail entrance. Facebook; Twitter; Email; directions Driving Directions. The trail traverses the mountainside and allows for a larger parking area near the trailhead. It gets more challenging on the way to Lackawaxen. 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