... Trek Challenge: Prove that you have been to Lake Mary in Big Cottonwood Canyon! Take one of the little paths right down to the shores of this pretty little lake. Review. Northeast. Lake Mary Dam from Mapcarta, the free map. It’s still wildflower season up in the Wasatch Mountains. From the south end of the dam a trail will take you south to Lake Mary. Tuscarora Bowl / Lake Mary Area. The Lake Mary hike is easy to find as the trailhead … Lake Martha is just a half mile farther up the trail from Lake Mary. The hike to Lake Mary is popular and sublime! Big Cottonwood Canyon is a longer and less steep drive … Continue reading "Lake Mary, Brighton Ski Area" Came over from Lower Wolverine Chutes, slope looked suspect but welcoming, since solo took ski cut off the shoulder of Tuscarora above the bowl as I was solo. It is also very scenic when full. Lake Mary Dam is a dam in Utah and has an elevation of 9495 feet. Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. by September 21, 2019. State: Utah Location: Wasatch-Cache National Forest Length, One-Way: 1 miles Trail Type: Out and Back Minimum Elevation: 8800 feet Maximum Elevation: 9520 feet Elevation Change: 720 feet Best Season: Summer, Fall Difficulty: Easy Usage: Heavy Trail Information. Lake Mary Dam is situated south of Brighton. So here’s the deal. It’s a great spot for watersports, sailing and fishing. Some hikers choose to hike around the lake and have made trails most of the way around. Now Reading. The hike begins at the base of Brighton Resort in Big Cottonwood Canyon, (which makes the trailhead easy to find) and reaches Lake Mary in just 2.1 miles round-trip with 620 feet of elevation gain. Elevation. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is SILVER LAKE BRIGH which is approximately 1 miles away and has an elevation of 8,740 feet (804 feet lower than Lake Mary). Depth. The lake has a surface area of 95,000 acres, but only averages 10.5 feet in depth. Worldwide Elevation Map Finder . Consider this my midway contemplative hike of the Adventure Series, because boy did it make me think.. Lake Mary is a favorite of ours. 60' Comments. Lake Mary is a reservoir tucked below towering peaks at the end of Big Cottonwood Canyon. Oh, Lake Mary. 5" Width. This part is where you will gain about 700 ft in elevation until you come to Lake Mary. Visit Utah State Park for camping, paddleboard and boat rentals, restrooms, picnic areas and showers. From here you can see Twin Lakes Reservoir 200 feet below to the south and Lake Solitude 600 feet below you to the north. Residents of Utah County are certainly familiar with this large, beautiful lake. ). Lake Mary, actually a reservoir, is quite large (about 1,500 by 800 feet) and deep. Hiking. But since it is used as part of Salt Lake City''s water supply its size varies considerably, and when the water level is low its shores have an ugly barren look. I suppose it’s only fair that right around the halfway point of the 52 Hike Challenge (Hike 26) I get slapped with a big dose of hiking reality. It's just an elevation increase of 100 feet, but the path is pretty rocky, so navigate carefully. 10,500' Aspect. The Lake Mary Trail begins from the Brighton area parking lot. Similar to Cecret Lake, the trailhead is at the end of a canyon road (though here you have the chance to drive through the peaks over into Park City). Just before Lake Mary, Dog Lake is a short side trip. Skier. This page shows the elevation/altitude information of Brighton, UT, USA, including elevation map, topographic map, narometric pressure, longitude and latitude. 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