Uinta Mountain Lakes

With more than 1,000 natural lakes and with more than 500 of them supporting game fish populations, plus more than 400 miles of rivers and streams, this is a haven for multiple types of fishing during the summer and fall, as well as ice fishing in the winter. Find even more information from the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources. You can also plan your hiking adventure around certain key lakes. Mirror Lake is one of the picturesque and has basic camping and RV facilities. The hike up to Lofty Lake will give you views and reasonably easy access to the highest lake in the Uintas.

 

We’d also be remiss if we didn’t mention that at the mouth of the Uinta Mountains, there are a series of reservoirs, Rockport, Jordanelle, and Deer Creek. These reservoirs serve as a major water and irrigation resource, in addition to more fishing and boating opportunities. During the summer, you can go from I-80 West through Kamas and take the highway all the way up to Evanston, Wyoming. Closer to home, you can do the I-80 (through Park City) to I-189 to Heber City down to Provo and back up to Salt Lake City on I-15.