Things To Do
Fresh Tracks in Kamas – Utah's Snowcountry
Not far from the hustle and bustle of Utah’s renowned Park City-area ski slopes is an untamed, snow-filled wonderland waiting to be explored. Here in the Wasatch Back, snowshoeing, ice fishing and snowcat skiing set the stage for an outdoors-facing winter getaway imbued with authenticity and solitude.
Top Mirror Lake Scenic Byway Hikes
- Mirror Lake Loop
Easy (1.5 miles/2.4 kilometers)
Loop trail with an elevation gain of just 39 feet (11.9 meters) that features Mirror Lake.
- Mirror Lake Trail
Easy (4.0 miles/6.4 kilometers)
Out-and-back trail with an elevation gain of 383 feet (116.7 meters) that features Mirror Lake.
- Crystal and Watson Lake Trail
Moderate (3.2 miles/5.15 kilometers)
Out-and-back trail with an elevation gain of 419 feet (127.7 meters) that features lake views.
- Duck Lake Trail
Moderate (7.7 miles/12.4 kilometers)
Out-and-back trail with an elevation gain of 902 feet (275 meters) with lake views.
- Bald Mountain Trail
Moderate (2.7 miles/4.35 kilometers)
Out-and-back trail with an elevation gain of 1,174 feet (357.8 meters) leading to a peak at 11,943 (3,640.2 meters) with spectacular views of Mirror Lake.
Between the destination towns of Heber and Midway, Heber Valley astonishes with its alpine splendor and access to endless outdoor recreation.
Kamas itself is a quiet high country town with a population of around 2,000 people and a ranch mentality carried over from the earlier settlements. Today the town defines itself by vast tracts of open space, access to recreation and family friendliness.
Park City is the perfect mountain town. The winter slopes were once featured in the Olympics, and in summer the mountains and nearby state parks and reservoirs transform into a hiking, mountain biking, fishing and camping mecca.