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Mirror Lake Scenic Byway, Kamas

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Mirror Lake is a lake in the high Uinta Mountains in Utah. It is a popular fishing and recreation spot. The lake contains three species of trout: rainbow, brook, and tiger. The lake has a Forest Service campground, picnic facilities, and a boat ramp for non-motorized watercraft. Access to the lake is by the Mirror Lake Highway, which is only open during the summer (other than by snowmobile).The lake's name comes from the near-perfect reflection of the surrounding mountains and trees seen from a roadside overlook or from the shore. The shoreline is owned by the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest.Mirror Lake includes the adjacent Mirror Lake Campground, with latrines, day-use areas and 94 campsites. The water that enters the lake is overflow from Pass Lake located just above Mirror Lake. The outflow is the headwaters of the Duchesne River.
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  • Beautiful. If going in late fall make sure gates are open. Go all the way to Evanston and drive back  more »
  • This has to be the most gorgeous drive and scenery in the area, I used to come up this way all the time as a kid and go fishing and camping at mirror lake.. the scenery is just breathtaking and after ...  more »
  • This 65 mile paved byway from Kamas, UT to the WY border is my favorite alpine drive in Utah and one of my favorites any where in the US. It has it all-wildlife, waterfalls, panoramic views, lots of m...  more »

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