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Mirror Lake Scenic Byway

Utah State Route 150, Kamas, UT
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Ranked #1 of 3 Attractions in Kamas
Type: Scenic Drives, Outdoors
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Jackson Township, Ohio (Canton/Massillon)
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52 reviews 52 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I always make time to drive the Scenic Byway 150 when returning from Wyoming to Salt Lake City. The whole drive is stunning especially when you get to Mirror Lake. You have to pay $6 (put in envelope at ranger station) to drive the byway if you want to pull over, otherwise I think its free to travel as long... More

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Magna, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The walk around the lake was very enjoyable and easy. Anyone could do it, we took our time and took lots of pictures. The lake was stunning.

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Oronoco, Minnesota
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183 reviews 183 reviews
46 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We saw cattle on the road (open range), hawks, mule deer, chipmunks, magpies, a light dusty of snow in the higher elevations, beautiful aspen in golden & rusty orange, fir & pine trees and the terrific, unique Wasatch Mountain Range. The top elevation for the road is about 10,800 feet. Provo River Falls is a particularly beautiful spot for a... More

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Los Angeles, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I cant claim credit for finding this drive, I got it off another reviewer SnorkelFiend34 http://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g60999-i481-k4981090-Best_route_from_Salt_Lake_City_to_Grand_Teton-Yellowstone_National_Park_Wyoming.html#37298455 I pretty much followed his whole route altho in reverse and added some detours of my own. I spent a couple of days doing it with a stopover in Pinedale at the Lodge on Fremont lake (highly recomended and add Skyline scenic drive round... More

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Green Valley, Arizona
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135 reviews 135 reviews
56 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

A scenic drive anytime but especially so when the fall foliage is changing. Sections of the drive matched Colorado or New England for fall foliage color. Stop at Mirror Lake and take the easy 1.5 mile walk around the lake. If coming from Kamas don't bother driving all the way to Evanston. Stop at the ranger station on the Evanston... More

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Utah
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

LET'S just say this is a part of utah that gets overlooked sometimes. WHY? I have no idea!!! FISHING, CAMPING, HIKING ALL IN ONE!!! Such AMAZING SCENERY when the leaves are changing, LIKE NOW!! WATCH OUT THOUGH open range means there are cows on the road, AND THEY ARE THERE!!! SUCH AN AMAZING PLACE!!

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Moneta, Virginia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

A great drive to reconnect with the beautiful scenery of the Uinta Mountains. Lots of areas to pull off, towards the summit there are many lakes, don't forget to see the Provo River Falls - easy walk from the parking lot.

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Newport Beach, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This is a must do if you are in Park City. This has to be one of the best scenic drives in the USA, its a 30 mile drive and you will see lakes, river, deer, water falls and if your later in the season some leaves changing colors. Its only $6.00 to park and pass is good for 3... More

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South Florida, Florida
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114 reviews 114 reviews
21 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

This is a "must do" if you area interested in scenic drives in the Park City area. The trip from Kamas, Utah, only 15 miles outside of Park City, to a small town just across the border in Wyoming, is 42 miles. The road is a state highway and much of the trip is driving through high elevation meadows--not the... More

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Provo, Utah
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126 reviews 126 reviews
28 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I love this ride. Compared to most places to ride the scenic byways, it is only a relatively short ride, but one of the most beautiful byways in Utah. Gentle curving roads that climb to over 10,000 feet above sea level. In the fall the colors a wonderful, in the summer it is a nice cool retreat. Just beware in... More

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