Fish Lake Loop in the Uinta Mountains.


Fish Lake also known as W-47 or Fish Lake Uintas, is located in Summit County, Utah in the Uinta Mountains. From Kamas take Weber Canyon Road. Once you hit the exit to Smith and Morehouse Reservoir you have about 7 more miles to go. Do not turn into Smith and Morehouse, instead continue heading East on Weber Canyon Road. There is some public parking near the Holiday Park area. You can access the lake from the Dry Fork Trailhead also called the Fish Lake Loop, or you can forge your own path. This hike gains elevation very quickly and is recommended for experienced hikers only. Bring lots of bug spray, the mosquitoes are thick in the summer time. Sand Lake is about half mile southeast or Round Lake and Fish Lake is another half mile past Sand.

Fish Species

Arctic Grayling, Brook Trout, and Cutthroat Trout.

Historical DWR Info

Fish Lake is a large reservoir with an irregular shoreline situated at the head of the Dry Fork Drainage. It is 46 acres at low pool, 10,180 feet in elevation, and 38 feet deep. The water level fluctuates 19 feet and approximately half the lake's surface area is removed at maximum draw down. Access is 4.1 miles southeast of Holiday Park on the Dry Fork Trail past Round and Sand lakes. The lake is also accessible on the Fish Lake Trail which begins as a jeep road 200 yards south of the Dry Fork Trail on the Holiday Park Road. This trail is steep and follows the ridge southeast for 4 miles to Fish Lake. Heavily used campsites are available with some horse feed below the dam. Spring water is not present Fish Lake contains a large population of Arctic grayling and a few brook trout Angling pressure is heavy and fishing success fair. Remember to pack out all your trash.

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There are several Fish Lake's in Utah. We refer to this one as Fish Lake Uintas. The most popular Fish Lake is located in central, Utah.

Nearby Areas to Fish

Sand lake, Round Lake, Whiskey Island Lake, Cuberant Lake, Teal Lake, Meadow Lake, Abes Lake, Kamas Lake, Ruth Lake, Cutthroat Lake, Jewel Lake, Hayden Lake, Naomi Lake, Beaver Lake, Whitney Reservoir.