A couple weekends ago members of the Harmons People and Training Departments, with their kids and dogs, headed up American Fork Canyon for a fun hike to Silver Lake. To get there you head up American Fork Canyon, past Tibble Fork Reservoir, and up a winding dirt road – a beautiful drive to a beautiful destination.
If you haven’t done this hike yet, it is definitely one to add to your list. The trail is just over 2 miles to the lake and a takes few hours round trip, plus the time you enjoy spending at the top. Pack a snack or a lunch and take time to relax and soak in the scenery. Several spots along the switchbacks the last mile and a half provide some very beautiful picture taking opportunities with Mt. Timpanogos as the backdrop. The lake level will vary with the seasons, so it is always fun to repeat the hike to see the difference. A couple people in this group did this same hike last fall and got to experience the amazing colors of the changing trees.
There are a few things you need to know before heading out for this hike: Continue Reading »