Greens Basin Trail
The Greens Basin Trail is a beautiful hike in the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest. This trail is accessible year-round for hiking in the summer and snowshoeing in the winter. Starting, and ending at the Spruces Campground, The Greens Basin Trail is a great way to spend the day exploring before settling down for a night under the Utah stars.
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Route Description for Greens Basin Trail
Greens Basin Trail is a beautiful hike in the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest. This trail is moderately challenging with a consistent incline. Proper hiking footwear is essential for this trial, and we recommend bringing along a set of hiking poles for some extra support. The Greens Basin trail is absolutely gorgeous year-round. In the summer, this hike is bursting with wildflowers, and in the winter, this trail makes a spectacular snowshoeing route when the Utah landscape is covered in the sparkling crystals of freshly fallen snow.
From the Spruces Campground, follow the Days Fork Trail south to a divide, then take a left to head east along the Green Basin Trail. Follow the trail into Greens Basin before turning around and retracing your path back out to the trailhead.
When you have finished your hike, you can head home or set up your tent and enjoy a relaxing evening at the Spruces Campground.
Getting to the Greens Basin Trail Trailhead
This hike begins at the Spruces Campground on the south side of highway 190/Big Cottonwood Canyon Road east of Salt Lake City, Utah.
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