At an elevation of over 8,800 feet, it's one of the largest natural mountain lakes in the state, spanning 2,500 acres. The lake is famous for its excellent fishing, particularly for trophy-sized lake trout and rainbow trout, making it a haven for anglers. Visitors can also enjoy boating, camping, hiking, and wildlife watching in this serene alpine setting, making Fish Lake a year-round destination for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers.
The aspen trees at Fish Lake are particularly famous for their brilliant fall foliage. In late September and early October, the leaves turn vibrant shades of yellow, gold, and orange, creating a stunning display of autumn colors. This makes Fish Lake a popular destination for leaf-peeping and photography.
Located just south of Torrey is a captivating wilderness area that forms part of the expansive Dixie National Forest. This remarkable plateau rises to elevations exceeding 11,000 feet, making it one of the highest and most scenic plateaus in the state. Renowned for its breathtaking alpine landscapes, Boulder Mountain boasts dense forests, pristine lakes, and meandering streams. Visitors can explore a network of hiking trails, go fishing in its numerous high-altitude lakes, and revel in the unparalleled beauty of this mountain wonderland, offering a serene and adventurous escape in the heart of Utah's wild backcountry.
(Larb Hollow Overlook, looking East into the National Park)