11,035 ft / 3,363 m

#241 in Utah

#4,258 in United States


5,810 ft / 1,771 m

#4 in Utah

#57 in United States


64 summits

#9 in Utah

#549 in United States

Top climbing months

August   29%

July   23%

October   23%

Most climbed route

South Willow Creek


  • Deseret Peak is the highest peak in the Stansbury Mountains.
  • Located in the Deseret Peak Wilderness.
  • The area is a contrast of the alpine wilderness with the surrounding desert basin and is very popular with hikers.
  • The trail that leads to the peak is easily accessible from Salt Lake City.
  • The mountain offers views of the Bonneville Salt Flats, the Great Salt Lake, and the surrounding towns and mountain ranges.
  • On a clear day, it is possible to see Mount Nebo, the highest peak in the adjacent Wasatch Mountains.
8 summits • 7.6 mi • 3,305 ft gain • 4 hr 17 min