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Mill Creek Canyon

Salt Lake City, UT
+1 801-483-5473
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Snow again!

First of all, the weather has been weird as we didn't get so much snow since last December. I have... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Normaliza I
Salt Lake City, Utah
Narrow Evergreened Canyon, Dogs ok.

Summer time, this is perhaps the best place in SLC canyons for picnicking. Short or long hikes... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Salt Lake City, Utah
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Scenic canyon for all seasons, offering hiking and biking in the summer and cross-country skiing and snow shoeing in winter.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“dog lake” (11 reviews)
“off leash” (6 reviews)
“picnic area” (6 reviews)
Salt Lake City, UT
+1 801-483-5473
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all, the weather has been weird as we didn't get so much snow since last December. I have been in Utah almost for three years, and this time is the abruptest snow we had. All of sudden we got snow last weekend. Yay!...More

Thank Normaliza I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Summer time, this is perhaps the best place in SLC canyons for picnicking. Short or long hikes possible. Dogs are OK whereas they are Not allowed in Big/Little Cottonwood Canyons due to watershed. Have to pay entrance fees. Fall drive for color is good most...More

Thank kurtt225
Reviewed 5 January 2018

A quick drive all the way east on 3900 South will reward you with one of the quiet gems of Salt Lake City. It's a narrow canyon, lush in the summer, great for CC skiing in winter, and a sure choice any other time of...More

Thank Phil_Montano
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Beautiful canyon less than a 10 minute drive from downtown on the freeway if you avoid rush hours. At least a hundred picnic spots, probably more like 2 or 3 hundred in multiple areas. Great for families. There is no camping in this canyon unless...More

Thank Cory S
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We absolutely love driving up Mill Creek Canyon in the fall to see all the beautiful fall colors. There are many areas to have a picnic as well as hiking trails along the way. Great way to spend a day.

Thank Beasley33
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Such diversity in hiking trails. I broke my leg there & I still can't stay away. My favorite hike is to Dog lake. One of the few canyons in Salt lake to take your dogs because it is not a water shed.

Thank debraelison
Reviewed 2 October 2017

A beautiful, narrow canyon. In and out only, does not go over the summit. $3 entry fee. Picnic spots available, limited. Approach on 3800 South Street and go 9 miles to the end of the road, narrow in places. Then park and follow the Big...More

2  Thank CalifDoug
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely mountain flowers and air but we did find it impossible to go up the hill with the truck at the top, so just turn around!

Thank desertkidz
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We went to Mill Creek Canyon over 4th of July weekend. Its a very scenic canyon with a nice creek (Mil Creek); picnic grounds, and good places to hike and bike. We also enjoyed a superb dinner at Log Haven. Its one of the most...More

Thank mini
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We went up the canyon for just a quick drive at the end of a date night. When you drive in you pass the entrance shack and are directed to pay on your way out. Driving around we noticed A LOT of litter, many of...More

4  Thank DanielandKristina
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Response from misseswissy | Reviewed this property |
Yes, if you can get there, you should be able to use them.