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Living in Big Cottonwood

I lived in Big Cottonwood in (BBC) for 20 years. The best things about BBC is the Cayon Itself... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
jeff a
Big Cottonwood Big Beauty

Big Cottonwood Canyon is a must see, whenever you are in the area, regardless of the season. In... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
RJRoadTrippers
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Located in the Wasactch Mountains, this wilderness region offers a limitless range of recreation for outdoor enthusiasts.
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Big Cottonwood Canyon Rd, Uintah-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Salt Lake City, UT 84121
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I lived in Big Cottonwood in (BBC) for 20 years. The best things about BBC is the Cayon Itself. Hiking to Lake Blanche is only 3.7 miles up the canyon on the South side. it was my favorite in the canyon. There is also Silver...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jeff a
Reviewed 3 days ago

Big Cottonwood Canyon is a must see, whenever you are in the area, regardless of the season. In the winter, there are two excellent ski resorts, Brighton and Solitude. The snow in the canyon makes all the peaks glisten. In the summer, it is a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Cleanest and most beautiful hiking trails ever! The fall is the best time to visit this canyon for hiking. The leaves are magnificent in a variety of fall colors

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Patti J
Reviewed 5 days ago

BCC is a wonderful year round destination. Plenty of opportunities to ski, backcountry, nordic, downhill, mountain bike, hiking.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cate O'Hare A
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful! We always look forward to our casual drives up the canyon! Every season offers new spectacular views and events! Even our three young children look forward to hiking and playing in Big Cottonwood Canyon

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dan H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There are many trails to hike for all levels of fitness. It is a great place to go and get away and connect to nature.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank valkyrieut
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I thought it would’ve nice but all I saw was an angry moose that yelled at me. Avoid this place at all costs and go to Park City to the outlet malls. It’s a much better experience.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 13 December 2018

There are lakes, rivers and streams to hike and see. Great way to get out of the smog and get some exercise. Ski resorts Solitude and Brighton are both outstanding. Always a nice scenic drive especially during the fall. There are also picnic areas, rock...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ray V
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Spectacular fall foliage in my outdoor adventure up this magnificent canyon. I encourage you to explore the great hiking in the wasatch canyons.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DerekLarsen
Reviewed 12 December 2018

In my opinion, there is no better place in the United States for access to a vast array of mountain adventures than Salt Lake City, Utah. Big Cottonwood Canyon is just minutes away from all the amenities of the city, but when you get there...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Mark A
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benjerin
6 October 2018|
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Response from dannyacm | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend a rental car. The canyon goes for about 15 miles or so. There are a lot of different areas that you can hike or bike into. Uber would be pretty expensive, not to mention you could lose cell connection in... More
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katieb951
4 August 2018|
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Response from jburns593 | Reviewed this property |
You can drive from Park City over Guardsman Pass right down into the canyon.
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DomandRuth D
12 June 2018|
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Response from 989shanes | Reviewed this property |
Not unless it’s a licensed service dog. No dogs in either Cottonwood canyons because they are watersheds for a large part of the valley.
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