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Big Cottonwood Canyon

Uintah-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Salt Lake City, UT 84123
+1 801-521-6040
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Located in the Wasactch Mountains, this wilderness region offers a limitless range of recreation for outdoor enthusiasts.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“silver lake” (119 reviews)
“park city” (90 reviews)
“beautiful drive” (55 reviews)
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Uintah-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Salt Lake City, UT 84123
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+1 801-521-6040
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"silver lake"
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"brighton ski resort"
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"rock climbing"
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"solitude and brighton"
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"hiking trails"
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"lake solitude"
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"fall colors"
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"great hiking"
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"natural beauty"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A group of us headed to Silver Lake Loop trail for a quick hike. Halfway through the loop we saw a sign for Lake Solitude and took it. While the Silver Lake Loop is on a boardwalk and accessible for strollers, families with small children,...More

Thank Bill T
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Really beautiful place. We walked around the lake at Brighton on the board walk and hiked the 1.5 mile trail up to Lake Solitude.

Thank Daniel F
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Reviewed 3 days ago

There's plenty to do and see in this canyon.. ski, snowboard, fish, camp, hike, photography, take a scenic drive.. there's something for everyone of every age! We love this place!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We did 2 hours of scenic drive. It was absolutely gorgeous We went unto Silver Lake which has amazing views. I feel this place is underrated, definitely exceeded my expectation.

Thank Heema P
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Short drive up to Big Cottonwood Canyon where you will think you've escaped into another world! So many things to do at the resorts or trails to hike or bike. Make sure to wear comfortable shoes and have some rain gear just in case! Do-Nut...More

Thank Becky A
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The drive up Big Cottonwood Canyon takes you past numerous areas to have picnics or stop to paint on a canvas or photo ops or hike into a mountain lake and streams. It is what I call our little "alps" -- for the well-maintained paved...More

Thank Andrea S
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Drive in the Mountains 30 mins from the City Hiking and picnicing in the Summer Skiing in the Winter

Thank bonez801
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The road from Park City back to Salt Lake is worth it. Amazing mountain views and wildlife along the way. Very cool when your at the top to look around at the valley below. Many pull off spots for photos.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Attended a terrific wedding reception at the Milley Lift Chalet at Brighton on 6/17. Very beautiful.

Thank Steven S
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is one of the major Canyon in the greater Salt Lake City area. Along with Little Cottonwood, it is easily one of my favorite "relaxed walk in the nature" spots

Thank Alexander H. B
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DomandRuth D
12 June 2018|
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Response from Sherry B | Reviewed this property |
No. The Cottonwoods are water shed for Salt Lake valley and they do not want any dog feces getting into the water.
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Carole-688
23 March 2018|
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Response from judithw886 | Reviewed this property |
Carole, I just read some of your other questions and the fact you will be traveling in September. Another suggestion is to visit "Little Cottonwood Canyon" instead of BIG. Both canyons have same scenery and next to each... More
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Carole-688
22 March 2018|
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Response from JimDeBerry | Reviewed this property |
They have ADA access around Big Cottonwood and if its short distances you will be able to enjoy the views.
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