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Beautiful Canyon

There are lakes, rivers and streams to hike and see. Great way to get out of the smog and get some... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ray V
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Climbing and hiking adventure

Spectacular fall foliage in my outdoor adventure up this magnificent canyon. I encourage you to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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.
Big Cottonwood Canyon Rd, Uintah-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Salt Lake City, UT 84121
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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 4 days ago 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 4 days ago

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
Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful hikes. Great for families with small children (as long as you keep an eye on them). Perfect for impromptu day trips or dates.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank NachelleTrekkie
Reviewed 5 days ago

We are all way visit this beautiful all most top of mountain when guest come, it all ways nice place to go walk around pond trail, lots a wood and very fresh refleeling, it is ok dress shoes but camping booth will be better to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sabukwon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I hesitate to write too much because I don’t want to overcrowd the canyon. I’ve hiked several trails many times and it never disappoints!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NanaS1980
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

There are so many beautiful hikes around this Canyon. Easy; Moderate and Challenge hikes. July is the Peak season to see wild flowers, Mooses; Deer etc... Easy hike is Secret Lake at Alta, Red Pine Lake; White Pine Lake etc... More charllenge hikes like Wolverine...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Big Cottonwood Canyon is a place of largely untouched Alpine beauty. We took out-of-state friends there for dinner, had a walk around the lake at Brighton, and watched a moose saunter off into the sunset.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank feistyone88
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

If you have a chance make sure to at least drive through big Cottonwood canyon. If you have time get out and do some of the hikes. Most are easy with plenty of parking road side. There are several water falls you can hike to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ten_in_the_sand
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

This was a wonderful trip to share with my boyfriend on his first trip to the Western US, a place to share a lovely day of hiking and a lunch with beautiful views of the mountains and ski slopes in the summer,

Date of experience: July 2018
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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
4 August 2018|
Response from jburns593 | Reviewed this property |
You can drive from Park City over Guardsman Pass right down into the canyon.
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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.