Big Cottonwood Canyon

Big Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake City: Address, Big Cottonwood Canyon Reviews: 5/5

Big Cottonwood Canyon
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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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ashar g
Houston, TX304 contributions
Wild and Beautiful
Apr 2021
Drove out here for a quick visit from SLC. Worth the drive and if you have time, great place for camping.
Written 25 July 2021
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NCWFUcyclingVet
Huntersville, NC338 contributions
Beautiful area
Jun 2021 • Family
We drive along the scenic Highway and hiked to donut falls. The area is beautiful and lush. They are lots of trails in the area. The hike was great. Lots of people there. Busy trail
Written 19 June 2021
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Krissy C
12 contributions
No having fun allowed
May 2021
We started to drive in. We wanted to pull over to have a meal and then continue driving through, but every single pull out required a fee, and the signage made a person believe they rather you just leave. No swimming, no dogs, picnic areas with $129 price tags. All we wanted to do was have lunch. Federal Govt park rules were a nuisance for our road trip. I bet it was beautiful.
Written 27 May 2021
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MKTBE
Topeka, KS2,772 contributions
Numerous Recreational Opportunities in Beautiful Setting!
May 2021 • Family
The beautiful Big Cottonwood Canyon affords children of all ages the opportunity for numerous recreational opportunities. The drive alone is a visual treat. A meandering creek accompanies the road, with many turnouts to view, and photograph, the natural beauty. For the adventurer hiking, rock climbing, camping, and skiing are all available. The drive leads to Silver Lake and Brighton Ski Resort. In summer and fall there are hikes that lead to picturesque Lake Mary, Lake Catherine, Clayton Peak, and many more. Big Cottonwood Canyon is absolutely stunning, and provides outdoor activities for all ages!
Written 3 May 2021
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Hot-Tati
Gilbert, AZ769 contributions
great road trio in a road trio
Oct 2020
we took our couples photos hear and enjoyed the drive finishing it off with a beautiful sunset as we exited the canyon
Written 19 February 2021
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CloCro
Tomball, TX193 contributions
Great drive
Jan 2021 • Couples
Such an incredible drive- you will get lots of pictures just dricing through. We stopped at Donut Falls trailhead and walked for a bit just taking photos and watching little kids learning how to ski down the tiny hills. Good place to make snowmen too!
Written 2 February 2021
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Ayisha T
Indianapolis, IN50 contributions
Incredible!
Sep 2020
An incredible place to visit and hike. The drive and views are pretty. Worth visiting when you go to Salt Lake City!
Written 6 December 2020
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Utah John
Salt Lake City, UT11 contributions
Fall foliage outstanding
Sep 2020
Big Cottonwood Canyon is a great treat any time of the year and the fall foliage adds an extra plus. The canyon is great for hiking, biking and just sight seeing. An of course in winter there is the best skiing on earth!
Written 27 September 2020
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ANDREW J
4 contributions
Awesome!
Sep 2020
Awesome. There is Mtn and Road Biking, hikes, including some with boardwalks, campsites, fishing, skiing and snowboarding and more. You can often see wildlife such as deer or moose, especially if you know the right trails and go early in the morning or in the evening.

As a local, I visit here every week. Just note that no dogs are allowed. (Even in the car) If you don't have a dog, or can leave yours at a hotel or house, you must visit! There is something for everyone -Thrill Seekers, Families, Large groups, Solo visitors, and more.

The views are incredible, and you will not recommend visiting, weather just on a drive or getting out and doing something.
Written 24 September 2020
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Annabell O
California214 contributions
Spruces Campground - Big Cottonwood
Sep 2020
The Spruces Campground in Big Cottonwood is stunning. Our site (#36) was on a small creek, and we loved the beauty and serenity of the setting. Bathrooms were very clean. We would have loved to stay longer and explore the area more, but we were on a long road trip. This stopover was a very pleasant surprise!
Written 12 September 2020
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