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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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US$ 45.00*
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Big Cottonwood Canyon Tour
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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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  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“silver lake” (117 reviews)
“park city” (91 reviews)
“beautiful drive” (54 reviews)
Uintah-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Salt Lake City, UT 84123
+1 801-521-6040
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have made an annual pilgrimage from North Carolina to Big Cottonwood canyon and Solitude Mountain Resort for the last 10 years. The canyon is absolutely stunning with a beautiful stream that follows the canyon floor. The rock formations are majestic and speak to amazing...More

Thank Steve N
Reviewed 2 days ago

Big Cottonwood Canyon is the prettiest canyon around Salt Lake City. The drive up to the top (Brighton Ski Area) gives great vistas around every turn of the twisty road up. The rock formations, streams, forests, and mountains are breathtaking. Don’t miss the chance to...More

Thank chervew
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are a number of canyons out of the Salt Lake Valley. Parley's Canyon leads to Park City, Millcreek is great for hiking, but for sheer beauty Big Cottonwood is the most beautiful and has the best ski resorts in the winter.

Thank JRWarburton
Reviewed 1 week ago

The view is breathtaking! So much to look at and challenging trails in every direction. Every season has something different to offer.

Thank Taia M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anything in Big Cottonwood Canyon is great--the views, the resorts, you name it and it is there. Stunning drive up from the Salt Lake Valley.

Thank 904bkel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

from the valley down below to the 15,000 foot peaks,Big cottonwood canyon has something amazing for everyone.wheather it be mountain climbing, hiking,camping, hunting,fishing,rock hunting or just plain sightseeing,there are breathtaking sights around every corner.You might see deer or elk,mountain lions, black bears,mountain sheep,beavers marmots,moose,lizards, or...More

Thank rmorri235
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like hiking and being blown away by beauty then bring yourself here! This place is made to reconnect with yourself.

Thank Jillian S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mesmerizing! So beautiful and serene. A great place to reconnect with nature and all it's beauty. Especially beautiful in the Spring when all the wildflowers are blooming. If you want to see wildlife plan your trip early in the morning or early evening.

Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Silver Lake at the top of Big Cottonwood Canyon is a dream for all ages —a stroll around the lake for nature lovers and photographers.. It’s a beautiful meander in the spring, summer and fall, and a cross country dreamland in the winter on snow...More

Thank DPaulsenD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take a hike in Big Cottonwood Canyon - many side trails or hit snowbird and you can hike up and take the tram back to the resort - it will take a little time so pack a lunch and water and wear good socks and...More

Thank mburbidge
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Brandon S
1 February 2018|
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Response from rcdmstarnet | Reviewed this property |
Yes Brandon plenty of camp sites.... but it gets filled up fast. Recommend weekdays as the weekends gets filled by local residents. Enjoy..
Barbara T
21 January 2018|
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Response from Forest W |
I agree with the previous posters. We rented a car and drove ourselves. The worst thing about self drive is the driver needs to keep their eyes on the road lots of twists and turns. Drive yourself to a trail head park the... More
6 December 2017|
Response from Vikietti | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don´t live there, I go skiing.
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