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Scenic area located in Utah's Wasatch Mountains where visitors enjoy year-round activities such as skiing, hiking, rock climbing and camping.
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

I think this is what I miss most about living in Utah. I used to live in Sandy, which is in the valley below the drive up the canyon. It's very easy to get there and it's not as crowded as Park City and some...More

Thank Heather R
Reviewed 11 April 2017

One of the top 5 scenic drives within 30min of a major airport in the US, maybe the best. Glaciated, U-shaped canyon. Mountains rise 7,000 ft over Salt Lake valley floor. Tram ride at Snowbird is amongst the most scenic trams/gondolas in US, and new...More

Thank kurtt225
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Drove up this canyon 3 days before Christmas and enjoyed seeing all the snow and beautiful scenery. Stopped at Alta Ski area just to enjoy the view. Enjoyed watching the people ski. You should take time to drive up this canyon. It is worth your...More

1  Thank Sherry B
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Little Cottonwood Canyon is short drive and it dead end about 8 miles from starting to finish. It is a beautiful drive but if you want a good choice of hiking I think Big Cottonwood Canyon is better. Little Cottonwood Canyon is the way to...More

Thank tibet71
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Drove this canyon with mu husband countless number of times and each time it's been a unique, out of the world experience! Ski resorts in winter and alpine lakes and hike in summer, what could get better than this! Especially when the drive to the...More

Thank Ruchi2787
Reviewed 16 August 2016

A steep canyon on the SE edge of the city, take the 215 beltline to the 6200. Becomes wasatch avenue. pass entrance to big cottonwood canyon, head up canyon towards alta. A couple nice campgrounds up there- and a huge ski resort complex. In Alta,...More

Thank flymetoaustralia
Reviewed 20 June 2016

We had toured Big Cottonwood and decided to drive up Little Cottonwood. The views are beautiful and it was a treat to see the ski resorts and homes and the top of the mountain. If you only have time for one I recommend Big Cottonwood....More

Thank TheSuze12
Reviewed 4 June 2016

This is a wonderful drive any time but this past May there were lots of waterfalls because of snow melt. Enjoyed sitting in our car at the end watching some people sled and some marmots running on the snow. Alta ski resort was closed, but...More

Thank Sherry B
Reviewed 3 May 2016

We drove through both Big Cottonwood and Little Cottonwood Canyon today. Little Cottonwood Canyon is a beautiful ride and the geology is so much different that Big Cottonwood. Not as many trail heads but equally as beautiful. When we drove back down the canyon road...More

Thank jdms33
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Little Cottonwood Canyon is the home to ski resorts Alta and Snowbird. The views are fabulous and this is a wonderful place for extreme out-doorish people. Many people hike up to the top of the peaks and ski/board down outside of the resorts. Hiking is...More

Thank GeorgiaGirl59
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