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A shady running path where runners often spot unusual aquatic birds.
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“city creek” (11 reviews)
Salt Lake City, UT
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

Take the time to walk ride or drive this part of the city. Salt Lake has an amazing number of parks and open spaces that are popular among residents and this is one of them

Thank bollyb
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Just a mile from Salt Lake City is a most delightful, hidden gem of a canyon! It is a well maintained road for hiking, biking, and driving (although in the summer you can only bike up on odd days and drive up on even days)....More

1  Thank Mamaperkins6
Reviewed 3 January 2017

City Creek starts near the capitol and beautifies a green belt that leads to the Bonneville Shoreline trail where things get a little more natural - and vertical. Along the way, there are places to look back towards town in astonishment at how different it...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 12 December 2016

So close to the middle of the city. It is reminiscent of other large city parks, only this one is a real canyon with a real stream.

1  Thank Cynthia D
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Moderately challenging hike through the canyon. Trail was washed out in some places but we were able to help each other through.

Thank jessicakV3862ME
Reviewed 30 September 2016

spent the day celebrating our daughters birthday had a picnic the camp site was clean and free of lots of trash. there was also a restroom very close. we had a lot of fun. its close to downtown salt lake. a very lovely canyon.

Thank donandreastark
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Best thing about City Creek Park is that dogs are allowed to run off-leash. With water nearby. And lots of other dogs. The footpath is dusty as all hell. Dark, silty sort of dust, the kind that Wheaten terriers seem to love to roll in....More

Thank BRHopewell
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Gently sloping paved street climbs for a few miles next to a pleasant wooded stream. Most of the walk is in the shade. After passing through Memory Grove (WWI), one is often alone for short stretches, passing friendly folk coming the other way. The road...More

Thank merryole
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to go that is close to downtown. It is a respite from the heat of summer. Dogs are welcome on a leash (and cleaned up after). We have hiked here in all seasons. The main walking area is shared with...More

Thank Jean R
Reviewed 15 July 2016

This canyon is beautiful year round. I have been there during every season and the trails are clean and well kept and pet friendly.

Thank Sharla67
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shawn n
What days are open to vehicle travel in upper canyon? Are reservations required to just drive up canyon? Are there any fees?
23 October 2015|
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Response from Carrie S | Reviewed this property |
Vehicle travel is allowed on even numbered days if you have a picnic spot reserved up the canyon. Not sure if vehicles are allowed without a picnic site reservation. There is a small fee of just a few dollars to reserve a... More