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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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Located in the Wasactch Mountains, this wilderness region offers a limitless range of recreation for outdoor enthusiasts.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“silver lake” (119 reviews)
“park city” (90 reviews)
“beautiful drive” (55 reviews)
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Uintah-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Salt Lake City, UT 84123
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+1 801-521-6040
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"brighton ski resort"
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"hiking trails"
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"lake solitude"
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"fall colors"
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"great hiking"
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"beautiful scenery"
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Reviewed yesterday

The drive up Big Cottonwood Canyon takes you past numerous areas to have picnics or stop to paint on a canvas or photo ops or hike into a mountain lake and streams. It is what I call our little "alps" -- for the well-maintained paved...More

Thank Andrea S
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Reviewed yesterday

Drive in the Mountains 30 mins from the City Hiking and picnicing in the Summer Skiing in the Winter

Thank bonez801
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Reviewed yesterday

The road from Park City back to Salt Lake is worth it. Amazing mountain views and wildlife along the way. Very cool when your at the top to look around at the valley below. Many pull off spots for photos.

1  Thank hpgent
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Attended a terrific wedding reception at the Milley Lift Chalet at Brighton on 6/17. Very beautiful.

Thank Steven S
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Reviewed yesterday

This is one of the major Canyon in the greater Salt Lake City area. Along with Little Cottonwood, it is easily one of my favorite "relaxed walk in the nature" spots

Thank Alexander H. B
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Reviewed yesterday

A very windy road close to the city takes you to beautiful scenery, outstanding hikes of varying difficulty in summer, and great skiing in winter. Explore the one-lane road that connects to Deer Valley and Park City.

Thank William H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic drive with pull off spots. Follows the Price River from the dam to Provo. Do not miss the falls. It is easy to miss some pulloffs.

1  Thank Carl B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had around 3 hours to kill in Salt Lake City and decided to take the drive to Big Cottonwood. The whole drive was absolutely gorgeous. There were canyons, mountains and creeks with lush flora - was indeed a very pleasing experience for the eyes....More

Thank Nostalgiyeah
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a truly beautiful drive through the mountains but I was disappointed that it basically dead ends at the top of the mountain after just several miles. Given that it was not skiing season when we took the drive, the "town" was pretty deserted...More

3  Thank Linda W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing trails,amazing views from the road. Jst 30mins from downtown Salt Lake City. Simply memmorable!! A must do if you're in Salt Lake City.

2  Thank BrianR_11
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DomandRuth D
12 June 2018|
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Response from Sherry B | Reviewed this property |
No. The Cottonwoods are water shed for Salt Lake valley and they do not want any dog feces getting into the water.
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Carole-688
23 March 2018|
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Response from judithw886 | Reviewed this property |
Carole, I just read some of your other questions and the fact you will be traveling in September. Another suggestion is to visit "Little Cottonwood Canyon" instead of BIG. Both canyons have same scenery and next to each... More
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Carole-688
22 March 2018|
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Response from JimDeBerry | Reviewed this property |
They have ADA access around Big Cottonwood and if its short distances you will be able to enjoy the views.
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