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Big Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake City

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Stretching back into the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Big Cottonwood Canyon offers a wide array of opportunities for enjoying wild countryside and the great outdoors. Make your way to the 24 km (15 mi) long canyon and hike along the area's network of trails and paths crisscrossing the rugged terrain, leading you to lakes, forested slopes, and many types of rock formations. Alternatively, hop on a bike to explore the area more quickly, or strap on your climbing gear to take advantage of the many popular local rock-climbing runs. Keep in mind that some of these hikes and activities can be quite difficult, so ensure that you're prepared for the trek and equipped with comfortable outdoor shoes. Our Salt Lake City day trip planner makes visiting Big Cottonwood Canyon and other Salt Lake City attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • We drove the cannon no hiking this trip but I wanted to so bad. Driving was so pretty if you are having mobility issues like me. Absolutely beautiful mountains and rocky ridges. We we close enough....  more
    We drove the cannon no hiking this trip but I wanted to so bad. Driving was so pretty if you are having mobility issues like me. Absolutely beautiful mountains and rocky ridges. We we close enough....  more »
  • We are from southeastern PA and were visiting our daughter in Utah; we wanted to see some typical beautiful Utah scenery, so she took us on this very scenic drive (UT State Route 190). We did not... 
    We are from southeastern PA and were visiting our daughter in Utah; we wanted to see some typical beautiful Utah scenery, so she took us on this very scenic drive (UT State Route 190). We did not...  more »
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  • You can enjoy the view, do some barbecue and have fun
  • God is good all of the time !

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