The Big Cottonwood Canyon is a beautiful 15 mile drive that is full of great opportunities for hiking, fishing, trekking, rock climbing and even has serene spots for picnics. This area was once a mining field around the mid 1800s and visitors can still see many open mines on this stretch. From Brighton there are several easy trails leading to various picturesque lakes, including Twin Lakes, Lake Mary, Lake Martha, and Dog Lake. The trails differ in difficulty but reveal the most jaw dropping panaromas. The Big Cottonwood Canyon makes for a refreshing break from the vapid city life.
Big Cottonwood Canyon Travel Tips
- Dogs are not allowed to enter the national park.
How to Reach Big Cottonwood Canyon
- By Car: From I-215 take exit 6 (6200 South) and turn right at the light heading southeast 1.6 miles to the mouth of the canyon.
- Porcupine Pub & Grille
- Canyon Inn Salt lake city Bar
- The Hog Wallow Pub
- The Shallow Shaft
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30.28% of people who visit Salt Lake City include Big Cottonwood Canyon in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
77.19% of people start their Big Cottonwood Canyon visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Big Cottonwood Canyon
92.3% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Big Cottonwood Canyon
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