Big Cottonwood Canyon

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  • Address: Uintah-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Salt Lake City, UT 84123, United States
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Sport, Trail, Tourist Center, Family And Kids, Adventure, Water Sport, Rock Climbing, Canyon, Picnic Spot

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.

  • Dogs are not allowed to enter the national park.

  • 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.

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  • Big Cottonwood Canyon Address: Uintah-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Salt Lake City, UT 84123, United States
  • Big Cottonwood Canyon Timing: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Big Cottonwood Canyon Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Big Cottonwood Canyon(preferred time): 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Big Cottonwood Canyon: 04:00 Hrs
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  • 39.52% of people who visit Salt Lake City include Big Cottonwood Canyon in their plan

  • 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

Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

92.3% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Big Cottonwood Canyon

People normally club together Snowbird and Castle Of Chaos Haunted House Redwood Rd. (formerly Nightmare Mansion) In Utah while planning their visit to Big Cottonwood Canyon.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Such a pretty canyon with great views.

  • This place is simply gorgeous in the autumn. :)

  • Had our wedding at storm mountain amphitheater 3 weeks ago. I can’t say enough great things about it! It is a beautiful place with fantastic views and background for wedding photos. The camp-hosts were very helpful! They blocked off our parking for our guests ahead of time and gave us parking pass’s to hand out for our guests which worked out real well. 15 pass’s were provided and we were able to purchase more to accommodate our other 10 guests at a minimal price. Thank you Storm mountain for helping us make our special day PERFECT!

  • Beautiful drive, many hiking areas, lovely aspens and pines, nice ski resort. Loved our drive through!

  • I was so lost and missed my friends wedding a disappointment it self

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