Big Cottonwood Canyon

4.9711 Votes Currently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
  • Address: Uintah-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Salt Lake City, UT 84123, United States
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  • Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Trail, 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.

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.

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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
  • 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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  • 32.55% 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.

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