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Big Cottonwood Canyon

Uintah-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Salt Lake City, UT 84123
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Canyons
Activities: Hiking, Skiing
Traveler Description: Beautiful in every season of the year. Lots of hiking (take gps and locator beacons so the police can find you) Be prepared for any hike. Water... more »
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Los Angeles, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We drove through the canyon during a thunderstorm and it was BREATHTAKING!!! The pouring rain added to the rushing rivers that flowed through the mountain. The fog and storm clouds made the mountain so mystical and romantic. It was breathtaking driving around every bend and turn. During the fall, the trees were changing colors and the forest was incredible! We... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

I had a lifetime of an opportunity to take the cable car to the top of The mountain. We were let out to take in the breathtaking scenery at 11,000 feet! I felt as if I could tough the clouds!! It is a must do and take a camera!

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Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

loved the hiking and the Silver Fork Lodge is a great place to visit after a hike. Lake Blanche is amazing.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

Amazing scenery, particularly beautiful in the autumn months. Great skiing in the winter. Nice in the summer to get away from the heat.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews 57 reviews
37 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

Such a beautiful place to visit. Perfect place for taking great pictures of the natural landscape of the area. Will definitely be back again

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Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

If you haven't lived in the mountains, or even if you have, this is a great canyon. And there is also little Cottonwood canyon. Very inspiring and awesome. Leading to great Ski Resorts. The best in the world. Spence

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Cedar Park, Texas, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

My wife ran the Big Cottonwood Marathon and couldn't stop gushing about the beauty of the scenery as they ran. The next day we drove up the canyon, stopping at various points to do a little hiking and climbing and take pictures. Definitely something to do when you're in SLC.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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159 reviews 159 reviews
48 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I was with a group of about 200 photographers. We captured some beautiful landscape photos. We took a bus from Salt Lake City from the conference.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This canyon was so beautiful. My first trip to Utah will last in my memory because of my time in this canyon.

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Nampa, Idaho, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

The Big Cotton Woods Canyon is truly amazing, we pulled over a few times to take pictures of the giant rock mountains. Definitely recommend going there if you like mountains.

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