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Mill Creek Canyon

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Address: Salt Lake City, UT
Phone Number: 801-483-5473
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Scenic canyon for all seasons, offering hiking and biking in the summer and...

Scenic canyon for all seasons, offering hiking and biking in the summer and cross-country skiing and snow shoeing in winter.

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Fantastic place for a picnic

Several picnic locations throughout the canyon to choose from, offering privacy and shade while others are more out in the open. The bathroom facilities are pretty basic but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2016
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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10 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a quiet and peaceful respite from the city and have a little bit of time then Millcreek canyon may be what you are looking for. My favorite part of this canyon is a picnic area called Church fork. It is above the boyscout summer camp areas on the right side or south side of the canyon. Church... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Several picnic locations throughout the canyon to choose from, offering privacy and shade while others are more out in the open. The bathroom facilities are pretty basic but there was plumbing in the locations were used. It costs $3.00 per car when you leave, so it's cheap. It's just wonderful for a bonfire and cookout in the summer and fall... More 

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Visited with our dogs, hoping for a respite from city traffic and buildings. It's a nice canyon, has a narrow and curving road. There were many bicyclists and the road is quite narrow. It made me nervous for their safety as most drivers seemed to be in a big hurry to get to their destination. There are lots and lots... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Great canyon that is over crowded during the weekends. You'll end up walking a long ways to picnic areas unless you're one of the first cars up the canyon. Great trails, again parking is limited. Really distracts from experience. Odd days mountsin bikes are allowed on trails and they have the right of way. Even days dogs off leash. It... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

The Canyon peak is the biggest hike what i did. We went to one hike and landed in hiking this. It's 7 miles both the way

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

Had an afternoon picnic today. Very pretty unless you look on the ground. Litter EVERYWHERE! Why pay for a entrance fee (in which the annual national parks pass apparently isn't honored??) when there aren't any garbage services? No garbage cans = litter, obviously. Won't be coming up here again any time soon...

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Thank John W
St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

This is one of the reasons I love Utah. The canyons here are beautiful and so close to the city that you can go for the day and get back without much trouble. Mill Creek canyon is beautiful and peaceful. Spring and summer are my favorite times to go. Love it here.

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Thank Heather R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Millcreek is a favorite for hiking, biking, walking, snowshoeing and picnicking for families and couples. $3 dollar fee when you leave the canyon, dogs on leashes only, days restricted.

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Thank Janice G
Murray, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

I went snowshoeing a few times with various people, and have loved it! It was fun and challenging with absolutely gorgeous scenery. Even one day when there were a lot of people up there it is vast enough that it didn't feel crowded. Definitely a favorite place and will keep going back. It is so quick and easy to access... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

I love this canyon! Great place to escape into the mountains with a relatively short drive. I take my dogs up here through out the year and we always have a great time. They are allowed off leash on odd days.Keep in mind if you do bring your pets to pick up after them and some trails like Porter Fork... More 

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