Stretching back into the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Big Cottonwood Canyon offers a wide array of opportunities for enjoying wild countryside and the great outdoors. Make your way to the 24 km (15 mi) long canyon and hike along the area's network of trails and paths crisscrossing the rugged terrain, leading you to lakes, forested slopes, and many types of rock formations. Alternatively, hop on a bike to explore the area more quickly, or strap on your climbing gear to take advantage of the many popular local rock-climbing runs. Keep in mind that some of these hikes and activities can be quite difficult, so ensure that you're prepared for the trek and equipped with comfortable outdoor shoes. Our Salt Lake City day trip planner makes visiting Big Cottonwood Canyon and other Salt Lake City attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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