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Beautiful drive, incredible scenery with off-the-beaten path hiking trails

We stumbled upon this beautiful drive, that led us to some incredible scenery and photo ops, with... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2018
Clermont, Florida

We had spent quite a lot of time in Big Cottonwood Canyon and our drive to Snowbird was our first... read more

Reviewed February 5, 2018
Palm Harbor, Florida
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Scenic area located in Utah's Wasatch Mountains where visitors enjoy year-round activities such as skiing, hiking, rock climbing and camping.
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All reviews beautiful drive alta ski resort follow the road wild flowers from salt lake city parking area hiking trails worth the trip park city take pictures albion snowbirds bloom hike granite cars scenery
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Reviewed July 26, 2018

We stumbled upon this beautiful drive, that led us to some incredible scenery and photo ops, with off-the-beaten path hiking trails. We stopped off on the side of the road at a little parking area. We could hear water flowing so we hiked the trail...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JennScents
Reviewed February 5, 2018

We had spent quite a lot of time in Big Cottonwood Canyon and our drive to Snowbird was our first time in Little Cottonwood Canyon. It was very different and just as beautiful. The drive alone is a must do for nature lovers visiting Salt...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank dragonflytw65
Reviewed October 30, 2017

It's great. I had the chance to go to Lisa Falls and walking alongside the water, fantastic sights, fresh air. Honestly wish I had more time to spend here.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank ZekeMarsh
Reviewed October 12, 2017

Little Cottonwood Canyon is one of the three main routes up to Salt Lake City's famous Ski areas. All three routes offer spectacular views. Little Cottonwood Canyon is an eight-mile drive that ends in the old mining town/now ski resort town of Alta. If the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank HoleySneakers
Reviewed August 26, 2017

Worth the short drive from Salt Lake City. Beautiful views. Follow the road all the way up past Alta. Alpine flowers in bloom. Peaceful and quiet.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank pbnc63
Reviewed July 30, 2017

On our last trip to Salt Lake, my wife and I had about an hour or so of free time, so we decided to take a drive up the canyon. The road ends at Alta ski resort, so you'll need to turn around and go...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank KB_222014
Reviewed July 15, 2017

Visiting family in Salt Lake City, our daughter took us up to Albion Basin in Little Cottonwood Canyon to see the wild flowers. Although mid-July may be a couple weeks before peak season, the hike up the path to the mountain lake was quite spectacular....More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank snorkelingfan46
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

An amazing scenic drive right outside of SLC! Just as beautiful as Big Cottonwood Canyon, but less crowded. The road also ends at Alta and you must go back in the same direction you came, unlike BCC.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Mitch M
Reviewed April 13, 2017

I think this is what I miss most about living in Utah. I used to live in Sandy, which is in the valley below the drive up the canyon. It's very easy to get there and it's not as crowded as Park City and some...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank HurricaneHetty
Reviewed April 10, 2017

One of the top 5 scenic drives within 30min of a major airport in the US, maybe the best. Glaciated, U-shaped canyon. Mountains rise 7,000 ft over Salt Lake valley floor. Tram ride at Snowbird is amongst the most scenic trams/gondolas in US, and new...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Kurt H
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