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Address: Uintah-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Salt Lake City, UT 84123
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Located in the Wasactch Mountains, this wilderness region offers a...

Located in the Wasactch Mountains, this wilderness region offers a limitless range of recreation for outdoor enthusiasts.

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Nice drive

If you are going to Salt Lake City, please take the time and drive the Big Cottonwood Canyon. It will take maybe 1-2 hours, depending on how many stop you make to take pictures... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2016
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San Antnio, United States
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San Antnio, United States
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

If you are going to Salt Lake City, please take the time and drive the Big Cottonwood Canyon. It will take maybe 1-2 hours, depending on how many stop you make to take pictures. On the drive up to the summit stop at the lodge (sorry I don't remember the name) which is located about half way and have breakfast... More 

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Santaquin
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

The Fall in the Wasatch Mountains is so very beautiful with the small lakes and the quiet beauty is a wonderful place to enjoy along with the fishing the serenity of it all is refreshing to the mind.

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Delavan, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

We made three drives through the Canyon during our week in Park City as the fall colors were in their full glorious stage. We went once on the weekend and twice during the week which was less crowded with the ability to find spots to pull off and take photos much less hectic and rushed. A little fresh snow at... More 

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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We were not sure as to what we wanted to do on our first time in Salt Lake, our hotel desk reception suggested we rent a car and check out Park City and Big Copper Canyon We loved the day. What a beautiful Canyon. Leaves were starting to turn near the top but rock formations were awesome

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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Must do a casual walk around the Silver Lake Nature Walkway. Beautiful lake views and lots of animals. The moose and the deer have no fear of being hurt, and the prairie dogs are very entertaining.

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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I hiked from the base of Brighton Ski Resort to Lake Mary and absolutely loved it! Snow all around the lake and on the path to it. About 800 ft elevation gain. No problem for these southerners, the landscape was a great excuse to stop (rest) and take a picture... Highly recommended 1.5 hr round trip hike!!!

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Halifax, NS
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

If you have time time to spend on a sunny afternoon, this is a lovely drive with a nice boardwalk suitable for a stroll through nature.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

A easy walking around Silver lake( less a mile) is high light of the trip. Not much a canyon with little foliage color changed. May be because of the cloudy day.

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Tampa, Florida
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

Don't have a whole lot of time, but want to get out in the nature? It's a quick drive from downtown SLC and the views are spectacular!

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Stuart, Florida
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

Leaves were changing and produced vibrant yellows and orange. The rock formations seem to be shooting out of the side of the mountain. Have only experienced the canyon during the winter. This was a treat. Easy hike around Silver Lake. Take Guardsman Pass to Park City.

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