Just half an hour’s drive from the Salt Lake City airport lies one of the most beautiful destinations in the state of Utah: Big Cottonwood Canyon. This 24-kilometre-long canyon is paradise for active travellers, hikers and nature lovers. In winter the area offers skiing, and in summer you can camp, fish and climb. Always surrounded by unique flora and fauna.
This vast empty canyon offers numerous attractions. There are 2 top ski resorts, Solitude and Brighton, as well as legendary climbing routes, mountain biking trails and plenty of delightful spots for a summer picnic. You will find hiking trails for all ages and levels of fitness, including excellent facilities for travellers with disabilities. The area also boasts beautiful lakes that attract sports fishers and water sports fans.