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60 mi 97 km of trail 5 Featured Hikes

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Trails in Big Cottonwood Canyon - 24

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0.8 mi 1.2 km
#1 Donut Falls Trail
Alta, UT
0.8 mi 1.2 km Alta, UT
Minor Issues
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Muddy, Snowy, Icy
23 days ago
12 
Cottonwood Heights, UT
4.0 mi 6.4 km Cottonwood Heights, UT
Unknown
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12.2 mi 19.6 km
#3 Wasatch Crest
Alta, UT
12.2 mi 19.6 km Alta, UT
All Clear
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Dry
45 days ago
0.9 mi 1.5 km
#4 Silver Lake Loop
Alta, UT
0.9 mi 1.5 km Alta, UT
All Clear
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Dry
45 days ago
Alta, UT
1.8 mi 2.9 km Alta, UT
All Clear
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Dry
58 days ago
Alta, UT
2.5 mi 4.0 km Alta, UT
All Clear
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Dry
45 days ago
Alta, UT
1.9 mi 3.0 km Alta, UT
All Clear
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Dry
58 days ago
1.1 mi 1.8 km
#8 Lake Mary Trail
Alta, UT
1.1 mi 1.8 km Alta, UT
All Clear
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Dry
45 days ago
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Cottonwood Heights, UT
3.8 mi 6.2 km Cottonwood Heights, UT
All Clear
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Autumn colors are setting in and the chokecherries are ripe. Yum!
44 days ago
Alta, UT
1.4 mi 2.2 km Alta, UT
Unknown
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Alta, UT
1.5 mi 2.4 km Alta, UT
All Clear
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Dry
45 days ago
1.2 mi 2.0 km
#12 Scott's Bypass
Park City, UT
1.2 mi 2.0 km Park City, UT
All Clear
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Dry
45 days ago
Alta, UT
2.2 mi 3.5 km Alta, UT
All Clear
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Dry
45 days ago
Alta, UT
1.9 mi 3.0 km Alta, UT
All Clear
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Dry
45 days ago
2.2 mi 3.5 km
#15 Butler Fork Trail
Alta, UT
2.2 mi 3.5 km Alta, UT
Minor Issues
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Snowy, Fallen Trees
24 days ago
0.9 mi 1.4 km
#16 Twin Lakes Trail
Alta, UT
0.9 mi 1.4 km Alta, UT
All Clear
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Beautiful day for hiking.
23 days ago
Alta, UT
1.2 mi 2.0 km Alta, UT
All Clear
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Dry
58 days ago
Cottonwood Heights, UT
2.5 mi 4.0 km Cottonwood Heights, UT
Unknown
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Alta, UT
5.2 mi 8.4 km Alta, UT
Minor Issues
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Snowy: Gets deep about 4 miles in but all good until there.
9 days ago
3.5 mi 5.6 km
#20 Mill D South Fork
Alta, UT
3.5 mi 5.6 km Alta, UT
All Clear
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Dry
58 days ago
1.2 mi 1.9 km
#21 Jupiter Peak Road
Alta, UT
1.2 mi 1.9 km Alta, UT
All Clear
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Dry
45 days ago
Mount Olympus, UT
4.5 mi 7.2 km Mount Olympus, UT
Unknown
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Snyderville, UT
0.8 mi 1.2 km Snyderville, UT
Unknown
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Alta, UT
1.0 mi 1.6 km Alta, UT
All Clear
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Dry
58 days ago

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