Hidden Falls - Hike near Salt Lake City, Utah
Big Cottonwood Canyon Rd, Salt Lake City, UT 84121, USA,Salt Lake City,Utah
40.6351900376, -111.7238099782
12.3 miles SE of Salt Lake City, Utah
Address: Big Cottonwood Canyon Rd, Salt Lake City, UT 84121, USA
GPS: 40°38'6.7"N 111°43'25.7"W
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State: Utah

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Hidden Falls is a popular road side attraction for anyone cruising Big Cottonwood Canyon on a sunny afternoon. The falls are within strolling distance of the parking lot and only require about 15 minutes to visit.

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  1. Plan Ahead and Prepare
  2. Travel & camp on durable surfaces
  3. Dispose of waste properly
  4. Leave what you find
  5. Minimize campfire impacts
  6. Respect wildlife
  7. Be considerate of other visitors

Directions

From Salt Lake City, Utah

  1. Head west on 400 S/University Blvd toward Main St (0.2 mi)
  2. Turn left at the 1st cross street onto W Temple (0.2 mi)
  3. Turn right onto 500 S/Cesar E. Chavez Blvd (0.6 mi)
  4. Take the I-80 E/I-80 W ramp on the left to Cheyenne/Reno/S.L. International Airport/Las Vegas (0.2 mi)
  5. Keep left at the fork, follow signs for I-15 S/I-80 E/Cheyenne/Las Vegas and merge onto I-15 S/I-80 E (2.5 mi)
  6. Keep left at the fork to continue on I-15 S (5.9 mi)
  7. Take exit 298 to merge onto I-215 E/Belt Route (5.5 mi)
  8. Take exit 6 for UT-190 E toward 3000 E (0.3 mi)
  9. Keep left, follow signs for 6200 South E (341 ft)
  10. Turn right onto UT-190 E/6200 S/Big Cottonwood Rd S
    Continue to follow UT-190 E
    (1.7 mi)
  11. Turn left onto UT-190 E/Big Cottonwood Cyn Rd
    Continue to follow UT-190 E
    Destination will be on the left
    (4.4 mi)
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 From anywhere in the Salt lake Valley take I-215 East until you reach the 6200 South Exit (Exit 6). Signs are marked for the ski areas, you will be heading towards Brighton and Solitude Ski Resorts. Drive east on 6200 south and the road will become Wasatch Boulevard. Follow Wasatch Boulevard south to an intersection with Fort Union Boulevard (7200 South). The intersection is located 1.7 miles after exiting I-215.

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ochampenois

1/16/18 3:50 pm 5/20/17
Really pretty and an easy stop.
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