Big Cottonwood Canyon Scenic Byway

Location: In Big Cottonwood Canyon 23 miles southeast of downtown Salt Lake City

This 14-mile long scenic drive offers pretty mountain scenery similar to Little Cottonwood Canyon. As in Little Cottonwood, there are picnic areas and campgrounds and access to numerous hiking trails. The ski resorts of Solitude and Brighton are at the top of the canyon. In summer and fall only, a maintained dirt road (Guardsman Pass Road) can be taken over the top of the mountains to Park City.
Length: 14 miles one way
Time: 45 min.
Time: Drivable year round
Surface(s): Paved
Suitability: Any Vehicle