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Mill Creek Canyon

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Mill Creek Canyon - Salt Lake City, UT, 84109 - Citysearch
Since 1991, a protection and management program has worked to restore this park's recreational facilities and natural habitats. Mill Creek Canyon now boasts a number of first-class picnic areas and hiking trails, and it's become a popular destination for brunch cookouts on Sunday mornings. Many also...

Wasatch-Cache National Forest - Salt Lake Ranger District Picnicking
Mill Creek Canyon is one of the most popular picnic destinations for the Salt Lake area population. Recreational opportunities in the canyon include hiking, picnicking, fishing, mountain biking, backcountry use, and winter recreation. There are nine picnic areas and three have large group areas avai...

Wasatch-Cache National Forest - Salt Lake Ranger District Trails
Mill Creek Canyon is within a 30 minute drive for more than a million people. Mill Creek Canyon is located east of Salt Lake City, Utah at 3800 South Wasatch Blvd. Recreation uses include hiking, biking, picnicking, backpacking, and fishing. Excessive use led to deteriorated facilities, degraded wat...

Cross Country Skiing in Mill Creek Canyon - Salt Lake City
We all know how fun Mill Creek Canyon is in the summer for picnics, hiking and biking. But wintertime is a great time to visit the canyon. Mill Creek Canyon is a dog- and kid-friendly place to spend an afternoon in the snow and get some exercise too. It costs to get in, but the monies collected go t...

Desolation Trail Mill Creek Canyon Salt Lake City Utah
Along the way you pass through some deep forest on very steep hillsides (the switchbacks make the journey a pleasant one), where you will see a lot of treefall (possibly from avalanches?). In one spot there was a fallen trunk spanning a gully, and the men of the group had to do the testosterone thin...

Articles - Salt Lake City's Millcreek Canyon | Utah.com
For me, the canyon has been a refuge and recreation spot for all seasons. Once, I skied up the summer road with my friend Oakley and her dog Smedly. It was spring and the snow in the shadows was deep, but in the sunny spots the road had melted through and we had to carry our skis across a few bare p...

Mill Creek Canyon - Salt Lake City - Reviews of Mill Creek Canyon - TripAdvisor
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Salt Lake City Area Trails
Classic ride from the top of Big Cottonwood Canyon down into Mill Creek Canyon. Initial brutal climb to reach the crest, then a long downhill cruise. Intermediate technical with one short (walkable) section of extreme technical and a few short advanced technical stretches. Requires shuttle vehicle. ...

Salt Lake County - Frequently Asked Questions, Parks
. The trail is currently paved from 7800 South (Gardner Village) to 4200 South (approximately 6.5 miles). Pavement starts again at 3700 South and continues north to 2200 South (approximately 2.5 miles). Another stretch of paved section extends nine miles from Jordan Narrows Road (17000 South) to Uta...

outside.in · Millcreek, Salt Lake City UT
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GoCityKids Salt Lake City | Mill Creek Canyon
From Nov 1-Jun 30, the gate closes off the road just shortly after Log Haven. At the gate is a parking lot and a trail of packed snow where you'll find crowds of people hiking, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing. The grade is quite easy, making it a great hike for smaller kids to walk, ride in a ...

Millcreek Inn - Salt Lake City, UT, 84109 - Citysearch
My daughter's wedding was a memorable occasion at this beautiful facility! The natural beauty of the mountains, the lights, the candles, the food... everything was just perfect. The staff was on top of everything. They anticipated our every need and it was refreshing to be able to have people s...

Desolation Trail, Mill Creek Canyon | Utah Bird Watching Sites
Mill Creek Canyon is one of several heavily vegetated and well-watered canyons descending from the Wasatch Mountains into Salt Lake City. A popular year-round destination for a variety of recreationists, the entire canyon can make for interesting birding. Desolation Trail, described here, is just on...

Salt Lake Cycling - Salt Lake area rides - Millcreek Canyon
Nice ride. Shady, well maintained, and places to stop for water. It was my first time riding it today, and I will add it to my regulars. Traffic thinned out quite a bit after a while, with cars pulling into various picnic areas. A fun descent and not quite as treacherous as some in the area. Might t...

Mill Creek threatening the leash | Deseret News (Salt Lake City) | Find Articles at BNET.com
Many skiers go to the canyon on leash days so they don't have to contend with loose dogs on the trail. The county leash ordinance was intended to give these visitors that opportunity, Loren Kroenke, Salt Lake district ranger, said. Some are serious skiers engaged in physical training and others may ...

Utah Dog Hikes
I was one of the unlucky hikers who returned from a lovely hike with my friend to find my car window smashed, my door seriously dented and scratched, my purse stolen and the back of my car (where my dog sits) filled with broken glass plus the large rock that the hooligans *barely* managed to throw t...

Mill Creek to Desolation Lake
Get to Foothill Blvd on the east bench of Salt Lake City via I-215. Exit at 39th South. Take 3800 South eastbound into the Canyon. Drive all the way to the top of the canyon. The trail begins on the south end of the Big Water Trailhead parking area GPS N 40 40.922' W 111 38.914'. (Note: the gate t...

Hiking Information for Salt Lake City, Utah
Upper Mill Creek Canyon is part of the Great Western Trail. It climbs to the crest of the Wasatch and then follows it south to an intersection with Desolation Trail near Desolation Lake. A nice loop can be made by returning via Desola...

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