- 14 mile roundtrip
- Time To Allow:
- 2 hours
- Elevation Change:
- 1500 feet
Time To Allow:
Much of the trail is shaded by the woods, with spruce, maple, oak, choke cherry, and box elder. The trail follows Little Cottonwood Creek up the canyon.
After three and a half miles (and 1300 feet vertical), the trail ends across the creek from an old ruin. Along the creek, you''ll see many reminders of the day when nature was to be conquered, controlled, exploited, or destroyed.
Even on weekdays, the trail sees fairly heavy use. But the trail is wide and passing is usually easy.
Note: Dogs are NOT allowed in the Cottonwood Canyons. If you want to ride with Fido, go to Mill Creek Canyon (a few miles north), Bonneville Shoreline (one mile south), or the Corner Canyon South Mountain Loop (five miles south).