Backpacking/Camping in Salt Lake City, UT
About Salt Lake City Backpacking/Camping
The Wasatch Mountains are a great place to leave civilization behind and enjoy the wilderness. Camping and backpacking opportunities abound in the high basins and alpine forests above Salt Lake City. Whether you are looking for a weekend adventure or a longer excursion, the mountains are calling and a night under the stars isn't far away.
The Spruces Campground in Big Cottonwood Canyon is the most modern campground on the Salt Lake Ranger District. This beautiful campsite has paved parking areas, parking sites and walkways.
Utah has been called the most scenic state in the country. The "Mighty 5" national parks attract the most attention, but even further off the beaten path are countless hidden gems.
Vacationing with kids? Summer or winter, outdoors or in, Salt Lake has a myriad of activities right at its fingertips to keep everyone from the hiker in your family to the history buff or water lover entertained.
The Uinta Highline Trail is an 83-mile, eight-mountain-pass journey that averages only 50 thru-hikers annually. Here's what it's like to spend a week on the trail.
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