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.
Our writer hits a hefty goal of the 100-day ski season while showing up to work (mostly) on time. Here's how she did it—and how you can too.
Splash near the shore, carve the water’s surface, reel in hefty fish, or camp. You can’t go wrong with a visit to Willard Bay State Park.
The southern Utah desert is a wonderland of redrock hikes, each with something unique to offer. Pack up and hit the trail.
A guide to a few excellent dog-friendly hikes around Salt Lake City that avoid conflicting with the area's watershed rules for dog access.
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