Cottonwood Heights, UT Trails and Parks

Cottonwood Heights has 20 trails in the vicinity, including 17 hiking trails and 3 for campgrounds. These trails range from 0.9 to 14.4 miles in length. The most popular trails are Lake Blanche, White Pine Lake and Pfeifferhorn (via Red Pine Lake). Trails.com member Kyle G. recently completed Stewart’s Cascades (Stewart Falls).
  • Pfeifferhorn (via Red Pine Lake)View Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Cottonwood Heights, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  7–9 hours
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    Pfeifferhorn is one of the best summit hikes in the Wasatch. A scenic canyon trail leads to a glistening alpine lake. A challenging traverse ...

  • Mount Raymond (via Butler Fork)View Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Cottonwood Heights, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  4.5–5.5 hours
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    Admittedly, neighboring Gobblers Knob is 5 feet higher in elevation and has a more interesting name, but Mount Raymond is the more interesting ...

  • Ferguson Canyon to Big Cottonwood Canyon OverlookView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Cottonwood Heights, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  2.5 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    One of the lesser known canyons of the Wasatch, Ferguson Canyon is a hidden gem. Access doesn’t get easier—the trailhead is located right outside ...

  • Lake BlancheView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Cottonwood Heights, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  4.5 hours
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    This is not the road less traveled. Though the climb is strenuous, the trailhead is easily accessible, the trail straightforward, and the destination ...

  • Stewart’s Cascades (Stewart Falls)View Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Cottonwood Heights, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  1.5 hours
    •  3.8 miles
    •  Guide

    The Timpanogos area is rife with waterfalls, but Stewart’s Cascades, also known as Stewart Falls, are the easiest to access and possibly one ...

  • Bells CanyonView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Cottonwood Heights, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  2.5–3 hours
    •  5.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Bells Canyon is a long, deep, beautiful canyon with cascading falls, lush vegetation, and a rocky cirque. The trail is steep and challenging, ...

  • Tanner’s Flat CampgroundView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Cottonwood Heights, UT

    • Campgrounds  
    •  Guide

    Tanner’s Flat is a welcome break from the hot summers of the city below.

  • Redman CampgroundView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Cottonwood Heights, UT

    • Campgrounds  
    •  Guide

    You could spend a week at Redman and do something different every day.

  • Bountiful Peak CampgroundView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Cottonwood Heights, UT

    • Campgrounds  
    •  Guide

    Autumn drivers are treated to a canvas of magnificent brushstrokes of foliage.

  • Mount Timpanogos from Aspen GroveView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Cottonwood Heights, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  9 hours
    •  14.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Mount Timpanogos is the second-highest peak in the Wasatch Range and has been one of Utah’s most popular hiking destinations for almost a century. ...

  • Bell Canyon to Lower and Upper WaterfallsView Trail Details

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    Cottonwood Heights, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  3.5 hours to lower waterfall; 5 hours to upper waterfall
    •  5.1 miles
    •  Guide

    Bell Canyon is a steep granite canyon dug out by a glacier that exposed some of the oldest Precambrian rock in the world. The canyon sits just ...

  • Ferguson Canyon OverlookView Trail Details

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    Cottonwood Heights, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  2–3 hours
    •  4.9 miles
    •  Guide

    Ferguson Canyon is a delightful dog hike nestled between two dogless watershed canyons. With year-round water and lots of shade, it’s a cool ...

  • Maybird LakesView Trail Details

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    Cottonwood Heights, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  3 hours
    •  7.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Maybird Lakes (there are three) sit at the top of Maybird Gulch at the base of the Pfeifferhorn, which towers 11,326 feet above. More like ponds, ...

  • Red Pine LakeView Trail Details

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    Cottonwood Heights, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  3.5 hours
    •  6.8 miles
    •  Guide

    A consistent climb up Red Pine Fork brings you to one of Utah’s popular high-mountain lakes. Red Pine Lake sits in the Lone Peak Wilderness Area, ...

  • White Pine LakeView Trail Details

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    Cottonwood Heights, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  6 hours
    •  10.4 miles
    •  Guide

    White Pine Lake sits at almost 10,000 feet at the top of White Pine Canyon surrounded by crumbling granite cliffs. The canyon is a glacial trough ...

  • Butler Fork to Mount RaymondView Trail Details

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    Cottonwood Heights, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  4.5 hours
    •  7.8 miles
    •  Guide

    The hike to Mount Raymond via Butler Fork provides a rich selection of eye candy and experiences: lush aspen forests, open views up Big Cottonwood ...

  • White Pine LakeView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Cottonwood Heights, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  5–7 hours
    •  9.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Surprise—a glacial lake in Little Cottonwood Canyon that can be reached along a gently ascending trail. The open trail leads to wonderful canyon ...

  • Lake BlancheView Trail Details

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    Cottonwood Heights, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  3.5–5 hours
    •  5.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Lake Blanche is a classic glacial tarn at the base of a cirque. The hike to Lake Blanche begins at the Big Cottonwood Canyon floor and follows ...

  • Twin Peaks Wilderness TrailsView Trail Details

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    Cottonwood Heights, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  2.8 miles
    •  Guide

    The Twin Peaks from which this wilderness derives its name are glaciated crags of quartzite and granite shouldering 11,328 and 11,330 feet into ...

  • Big Cottonwood Canyon TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Cottonwood Heights, UT

    •  0.9 miles

    Big Cottonwood Canyon Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Cottonwood Heights, Utah. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 4,719 feet altitude. ...