Millcreek Canyon—Big Water Yurt

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About This Campground

During the winter season, the Big Water Yurt is set up at the Upper Big Water Trailhead, 4.5 miles past the winter gate at the end of the canyon road. It is accessible only by snowshoe or skis on the Millcreek Ski Trail. Reservations may be made for December 1-April 30.

Amenities include 2…

Site Types

  • Yurts

Features

For Campers

  • Firewood Available
  • Reservable
  • Fires

Access

  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
  • Hike In
    Hike a trail to your campsite

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1 Review of Millcreek Canyon—Big Water Yurt

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Jeremy H.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Nov. 30, 2020

Love this nearby yurt

This is a great place to take a small group for some winter backcountry fun not far from the city. There are more remote yurt options around, but this one feels pretty remote with its 2.5 mile hike in. It does tend to fill up fast so book early. It has a spacious bunk area with a nice wood burning…

Location

Millcreek Canyon—Big Water Yurt is located in Utah

Coordinates

40.685374 N
111.60727 W

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About This Campground

During the winter season, the Big Water Yurt is set up at the Upper Big Water Trailhead, 4.5 miles past the winter gate at the end of the canyon road. It is accessible only by snowshoe or skis on the Millcreek Ski Trail. Reservations may be made for December 1-April 30.

Amenities include 2 double-bunk beds (each 4' x 7'), wood burning stove, table and benches, vault toilet outside next to yurt, creek nearby for water source.

Remember to check the forecast with the Utah Avalanche Center before heading into the backcountry.

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