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Spruces - Big Cottonwood

18 Reviews

About This Campground

Spruces Campground is located in scenic Big Cottonwood Canyon at an elevation of 7,500 feet. Salt Lake City is conveniently close. Visitors enjoy hiking, biking and fishing and Big Cottonwood Canyon camping.


Hiking and mountain biking are popular activities on canyon trails,…


For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Water Hookups
  • Max Length: 80 ft.


  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite


18 Reviews of Spruces - Big Cottonwood

Ratings Breakdown

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Heather B.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Mar. 29, 2021

An absolute favorite

I had heard amazing things about Spruces for years.  I was required to take a week off work, so I booked a site here.  And I was not sorry at all.  This was late June.  It rained and snowed for the first couple of days, but that didn't bother us.  It is absolutely incredible here.  The campground…

JThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 27, 2020

Too cute

Loved this campground. No showers. Flush toilets with sinks. Rivers and amazing areas for hiking right there. Hosts were fantastic and so nice and chatty. Little food truck and restaurant like a mile up the road - we got the best milkshakes ever and was definitely a highlight.

TThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 26, 2020

Great campground, but pricey

Nice campground with plenty of group and individual sites. They have single, double, and group campgrounds. I camped in a tent spot (48) and had a ton of privacy.

No first come first sites, however, 4 days before all sites become fcfs if not taken.

Nice flush toilet bathroom. Gates close at 10 pm


Spruces - Big Cottonwood is located in Utah


From I-215, take the 6200 South exit and travel a mile east to Wasatch Blvd. Take Wasatch Blvd a mile south to junction with Big Cottonwood Canyon/Highway 190. Make a left at the junction and travel up Big Cottonwood Canyon 9.7 miles to the campground.


40.64055556 N
111.63583328 W

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