Enjoy A Summer Picnic In The Woods In Utah’s Big Cottonwood Canyon

It gets pretty hot during the dog days of summer in the Beehive State. Utahns love to tell each other that it’s a dry heat, and sure, it’s better than heat and humidity. But when the temps are in the triple digits, it’s tempting to just blast the air conditioner, curl up on the couch with a popsicle and watch Netflix all weekend long. Don’t while away your summer in front of the TV. Instead, find a shady spot for a summer picnic. Big Cottonwood Canyon has picnic areas that are scenic and cool. Let’s take a look:

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Of course, Big Cottonwood Canyon is just one of dozens of canyons in Utah that are perfect for a picnic. What’s your favorite picnic spot when it’s hot outside? Tell us in the comments!

Address: Big Cottonwood Canyon, Cottonwood Heights, UT 84121, USA