Salt Lake County Parks
Program, Location or Amenity
SLCo Parks3383 South 300 East South Salt Lake, UT 84115Phone: 385-468-7275Fax: 385-468-1855/ Email
In case of a park related emergency after hours/on weekends or holidays please call 385-468-6101.
Mill Creek Canyon is managed by the
U.S. Forest Service. If you have questions about the canyon not specific to its reservable group sites or any other information not found on this web page, contact the:
Public Lands Information Center (located in the REI store)
3285 East 3300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84109
Monday through Friday from 10:30 am to 5:30 pm
Saturday from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.
Salt Lake County has an agreement with the U.S. Forest Service and the
County's Parks Office manages reservations at the canyon's 10 picnic group sites and mountain yurt.
You may view and download the
brochure published by the U.S. Forest Service which includes a map and trail information. Follows are common rules for some canyon activities.
Located 2.3 miles past the fee station on the left side. Has 2 group sites that may be reserved and several first come, first serve picnic tables. There is no drinking water available. Elevation starts at about 5,200 feet.
Located 2.6 miles past the fee station on the right side of the road. Has one group site that may be reserved and several picnic tables available on a first come, first serve basis. Next to the main canyon road. No drinking water is available.
Located 1/2 mile up on the left from South Box Elder Picnic Area. Has three group sites available for reservation or first come, first serve basis. Elevation is 5,500 feet. No drinking water is available.
Located 3.8 miles past the fee station on the right side of the road. Has four group sites that may be reserved. Spring water is available for drinking. Elevation is about 6000 feet.
Located at the Upper Big Water trailhead 4.5 miles past the winter gate at Maple Grove. Access by snowshoe or ski only on the Mill Creek ski trail. Operating season is December 1 through April 30. Elevation is 7,520 feet. You may view and download a
flyer published by the U.S. Forest Service.