Big Cottonwood Canyon Spring, Salt Lake City, UT


Posted: June 16, 2016

Category: North America, United States, Utah, View All

Utah 190
Salt Lake City, UT
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This spring is located on the north side of the road up big cottonwood canyon just before mile marker ten on your way up.

TDS reading of 161 ppm and a ph reading of 6.9

GPS Coordinates: 40.647138, -111.665239

  1. teresa says:

    is there some reason why there is no phone? This is 15 miles away, to drive to, in order to ask a question.

    • Todd M. says:

      Teresa, this is a natural spring coming out of the mountain. No phone, no structure. We have been drinking this water for more than a year now and love it. Runs all year long and always available. No cost and no chemicals! Worth the drive. Take several containers as you can’t get enough! ????

  2. Heidi says:

    Easy to find. Parking spot right across the street.

  3. Lisa says:

    Super easy to find and just 10 minutes from home. Easy to fill a water bottle prior to your hike.

  4. Hey folks this is not a Spring? says:

    It is a water outflow flow from a Mine. I suggest you get it tested. It is not pure as many think, many locals who have tested it do not recommend you drink it. It is interconnected to other mine tunnels in the area and are not fully protected from contamination.

  5. Michelle says:

    This is a wonderful spring! The clearest, best tasting water. Totally worth the drive up the canyon.

  6. Tami says:

    Hey Todd. Thanks for the info. Did you happen to have the water tested for bacteria? (coiform/e.coli?)

  7. clint says:


    My mother and I recently attempted finding this spring to no avail. Will someone please give specific directions, possibly landmarks and such. Thank you!

  8. Scott D says:

    You can see this vis Google Maps Street View @ 40.647128, -111.665229

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