Birches Picnic Area

Birches Picnic Area

The Birches Picnic Area location is in Pleasant Grove, Utah
84062. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.

If you have any questions about the Birches Picnic Area facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

564 W 700 S
Ste.305, Box #5
Pleasant Grove

Phone number


Campground information Pleasant Grove, Utah


Birches Picnic Area is 15 miles from Salt Lake City up Big Cottonwood Canyon. Big Cottonwood Creek runs alongside the site. Vistors enjoy fishing, hiking, and biking. 


Big Cottonwood Creek is stocked for trout fishing and is a favorite among local fly-fisherman. Additionally, many hiking and mountain biking trailheads are located in the canyon.


Birches has 6 picnic sites, all with picnic tables, campfire rings, and grills. Pathways within the area are paved.

Natural Features

Big Cottonwood Creek runs alongside the site. Summer wildflowers paint the canyon with vivid color beginning in late July. Autumn leaves put on quite a show in late September.

Nearby Attractions

Big Cottonwood Canyon is a beautiful area known for its soaring peaks, pristine hidden lakes and cascading streams. Numerous hiking and mountain biking trails are in the area. Rock climbing is a popular activity as well. Solitude Mountain Resort is 11.5 miles up-canyon, offering scenic chairlift rides, hiking, a few dining options and a challenging 18-hole disc golf course.

Frequently Asked Questions About 564 W 700 S Pleasant Grove, UT

How do I make a reservation with Birches Picnic Area?

To make reservations at Birches Picnic Area, you can call the office at 385-273-1100.

Day Use – $10.00

Big Cottonwood Canyon Weekly Day Use Pass – $45.00*

Big Cottonwood Canyon Season Day Use Pass – $95.00*

*This pass will include entrance to day-use areas in Big Cottonwood Canyon (Strom Mtn., Birches, Ledgemere). Pass does not include access to group sites, amphitheaters, or glamping sites.

Where is Birches Picnic Area located?

The Birches Picnic Area is located at 564 W 700 S Ste.305, Box #5 in Pleasant Grove,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Birches Picnic Area have tent or RV camping?

Birches Picnic Area offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 385-273-1100 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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