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Temple Fork Sawmill

Trail Number: 062

Trail Length: 2.5 miles to the sawmill

Difficulty: Easy

Trailhead: 1.5 miles from the Temple Fork turnoff which is 15 miles up Logan Canyon (0.4 miles beyond the Blind Hollow trailhead)—GPS: N41°49′590″ W111°34′518″

Elevation Start/Gain: 6000 feet/720 feet

Route: "This enjoyable walk along Temple Fork Creek leads to the site of a sawmill,... built in 1877 to provide lumber for buildings in Logan. Remnants of the road can be seen along the trail.... [When] the mill burned down,... some of the equipment was salvaged, but some pieces are still there. The foundations of cabins used by pioneer workers can be seen in the clearing at the site. Look for the commemorative monument for more information....

"[When] the trail splits at the second bridge, stay left to go to the sawmill. The trail to the right continues on the Great Western Trail."

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For route details and special features, please refer to the best hiking guide in Cache Valley:

Cache Trails, 2004 Edition, Revised 2006, Jim Sinclair (Bridgerland Audubon Society)

Available from:
- Cache Valley Visitors Bureau
- The Book Table
- The Trailhead a.k.a Campsaver.com
- USDA Forest Service, Logan District Office
- USU Bookstore