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Little Cottonwood Creek

Trail Number: 055

Trail Length: 6.2 mile loop

Difficulty: Easy

Trailhead: 1.6 mile up Right Hand Fork in Logan Canyon , stay to the left at the first junction and follow the Willow Creek trail—GPS: N41°46′656″ W111°37′164″

Elevation Start/Gain: 5600 feet/1000 feet

Route: "This is a beautiful part of the mountains at lower elevation, and one can do this hike sometimes in April, but most certainly in May, and it is only a short drive up Logan Canyon."

Follow the Willow Creek trail, past the mouth of Ricks Canyon. "Continue following the creek... eastward [0.8 mile].... The Willow Creek trail [turns] left (northward). Go up the Willow Creek trail for another 0.8 mile to the big switchback.... Leave the trail at the bend, and follow a faint trail... northwest which... passes between two prominent hills... through an area of aspen groves and meadows."

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

Cache Trails, 2023 Edition, edited by Dave Wallace and illustrated by Margaret Pettis (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