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Ricks Canyon

Trail Number: 127

Trail Length: 4.4 miles one way

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/1920 feet

Route: "This pleasant hike is a short and easy trip up one of the side canyons off Right Hand Fork, and [gives] the possibility of [taking] longer loop [hikes]. This is a segment of the Great Western Trail."

Start hiking along the Willow Creek trail. "In about 0.4 mile... turn right (south) into Ricks Canyon.... After 0.8 mile Steel Hollow comes in from the left and you continue straight (south)."

Besides returning the same way, return "down Steel Hollow,... or [go west past] Herd Hollow/Cowley Canyon (FR 047) intersection, over to Richards Hollow" (in Blacksmith Fork Canyon, requiring a car shuttle).

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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