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Stump Hollow

Trail Number: 606

Trail Length: 4.5 miles one way (from US 89 to Peter Sinks)

Difficulty: Moderate

Trailhead: This trail leads to Turkey Trail and then to Little Bear Trail. The three trails can be hiked from either end; the trailheads are at West Hodges Canyon, about 1 mile southest of the USU Forestry Camp—19 miles up Logan Canyon Road (GPS: N41°52′585″ W111°33′900″) and Stump Hollow (junction of Logan Canyon Road and Beaver Mountain Road—24 miles up Logan Canyon Road GPS: N41°57′871″ W111°31′897″) Park in the lot at the northeast side of the junction and go back southwest along the highway for 0.1 mile to the trail. Go left (southeast) for another 0.2 mile, and look for the Stump Hollow trail going off to the right and climbing through the trees.

Elevation Start/Gain: 6952 feet/1400 feet

Route: "This trail [has] two sections and can be hiked either way;... there are two trailheads with a car shuttle in between.... [These trails have] nearly every kind of habitat found in the Bear River Range, plus one special feature: the Peter Sinks,... where the lowest temperature in Utah and one of the lowest temperatures in the contiguous US was measured at -69°F on February 1, 1985. This is a segment of the Great Western Trail....

"Much of this trail is shaded and pleasant walking.... Follow a rather indistinct trail through the treeless sinks marked by strategically placed large rock cairns."

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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