Hiking Little Wild Horse Canyon & Bell Canyon Loop
Utah › Little Wild Horse Canyon & Bell Canyon Trailhead
Added by Aaron Roth
Distance: 8.5 miles round tripElevation gain: 700 ftDuration: 5 hoursBeautiful and easily accessible slot canyons
The Little Wild Horse Canyon/Bell Canyon loop hike is a classic southern Utah experience. Little Wild Horse Canyon is the better of the two canyons, so if you can only do part of the hike do Little Wild Horse. If you're doing a loop of both, save the best for last and go up Bell Canyon and down Little Wild Horse. It is an easy hike with no major obstacles.
There is also plenty of camping nearby and bathrooms at the trailhead with plenty of parking. Others who have hiked this say they have never seen water above knee level when it is raining, but I would be cautious and check the weather before making the trip.
- Good hiking/walking shoes
- Trail snacks
- Plenty of water for an 8 mile hike in the desert
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Little Wild Horse/Bell
Awesome hike but very popular now that they have paved the road to the parking lot. For a bit more adventurous hike with far fewer people keep driving past the Parking lot for about three miles to a parking lot for the Ding/Dang Canyons loop. Don't miss Goblin Valley State Park or Crack Canyon
Fun hike and scramble. If you have a smaller dog you might need to help them up/down spots.
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