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 trip
  • Elevation gain: 700 ft
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Beautiful 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.

Pack List

  • Good hiking/walking shoes
  • Trail snacks
  • Plenty of water for an 8 mile hike in the desert
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How to Get There

8 months ago

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

8 months ago

10 months ago

Fun hike and scramble. If you have a smaller dog you might need to help them up/down spots.

10 months ago

Added by Aaron Roth

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