Hike of the Week: Little Cottonwood Trail
Published: August 7, 2012 09:57AM
Updated: July 27, 2012 12:38PM
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We'll never run out of trails to hike in this state.

I've driven past the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon plenty of times, but had never stopped for the trail sharing the canyon's name.

That changed earlier this month when I hiked the Little Cottonwood Trail. Click here for all the details.

Here are the vital statistics:

Hiking time » 3 1/2 hours

Round trip miles » 6.5 miles

Elevation gain » 1,115 feet

Difficulty » Easy

Trail head restrooms » Yes

Dogs allowed » No

Bikes allowed » Yes

Fees » No

— Nate Carlisle

Twitter: @UtahHikes