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. href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/54542759-117/trail-road-cottonwood-allowed.html.csp" target="_blank">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
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