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2017 Summer Activity Schedule

Summer hikes are scheduled from May to mid-October.  Participants meet at the southwest corner of the Smith's Marketplace parking lot at 750 North Main Street in Logan, Utah.  Participants should bring food, water, appropriate clothing, and a donation for gas and parking fees, where applicable.

It is the participant’s responsibility to be sure the trip is within his/her ability and stamina, and to have adequate equipment.  In most cases the hiker should be prepared with sturdy boots, hat, first aid kit, rain protection, insect repellent, extra clothing, food, water, and optional hiking poles. Contact the trip leader for more information.

Contact the trip leader for more information.  The  Cache Trails Cache Trails book is a good source of information for many of the activities.. Other resources include the  Cache Valley Visitors Bureau and the Logan Ranger District.Cache Valley Visitors Bureau and the Logan Ranger District. Of special interest are the well-done Logan Canyon Hiking Trails website, by Sarah Ohms, the Trails Illustrated map, and the new  Cache County Trails Cache website.
Date Event Description For More Information
13 May, 2017, Saturday
Deer Fence The Cache Hikers will host a 5-mile Saturday hike along the Deer Fence Trail from Blacksmith Fork to Providence Canyon with an optional 3-mile extension to Dry Canyon. This easy/moderate warm-up hike (600 feet of elevation) provides great views of the Wellsville Mountains as it passes the Millville Predator Research Facility, springs and rock formations. Meet at 8:00 and expect to return before noon.  Car shuttle required.
Dave W., 435-750-5913, Email Dave W
18 May, 2017, Thursday River Trail The Cache Hikers will host a hike on the River Trail on Thursday. This is an easy hike along the Logan River in lower Logan Canyon, about 4 ½ miles (car shuttle required). Bring water and a snack. Meet at 8:00 a.m. and expect to return before noon. For information contact302-670-7484, or email Gloria
21 May, 2017, Sunday Logan Canyon to Green Canyon The Cache Hikers will host a Sunday hike up the Wind Cave and Wind Cave Way trails, over the ridge and down the Beirdneau Trail to the Preston Valley Trailhead. This moderately strenuous hike features open views of Logan Canyon on an ascent of 2200 feet followed by a forested descent into Green Canyon, a trip of about 6 miles. Car shuttle required. Bring food, water and appropriate clothing. Meet at 8:00 a.m. and expect to return about 4:00 p.m. Stephanie, 360-480-0608, email Stephanie
28 May, 2017, Sunday Right Hand Fork Loop The Cache Hikers will host a Sunday hike from Willow Creek to Cottonwood Creek. Located in the Right Hand Fork of Logan Canyon, hikers will enjoy early summer wildflowers and great views as they travel up Willow Creek and return via Little Cottonwood Canyon. This is a moderately strenuous hike of 9.5 miles with 1500 feet of elevation. Meet at 8:00 a.m. and expect to return about 4:00 p.m. Dan, 435-752-8901, Email Dan
3 June, 2017, Saturday National Trails Day Join the Logan Ranger District in a National Trails Day activity to help maintain local hiking trails on Saturday. Wear sturdy footwear, long sleeves and pants and bring gloves and pruning tools if you have them. Meet 9:00 a.m. at Spring Hollow Trailhead (upper Spring Hollow Campground). Zach M., 801-625-5392, email Zach
4 June, 2017, Sunday Wood Camp Waterfall The Cache Hikers will host a Sunday hike to a seasonal waterfall in Wood Camp Hollow. This is a moderate hike, about 4 ½ miles round trip with 1800 feet of elevation, including about 3 ½ miles over unmaintained trails. Bring food, water and appropriate clothing (long pants recommended). Meet at 8:00 a.m. and expect to return about 2:00 p.m. Dave P., 435-752-3732, email Dave P.
10 June, 2017, Saturday City Creek The Cache Hikers will host a Saturday hike up City Creek near Richmond. This is a moderately strenuous hike, about 9 miles with 2500 feet of elevation. Expect springs, deep conifer forest, creek crossings, open meadow, wildflowers and views along this seldom-used trail. Meet at 8:00 a.m. and expect to return about 5:00 p.m. Nick, email Nick
17 June, 2017, Saturday Spawn Creek Trail Maintenance The Cache Hikers will host a trail maintenance day on the Spawn Creek Trail on Saturday. Clear brush and rocks until noon, have lunch and hike back to the Temple Fork trailhead. Wear sturdy boots, and bring clippers, loppers, gloves if you have them. Meet at 8:00 a.m. and expect to return about 2:00 pm. Jane, 435-750-5913, email Jane
25 June, 2017, Sunday Temple Fork Sawmill The Cache Hikers will host a Sunday hike along Temple Fork to the historic sawmill site and to see the terrain that would be lost if the proposed Temple Fork Dam is built. This is an easy/moderate hike with wildflowers and beaver dams, about 6 miles round-trip and 700 ft. elevation gain. Meet at 8:00 a.m. and expect to return about 3:00 p.m. Ann, 801-644-0353, email Ann
2 July, 2017, Sunday Willow Creek Loop The Cache Hikers will host a Sunday hike along Willow Creek. Located in the Right Hand Fork of Logan Canyon, hikers will enjoy summer wildflowers and great views as they travel up Willow Creek and Ephraim’s Cutoff, past Hunsaker Spring and back to Willow Creek. This is a fairly strenuous hike of 10.5 miles with 2000 feet of ascent. Meet at 8:00 a.m. and expect to return about 4:00 p.m. Laurel, 435-994-2366, email Laurel
8 July, 2017, Saturday Twin Creek – Blind Hollow The Cache Hikers will host a Saturday hike from Twin Creek to Blind Hollow. Hikers will follow a forest road to Bubble Springs and hiking trails past Hansen Pond and down Blind Hollow. This is a moderately strenuous hike of 8.5 miles with about 2000 feet of ascent. Car shuttle required. Meet at 8:00 a.m. and expect to return about 4:00 p.m. Susan, 435-752-4275, email Susan
16 July, 2017, Sunday Spring Hollow The Cache Hikers will host a Sunday hike on the Spring Hollow trail. This is a moderately strenuous hike of 7 miles with 2500 feet of ascent. Features include a well-made forested trail and rocky slopes with fossils. Meet at 8:00 a.m. and expect to return about 3:00 p.m. Dave P., 435-752-3732, email Dave P.
26 July, 2017, Wednesday Coldwater Spring The Cache Hikers will host a hike to Coldwater Spring on Wednesday. Hikers will travel from Tony Grove, past Coldwater Spring to a Cottonwood Canyon overlook and back. This is an easy/moderate hike, about 4.5 miles with 900 feet ascent. Meet at 8:00 a.m. and expect to return about 3:00 p.m. Renee, 435-757-3832, email Renee, or Kathy, 435.890.8105, email Kathy
30 July, 2017, Sunday Cherry Peak The Cache Hikers will host a Sunday hike to Cherry Peak. This is a strenuous hike of about 11 miles and 3800 feet elevation gain, from High Creek to Cherry Creek. Expect wildflowers, picturesque canyons, meadows, a mountain lake and spectacular views from this prominent peak. Car shuttle required. Meet at 8:00 a.m. and expect to return about 6:00 p.m. Dan, 435-752-8901, Email Dan
5 August, 2017, Saturday Jardine Juniper The Cache Hikers will host a Saturday hike to the Jardine Juniper. This moderate/moderately strenuous 10-mile hike gradually gains 1900 feet to the famous 1500-year-old Rocky Mountain Juniper tree, with wildflowers and canyon views along the way. Meet at 8:00 a.m. and expect to return about 3:00 p.m. Chris C., 435-753-8742, email Chris
13 August, 2017, Sunday Naomi Peak The Cache Hikers will host a hike to Naomi Peak on Sunday. This is a moderately strenuous 6.5 mile round trip with an elevation gain about 1900 feet to the highest peak in the Bear River Range. Enjoy views from the summit and wildflowers and birds along the way. Meet at 8:00 a.m. and expect to return about 4:00 p.m. Dave P., 435-752-3732, email Dave P.
19 August, 2017, Saturday Blacksmith Fork River Trail The Cache Hikers will host a hike along the Blacksmith Fork River on Saturday. This is an easy hike, about 3.5 miles round trip with about 200 feet of ascent. Opened last fall through the collaboration of Hyrum City, Cache County and the Utah Conservation Corps, this trail follows the south side of Blacksmith Fork River. Meet at 8:00 a.m. and expect to return about 3:00 p.m. Ann, 801-644-0353, email Ann
3 September, 2017, Sunday Tony Grove to Blind Hollow The Cache Hikers will host a Sunday Hike from Tony Grove to Blind Hollow. Expect a good view of Mt. Elmer on this moderately strenuous hike of 8 miles with 1000 feet of ascent and 3100 feet of descent. Car shuttle required. Meet at 8:00 a.m. and expect to return about 4:00 p.m. Dan, 435-752-8901, Email Dan
10 September, 2017, Sunday Cottonwood Canyon - Jardine Juniper Loop The Cache Hikers will host a Sunday hike to Jardine Juniper. This moderately strenuous loop hike (7 miles and 2000 feet of ascent with a bit of scrambling required in a few places) follows an old trail up to Jardine Juniper and returns down Cottonwood Canyon on another old trail. Meet at 8:00 a.m. and expect to return about 4:00 p.m. Laurel, 435-994-2366, email Laurel
16 September, 2017, Saturday Card Canyon Loop The Cache Hikers will host a loop hike connecting east and west Card Canyon on Saturday. Expect fall colors, beaver ponds and unusual rock formations on this moderately strenuous 6 ½ mile hike with 2200 feet elevation gain.. Meet at 8:00 a.m. and expect to return about 3:00 p.m. Susan, 435-752-4275, email Susan
23 September, 2017, Saturday Mendon Peak The Cache Hikers will host a Saturday hike in the Wellsville Mountains to Mendon Peak via Deep Canyon. This strenuous 7-mile hike climbs 2700 feet to the Wellsville ridge, with another 600 feet to the magnificent views from Mendon Peak. Meet at 8:00 a.m. and expect to return about 6:00 p.m. Stephanie, 360-480-0608, email Stephanie
30 September, 2017, Saturday Bunchgrass Creek The Cache Hikers will host a Saturday hike to Bunchgrass Creek via Tony Grove and White Pine Canyon. This moderately strenuous hike which requires a car shuttle, will be about 11 miles and 1000 feet elevation gain. Two lakes, peak views, and fall colors should make an interesting day. Meet at 8:00 a.m. and expect to return about 6:00 p.m. Dave W, 435-750-5913, Email Dave W