Slot Canyon Hiking – Little Wild Horse Canyon

ashleyoutside

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Little Wild Horse Canyon – Bell Canyon loop hike is a popular day hike in the San Rafael Swell region. The loop hike is 8 miles and takes 3-4 hours. I can see why this is the “most popular hike in the San Rafael Swell”. I read that it can get crowded during peak season and on the weekends, ie, a parade channeled through the narrows. We went on a Thursday in early November and encountered 4 other groups along the loop. Hooray.

Also, it is free to hike the loop and camp at one of the sites along Little Horse Road. The nearby Goblin Valley State Park is $13 to enter and $25 to camp. So, free wins!

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leatherman

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Nice first post Ashley and welcome to BCP.
 

ashleyoutside

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Would you be willing to share where your campsite was?
From the Little Wild Horse Canyon trailhead we drove about 1-2 miles east on Wild Horse Road and turned right on the first dirt road we saw. We hit a fork in the road, took the right fork and within another few minutes of driving found this gem. There was another dirt road (right side of the road) with a camp spot continuing east from where we camped.
 
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