Logan, Utah is located approximately 90 miles northeast of Salt Lake City. From remote areas accessible only to hardy backpackers, to beautiful views enjoyed on a leisurely walk, Utah’s wide, open spaces are a patchwork of scenic, recreational, and historic venues.
Travel and Transportation
Things to Do
Logan Canyon Scenic BywayThis byway begins at the mouth of Logan Canyon, just east of Logan, in the Wasatch-Cache National Forest. The 41-mile road winds through towering cliffs, glacial cirques, natural springs and waterfalls. The climb from 4,700 feet to 7,800 feet at the canyon’s summit is rewarded by a sweeping view of Bear Lake.
HikingLogan Canyon has an abundance of scenic trails. Spring Hollow trail is located about 6.5 miles up the canyon and is an easy ½ mile walk to one of the region’s most photographed rivers. Another trail winds its way to the 1,500-year-old Jardine Juniper tree. A one-mile hike to the Wind Caves features outstanding examples of a series of arches and rooms formed by wind and ice erosion.
Mountain BikingMany popular biking routes are located in this region, offering all levels of terrain. Bike rental is available at local bike shops.
Boating/Water SportsBear Lake is Utah’s second largest freshwater lake and is 20 miles long and 8 miles wide. Personal watercraft, sailboats, and ski boats can be rented.