Explore the popular Wind Caves

Tom’s experience at Wind Caves:

Wind Caves (also known as the Witch’s Castle) is a popular trail in Logan Canyon that is about 3.4 miles roundtrip.
Wind Caves Dog Friendly

The trail is very steep and climbs about 1,000 feet up the canyon walls.

Hiking to the Wind Caves

It doesn’t have a ton of shade and there is no water on the trail so it can get very hot.

Logan Wind Caves

The trail is easy to follow and the trailhead had a sign describing different wildlife including bats that are sometimes found in the cave.

Wind Caves Trail

There is also an outhouse at the trailhead. The cave itself is really neat and fun to cool off in after the challenging climb.

Wind Caves Hike

Dogs are allowed and bring plenty of water.

Tom’s Rating:

Trail Info: From Logan, head east through Logan Canyon towards Bear Lake. It is about 5.3 miles up the canyon, near the Guinavah-Malibu Campground on the left side of the road. There really isn’t a sign for the Wind Caves but you should see the campground and the parking area easily.

GPS:

Wind Caves Trailhead: 41.762195,-111.703545

Wind Caves: 41.762646,-111.717704

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Hike to the Rope Swing at Bloomington Lake

Tom’s experience at Bloomington Lake:

Bloomington Lake is a beautiful lake near Bear Lake in Idaho.
Bloomington Lake Hike

You can swim, fish and hike around the lake during the summer months. To the south of Bloomington Lake is steep cliffs that have snow most of the year.

Bloomington Lake Idaho

When we were there a few people had brought sleds and tubes to sled down the snow and then into the lake. The water was cool but refreshing during the hot summer months.

Trail to Bloomington Lake

There is also a rope swing you can swing on and jump into the lake. Be sure to test the rope if you are first in the morning and throughout the day.

Hiking to Bloomington Lake

The parking lot is large but it can fill up during popular summer times so be sure to get there early.

Bloomington Lake Rope Swing

There are outhouses at the parking lot and then it is about a half mile hike to the lake along a dirt trail. Dogs are allowed but must be kept on leash.

Tom’s Rating:

Trail Info: From Bloomington Idaho, drive west about 12 miles along FS #409. The road is mostly dirt through open ranges and can take a while if you are in or behind a low clearance vehicle. The forks are marked and the trailhead isn’t too difficult to find.

GPS:

Bloomington Lake Trailhead:     42.149379,-111.58382

Bloomington Lake:     42.1461,-111.575405

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