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Herd Hollow - Richards Hollow Loop Trail is a 14.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Logan, Utah that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from May until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 14.5 mi Elevation gain 2,040 ft Route type Loop

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Umar Shehzad
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HikingMuddy

This is categorized as a moderately difficult trail here which may be accurate if you’re an experienced hiker. It is a good hike, good vistas and very green at this time of the year, so don’t let the rest of my review discourage you from actually doing the hike but there are some things you should know and I have some advice for you in the last section of this review. The first 2 miles are somewhat steep, after that it got easier for about three miles but in that stretch there were a few river crossings where we got our shoes all muddy and I soaked my feet in water accidentally at one such crossing. There are also some points where having this app helped follow the trail as you can almost don’t see the trail but if you follow the map (for the first 6 miles) you won’t get lost. The hike gets a little steep again for about half a mile around 5 mile mark after which you reach the highest point. We had planned to eat food after reaching this point but we couldn’t find any shade to sit. If you follow the trail on this app, it takes you to an atv trail once you reach the highest point on the trail and then it starts to come downhill. It doesn’t seem like a hike anymore and barring the first 1.5 mile downhill, it gets kinda boring as it seems like a walk with no great views and has almost no shade. If you are to do this hike, which I recommend despite all my complaining, after reaching the high point you should go back to the trail and do it in the reveres.

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Paul Kemp
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Hiking

Pretty trail. Many kinds of wildflowers. Waterfall. Great vistas. What's not to like!

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Pete Slaughter
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Hiking

Hiked to the Waterfall and back. We really enjoyed this trail. Will look at doing the loop at a different time, but it was well worth doing the trek to the waterfall. Only about 12 other people on the trail and the waterfall was worth the effort. Great scenery.

Corinne Edwards
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Hiking

I parked at the Richards Hollow Trailhead and hiked up to the waterfall and back. BEAUTIFUL! Uphill the whole way with some serious switchbacks at the climax but my seven year olds hiked the whole thing by themselves. Three different stream crossings (logs to help you but assume some wet feet, at least in the spring. We only saw snow right up by the waterfall. Awesome hike!

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Janet Hancock
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HikingRocky

Lots of cow poop this time! Leaves are turning which made for some beautiful views.

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Carolyn Lenzie
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Horseback riding

Great trail if you are hiking. Not so much on horse back because of one small section of trail that is pretty narrow on horseback, with a steep ravine on the side. We actually got off our horses on the way back down and just let them navigate the trail in that area by themselves. Also, parking isn’t the best for those with horse trailers. We parked on the road just before the trailhead. Luckily the parking lot was mostly vacant by the time we were ready to leave so we could turn our truck and trailer around (4 horse). I don’t think we will be riding this one again, unfortunately.

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Kidlets Hull
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HikingRocky

We went on this trail on July 4th. To get to the trail you have to drive on some rough roads. Once you get to the trail head, there is a parking lot with a bathroom. (there is no other bathrooms throughout the hike) From there the hike is a gradual up hill climb to a gate, just open it and go right through. There was three river crossings, but there is logs that have been laid down to help you cross it. We only hiked up to the waterfall and back which was a 3.18 miles round trip. I, my sister, and brother (14,9,7) thought this hike was easy. My grandma and mom (61, 40) didn’t think it was that simple. We took our dog on this trail on a leash. Make sure you check the weather because it said it was not going to rain, but it down-poured on us.

Kay Morris
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Hiking

Starting at Richards Hollow and hiking approximately 6 miles in you are on a trail after that its road. You will end up on the road that takes you to Logan’s peak. Just FYI for those of you wanting to hike the entire loop.

Matthew Jackson
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Hiking

Beautiful up to the waterfall it was a short day low impact hike but very beautiful.

Kayte LaBore
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Hiking

Attempted to do this trail because it is close to my place. Definitely make sure you have a vehicle that can handle gravel roads. Its about 3 miles of gravel roads. Unfortunately, I was unable to go on the trail because the gate was locked with no information posted anywhere.

Amy Webb
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I loved this trail we went early summer and it was shady and green and beautiful ...we tried to go again today and the gate was closed with barbed wire ...anyone know why it's closed off like this there were branches making a fence with barbed wore wrapped around them just looked weird and there was no sign

Lezlie Fitts
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Hiking

Sweet beautiful hike! Easy but can be hot. Bring lots of water!

Bradley Schultz
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Hiking
First to Review

Great trail. Little traffic. Very peaceful hike.

Ryan Arkoudas
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Brandyn King
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Ollie Thompson
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Connie S
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Natalie Holmgren
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Lindsey Heaton
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KEVIN DAVENPORT
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Stockton Erickson
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Stockton Erickson
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Tarah Neujahr Bryan
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DJ Eckman
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Becky Billings
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Steve Hansen
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