Wind Cave Trailhead in Utah


If you’re itching to reconnect with nature over the weekend near Cache County, the Wind Cave Trail in Utah is a highly recommended trail to take on. Located in Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest or near Logan, Utah, this trail is moderately challenging, so it’s perfect for beginners who’s ready to step outside of their comfort zone and also for seasoned hikers who can’t resist amazing views. See the important details you should know before tackling this trail below!



Overview Details

  • Duration: About 2 hours
  • Length: Total of 4 miles out and back
  • Elevation Gain: 1,095 feet
  • Difficulty: Moderately challenging
  • Activity: Hiking, running, and walking
  • Season: Year round, but best times are March through November
  • Pets Allowed: Dog must be leashed
  • Parking: Free

How Long of a Hike is the Wind Cave Trail?

To complete this 4-mile adventure, it takes 2 hours and 16 minutes on average. However, it will all come down to how experienced you are and how busy the trial is. This is also a popular area for running and walking, so depending on your pace, you may take longer. If you’re not a fan of running into a bunch of folks, then we suggest you take on the Wind Cave Trail on a weekday or in the early morning hours.

How Hard is the Wind Cave Hike?

The hike’s rated moderately challenging, so it will be somewhat difficult for beginners but not necessarily impossible. Folks from Box Elder County, Weber County, and nearby areas who have completed this hike often say the trail can get pretty steep, which makes the hike challenging. Depending on the weather, it may be harder to complete the hike, so if this is your first time visiting, be sure to go during March to November. Considering bringing your young children? The hike can be more challenging for the younglings. However, it is dog-friendly as long as your dog is leashed at all times during the trail. Still, you will get to see beautiful views throughout and even feel the breeze through the wind caves.

Discover More Activities Near Logan, Utah

Our team at Mountain West Motor knows all about where the fun is in Utah, so if you need more ideas, reach out to us! For this summer, we recommend the Cache Valley Cruise-In Car Show, where we’ll be there as well.


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