In the heat of the summer, I love heading up in the mountains to enjoy the cooler temperatures. My most recent excursion was a camp out with the tots and their cousins in Utah’s beautiful to Logan Canyon.
Logan Canyon has been designated a National Scenic Byway and as such as many interesting sections. The winding Logan river has some beautiful sections that are perfect for floating. The geological features, such as Wind caves and Logan cave, provide refuge for wildlife, including sensitive Townsend big eared bats.
|Big E’s cousin Tyler|
This National Scenic Byway winds through the mountains between the city of Logan, Utah and Bear Lake, which is situated on the border of Utah and Idaho. Just driving through the canyon is a great activity, but stopping along the way for camping, hiking or boating is what makes Logan Canyon truly fun.
The tots and I spent the night at Guinavah-Malibu Campground, which is situated directly on the Logan river. It was fun to play in the water, then head back to camp for a homemade dutch oven dinner. Logan Canyon visitors buereu describes this campground as a “soothing landscape of willows, big-tooth maples, and grassy meadows.” I have to agree, the place was beautiful and the campsite spacious.
We spent the evening around the campfire, telling stories, making s’mores and enjoying one anothers’ company. The tots enjoyed the multicolored glow sticks their uncle gave them, and I enjoyed being able to see exactly where they were at all times thanks to their florescent beacons. It was a great addition to our camp evening, and I plan on bringing glow sticks again in the future.
The campground was great, with flush toilets and easily accessible water. My only complaint was hearing the noise from passing cars on the highway.
Over all, our stay at the Guinavah-Malibu Campground in Logan Canyon, Utah was a great adventure.