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Looking Back on the Bell Rock Trail, Leading to the Northern Parking Lot

This website is not designed to provide directions or navigation of the trails but solely intended to give you an idea what you may see and experience on the hikes.  


 
The Bell Rock Pathway (Path) -- West Side of Bell Rock
- Leading to Southern Junction with Courthouse Loop Trail. 

Bell Rock Pathway crosses Bell Rock Trail.   Bell Rock Trail Leads up Bell Rock.  To go to the southern Bell Rock parking lot or to the southern trailhead of Courthouse Butte Loop Trail take the Bell Rock Pathway (Path) around the west side of Bell Rock and head south.   

 
Bell Rock Trail Crosses Bell Rock Path 

View to northeast.


Bell Rock Trail Pathway View to Northeast

Northwest face of Bell Rock.

 

 
View of Bell Rock from the Northwest 

A closer view of Bell Rock.  Notice a slide area in the upper mid-portion of the rock.  Hikers have scaled this area.  Extreme care is needed since footing is poor and the slide may be slippery.     
   

 
Bell Rock
  

 

Off trail on the west side of Bell Rock.     
  
 

  
Bell Rock Trail Parkway

Looking west from Bell Rock Pathway.


Bell Rock Trail Parkway West View

Hikers on the top of the Southwest Bell Rock Spire

 
Hikers on the top of the Southwest Bell Rock Spire 

West side of Bell Rock (looking east) as seen from the Bell Rock Pathway. 


West Side of Bell Rock

West side of Bell Rock (looking east) as seen from the Bell Rock Trail Pathway. 


West Side of Bell Rock

View to the west from Bell Rock Trail Pathway.


Bell Rock Tail Parkway - View to the West

You are now at the southwestern side of Bell Rock.  A view of Courthouse Butte can be seen.  The trail (Courthouse Butte Loop) branches to the left (east) towards Courthouse Butte.  


Courthouse Butte

Once you reach the Southside of Bell Rock, on the left of the trail, there is a resting area with a bench under a shade tree.   Heading straight south, will lead you to the southern Bell Rock Parking Lot.   Past the bench on the left is the well marked southern trailhead of the Courthouse Loop Trail. 

 
Bench under a shade tree 


Continue Hiking The Southern Part of Courthouse Butte Loop OR Go to Bell Rocks Southern Parking Lot:  

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