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Route to the Top of Bell Rock Spire
 
Final Ascent of Bell Rock  
 
Bell Rock Pathway
   

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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 Trail - The Beginning.

This trail will lead up the northern face of Bell Rock.  Taking the Bell Rock Pathway at the base of Bell Rock also gives hikers access to the southern trailhead of Courthouse Butte Loop. 
     

   The hike can be divided into four sections:

 
Courthouse Vista (Northern Bell Rock) Parking Lot to the Base of Bell Rock 

A day use permit is purchased at the parking lot.   

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Day Use Permit 

From the Courthouse Vista Parking Lot take Bell Rock Trail to the northern base of Bell Rock.   

 
Bell Rock Trail -- Traihead from northern parking lot.

View to the north from parking lot.

 
Bell Rock Trail Pathway View to North

View to the north from Bell Rock Trail.

 
North View from Bell Rock Trail
    
 

Hiking South on Trail

  
Bell Rock Trail 2 

View of the pass containing Chicken Point


Northeast view.


Bell Rock Trail Pathway View Northeast

Bell Rock in the Distance.



"Baby (Northern) Bell Rock" is a large rock in mid-valley, just north of Bell Rock.

 
Bell Rock Trail Pathway Large Rock in Mid Valley

Looking north at the Chapel of the Holy Cross

 
Bell Rock Trail Pathway

View to the east.

 
Bell Rock Trail Pathway View to the East

Approaching Bell Rock

 
Approaching Bell Rock from the North

Bell Rock Trail Crosses Bell Rock Path.   Bell Rock Trail Leads up Bell Rock.  To go to the southern trailhead of Courthouse Butte loot take the Bell Rock Pathway (Path) to the Right and head south.    
       

 
Bell Rock Trail Crosses Bell Rock Path 

View to northeast.
 
 


Bell Rock Trail Pathway View to Northeast

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.   

To Hike the Bell Rock Trail to the Top of Bell Rock Click Here.  Three additional legs of this hike are described along with two strenuous and hazardous paths up to a Spire.

 
Bell Rock


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