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The Best Hiking in Grand County

Looking for the best hiking in Grand County? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Grand County. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Grand County

  • Thompson, Utah

    Photograph Sego Canyon Indian Rock Art

    0.3 mi / 0 ft gain
    Located north of Moab, off U.S. Route 70 is Sego Canyon.  There is a dirt road that travels north up into the canyon to an interesting and unique area of Indian rock art.  There are three different sections covering three different time periods and Indian groups. The petroglyph panel to the left ...
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  • Moab, Utah

    Rock Climb Dragonfly Canyon

    5 mi / 400 ft gain
    This canyon is a bit more advanced as it requires a mandatory swim and most likely a section of wet pot holes to surmount which, if dry, can also pose their own challenge. You will need standard canyoneering gear as well as two 60m ropes for the last rappel. Start by parking on a small pullout on...
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  • Grand County, Utah

    Hike Devils Garden Primitive Loop in Arches

    4.9
    7 mi / 1204 ft gain
    This adventure begins at Devils Garden, which is a hotspot in Arches National Park. Most people take the shorter route to see Landscape Arch and then turn around, but the Primitive Loop, while challenging at times, is completely worth it. Starting from Landscape Arch, the loop will take you to se...
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  • Grand County, Utah

    Landscape Arch

    2.8
    Landscape Arch is considered the longest natural arch in the world, and it doesn't take too much effort to experience and see. This arch is on a trail the is part of a larger loop called "Devil's Garden" and during the summer it lives up to its name, easily topping 100 degrees, the beautiful sand...
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  • Grand County, Utah

    Hike to Partition Arch

    4.5
    4 mi
    Hiking to Partition Arch begins at Devils Garden Trailhead which is at the end of the 16 mile Arches Scenic Drive road. Make sure to get to the trailhead early for 2 reasons: beating crowds and beating the heat. Arriving at sunrise will almost guarantee you a parking spot. Budget 2-3 hours round...
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  • Moab, Utah

    Dark Angel

    4.96 mi / 413 ft gain
    Dark Angel Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Moab, Utah.
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  • Moab, Utah

    Navajo Arch via Devils Garden Trailhead

    4.3
    2.91 mi / 377 ft gain
    In order to get to Navajo Arch, you will have to hike through Devils Garden Trailhead. The hike is relatively easy until you pass Landscape Arch. After that, the trail steadily climbs and you will find yourself scrambling and climbing up slickrock fins. You can stop and admire other well-known ar...
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  • Moab, Utah

    Tunnel Arch Trail

    0.75 mi / 20 ft gain
    Tunnel Arch Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Thompson, Utah.
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  • Moab, Utah

    Private Arch Trail

    5.39 mi / 541 ft gain
    Private Arch Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Thompson, Utah.
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  • Moab, Utah

    Hike to Pine Tree Arch

    3.0
    1.03 mi / 56 ft gain
    Pine Tree Arch is one of several gorgeous arches in the Devil's Garden Area of Arches National Park, and is easily done as a quick detour on the way to the popular Landscape Arch. It is accessed from the Devil's Garden Trailhead, itself approximately 18 miles from the park entrance. From the Tra...
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  • Moab, Utah

    Hike to Double O Arch

    4.5
    4.09 mi / 390 ft gain
    Starting at the Devils Garden Trailhead, this 4.2 mile looped moderate hike features flat sandy paths to narrow sandstone slabs with narrow ledges. Best time to complete this hike is early in the morning. Getting to the Devils Garden Trailhead at sunrise will almost definitely guarantee you a pa...
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  • Moab, Utah

    Wall Arch and Pine Tree Arch

    2.63 mi / 243 ft gain
    Wall Arch and Pine Tree Arch is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Thompson, Utah.
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  • Moab, Utah

    Tower Arch Trail

    2.45 mi / 440 ft gain
    Tower Arch Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Moab, Utah.
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  • Moab, Utah

    Hike to Tower Arch

    5.0
    2.46 mi / 440 ft gain
    Tower Arch is located in the remote Klondike Bluffs area in Arches National Park. If you're looking at the park map, you can see the unimproved Salt Valley Road that leads south then west from the main road towards Klondike Bluffs. The road is rough in a few places, but can easily be traversed in...
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  • Moab, Utah

    Tapestry Arch

    0.62 mi / 33 ft gain
    Tapestry Arch Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Moab, Utah.
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  • Moab, Utah

    Descend Lost and Found Canyon

    4 mi / 600 ft gain
    For this descent you will need two 60 meter ropes, an Arches National Park canyoneering permit, be comfortable with 4th class slick rock, and have your usual canyoneering kit.  This canyon does require some basic chimneying and canyoneering climbing techniques as well. The trailhead can be reache...
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