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The Best Backpacking in Mexican Hat

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

Top backpacking spots in and near Mexican Hat

  • San Juan County, Utah

    Bullet Canyon Trail to Grand Gulch and Sheiks Canyon

    10.94 mi / 1942 ft gain
    Bullet Canyon Trail to Grand Gulch and Sheiks Canyon is a point-to-point trail where you may see wildflowers located near Mexican Hat, Utah.
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  • San Juan County, Utah

    Owl Creek Fish Creek Loop Trail

    15.24 mi / 1985 ft gain
    Owl Creek Fish Creek Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Blanding, Utah.
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  • San Juan County, Utah

    Backpack Great Gulch: Kane Gulch to Bullet Canyon

    5.0
    25 mi
    One of the many wonderful hidden gems in Utah (so just tell you close friends about it).Kane Gulch is located four miles south of the Highway 95/Highway 261 junction. At the Kane Gulch ranger station you will be able to use restrooms, overnight park your vehicle, pick up permits, and purchase are...
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  • San Juan County, Utah

    Backpack Grand Gulch

    10 mi / 600 ft gain
    Bears Ears National Monument is a truly special place. We voyaged willingly on a journey of discovery into the roots of who we are as human beings, and we were not disappointed: the ruins accessible in the canyons brought tears to our eyes. While Bears Ears used to receive just 9,000 visitors ann...
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  • Monticello, Utah

    Salt Creek Canyon Trail

    12.33 mi / 1555 ft gain
    Salt Creek Canyon Trail is an out-and-back trail that is moderately difficult located near Blanding, Utah.
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  • Monticello, Utah

    Backpack Salt Creek

    33 mi / 1000 ft gain
    The Needles District of Canyonlands receives 6 times as many backpackers as its more popular neighbor across the Colorado River, Island in the Sky. The Needles has an excellent trail network that is incredibly diverse, featuring amazing rock features as well as grassy meadows and savannahs.  Whil...
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