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The Best Hiking in Mexican Hat

Looking for the best hiking 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 hiking spots in and near Mexican Hat

  • Mexican Hat, Utah

    Behind Southern Lady Butte

    2.5 mi / 125 ft gain
    Behind Southern Lady Butte is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Mexican Hat, Utah.
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  • Mexican Hat, Utah

    Camp in the Valley of the Gods

    5.0
    The dirt road loop is relatively smooth and can be driven on by just about any car, campervan, or RV. However, check the weather beforehand because some areas can become flooded after rain and will be a difficult mud crossing. It can be driven in either direction. One entrance is off Highway 163,...
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  • Mexican Hat, Utah

    Hike the Honaker Trail

    4.0
    5 mi / 1010 ft gain
    In the days of Utah's Wild West gold rush (circa 1890s), a man named Henry Honaker decided to build a supply route from the San Juan River to the cliffs tops, roughly 1200 feet, above. The roughly hewn trail that Henry built; aptly named the ‘Honaker Trail’ was to act as a supply route for the go...
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  • Mexican Hat, Utah

    Citadel Ruins

    6.39 mi / 732 ft gain
    Citadel Ruins is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Mexican Hat, Utah.
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  • Mexican Hat, Utah

    Camp at Muley Point

    5.0
    0.25 mi
    Muley Point on the southern end of the Cedar Mesa is one of the finest camping (and car camping) sites in North America, towering some 2400' above the San Juan River Canyon (and The Goosenecks State Park) looking south directly into the northern mouth of Monument Valley. It is a breathtakingly be...
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  • San Juan County, Utah

    Camp at Goosenecks State Park

    4.3
    Located near the southern border of the state, Goosenecks State Park is a small slice of Grand Canyon views in Utah. The park overlooks the meanders of the San Juan River, and canyons that have eroded over the millennia. This park is great for anyone hoping to learn about geology, get far away fr...
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  • San Juan County, Utah

    Goosenecks Viewpoint Trail

    1.86 mi / 66 ft gain
    For a small entrance fee of $5, you have the chance to photograph a beautiful canyon view without having to hike miles and days to get to it. Enjoy this rare luxury! There is a pavilion with a picnic table for dinner while you wait for the sunset, and there are also bathrooms if you need them. ...
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  • San Juan County, Utah

    Slickhorn Canyon

    15.65 mi / 2356 ft gain
    Slickhorn Canyon is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Bluff, Utah.
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  • Mexican Hat, Utah

    Comb Ridge Wash Trail

    20.8 mi / 1135 ft gain
    Comb Ridge Wash Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Blanding, Utah.
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  • Mexican Hat, Utah

    Snake House Ruins

    10.35 mi / 459 ft gain
    Snake House Ruins is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Bluff, Utah.
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  • San Juan County, Utah

    Bullet Canyon Trail to Grand Gulch and Kane Gulch

    20.24 mi / 3957 ft gain
    Bullet Canyon Trail to Grand Gulch and Kane Gulch is a point-to-point trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Mexican Hat, Utah.
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  • 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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  • Bluff, Utah

    Wolfman Panel Trail

    0.76 mi / 75 ft gain
    Wolfman Panel Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Blanding, Utah.
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  • Bluff, Utah

    Double Stack Ruins

    1.19 mi / 128 ft gain
    Double Stack Ruins is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings 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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  • Bluff, Utah

    Upper Sand Island Petroglyphs Trail

    1.09 mi / 20 ft gain
    Upper Sand Island Petroglyphs Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Bluff, Utah.
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