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Mexican Hat, Utah

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Top Hiking Spots in and near Mexican Hat

  • Montezuma Creek, Utah

    Hike the Ruins of Hovenweep National Monument

    2 mi / 80 ft gain
    Hovenweep National Monument consists of 5 separate units which were once Ancestral Puebloan communities. The main trail, Little Ruin Canyon, starts from the Visitor Center and is the only unit that has paved access. Don't let the dirt-clay roads keep you from the other units though, they are not ...
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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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