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The Best Hiking in Monticello

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Top hiking spots in and near Monticello

  • Monticello, Utah

    Lloyd's Lake Loop

    2.24 mi / 118 ft gain
    Lloyd's Lake Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Monticello, Utah.
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  • Monticello, Utah

    Newspaper Rock Trail

    0.12 mi / 3 ft gain
    Newspaper Rock Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Monticello, Utah.
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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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  • Moab, Utah

    Hiking to Wilson Arch

    4.3
    To get to Wilson Arch, drive south of Moab on US-191 S for about 25 miles. The arch is right off US-191S and there is parking on either side of the highway. Keep an eye out after you pass the LaSal Junction - the arch is visible from the road.From the parking lot there is a a very short (~0.5 mil...
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  • Monticello, Utah

    Explore Looking Glass Arch

    5.0
    Getting there:From Moab, follow Highway 191 south for about 23 miles until you get to Looking Glass Road/Co. Rd. 131. Take a right and follow the road for about 2 miles and then turn left into the parking lot.It is only about 0.10 miles from the parking lot to the arch itself, but there is a ~150...
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  • Monticello, Utah

    Looking Glass Arch

    0.52 mi / 154 ft gain
    Looking Glass Arch is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Moab, Utah.
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  • San Juan County, Utah

    Ballroom Ruins

    2.39 mi / 233 ft gain
    Ballroom Ruins is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Bluff, Utah.
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  • Dove Creek, Colorado

    Dolores Canyon

    5.85 mi / 417 ft gain
    Dolores Canyon is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Cahone, Colorado.
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  • San Juan County, Utah

    Butler Wash Ruins

    0.9 mi / 118 ft gain
    Butler Wash Ruins is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Bluff, Utah.
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  • Moab, Utah

    Hike the Cave Spring Loop in the Needles District

    4.0
    0.6 mi / 35 ft gain
    The Cave Spring Trail within Canyonlands National Park takes visitors past some well preserved pictographs and a cowboy camp complete with many original artifacts, all located in bluff "caves" below the overhanging cliffs of a low mesa.  The path later climbs to the top via a pair of wooden ladde...
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  • Moab, Utah

    Cave Spring Trail

    0.61 mi / 59 ft gain
    Cave Spring Trail is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Monticello, Utah.
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  • Moab, Utah

    Angel Arch from Cave Spring

    25.52 mi / 2566 ft gain
    Angel Arch from Cave Spring Trail is an out-and-back trail that is moderately difficult located near Monticello, Utah.
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  • Pleasant View, Colorado

    Lowry Pueblo Ruin Trail

    0.33 mi / 20 ft gain
    Lowry Pueblo Ruin Trail is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Pleasant View, Colorado.
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  • Monticello, Utah

    Chesler Park and Druid Arch Loop from Squaw Flat Campground

    21.68 mi / 3461 ft gain
    Chesler Park and Druid Arch Loop from Squaw Flat Campground Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Monticello, Utah.
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  • Monticello, Utah

    Elephant Hill, Druid Arch, and Snowflat Loop Trail

    9.88 mi / 1178 ft gain
    Elephant Hill, Druid Arch, and Snowflat Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Monticello, Utah.
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