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Hike Moqui Canyon

Lake Powell, Utah

5.0/5
based on 1 reviews

Details

Distance

11.1 miles

Elevation Gain

1614 ft

Route Type

Out-and-Back

Description

Added by The Outbound Collective

Moqui Canyon is an 11.1 mile out and back trail, featuring striking red canyon walls. Located near Blanding, Utah, this is a perfect day trip for experienced hikers who want some classic American Southwest canyon scenery.

Hidden in Moqui Canyon is an ancient petroglyph site, with pictures of animals such as bighorn sheep. The long, shallow alcove hosting the petroglyphs was once an Ancestral Pueblo dwelling. 

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Features

Fitness
Photography
Hiking
Easy Parking
Scenic
Wildflowers

Reviews

The Moqi Queen and her dog pictograph are an hour and 41 minutes from Blanding. Near the hog springs rest area. Looking south at the huge alcove the pictograph is on the left. The alcove is to the left of hog springs rest area. You can see pictograph from road. Never touch pictos or petroglyphs

Leave No Trace

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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