Hike the Whiterocks Trail

Rate this Adventure 18 Utah 18

Distance

1.75 Miles

Elevation Gain

400 Feet

Activities

Photography, Hiking

Skill

Intermediate

Season

Year Round

Type

Out-and-Back

Added by

John Maurizi

Easy Parking
Scenic
Wildflowers

Panoramic views of Snow Canyon State Park and the Whiterocks area. Exceptional section of petrified sand dunes make for great photo opportunities.

This trail starts from a parking area just off Route 18.  Follow the obvious trail with the whiterocks to the right and views of Snow Canyon.  The trail descend steep, deep sand path until you reach some petrified sand dunes.  Great photo opportunities here.  This section is short lived as you continue down hill and through open desert. The trail ends when you reach the Lava Flow Trail.  Turning back will take time.  Ascending back up the lengthy section of deep sand sections is a slow go.  Hike this trail early in the morning and bring plenty of water. 

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Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

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Virgin, Utah

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Distance

1.75 Miles

Elevation Gain

400 Feet

Activities

Photography, Hiking

Skill

Intermediate

Season

Year Round

Type

Out-and-Back

Added by

John Maurizi

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