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Noah's Ark Trail

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Parowan, Utah
Noah's Ark Trail is a 3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Parowan, UT that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

3.0 miles 1151 feet Out & Back

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Three mile round trip hike on a maintained trail. Beautiful views of Noah's Ark and Vermillion Castle rock formations. The origin of this namesake rock is as lost to history as the original Ark is lost to the world. It is presumed that much like the rock pinnacles of Zion National Park which were named by a traveling Methodist Minister who, on a whim, started naming the spires of Zion. Some early settler startled by the similarities of the shape started calling the large square summit Noah's Ark. The Noah's Ark Trail, part of the Dixie National Forest trail system is a maintained trail of dirt and rock. Moderate at the start, this 3 mile round trip (trailhead sign says 1 mile) becomes difficult the last half mile through steep, crumbling rock formations.

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