Best trails in Dixie National Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Dixie National Forest, Utah? AllTrails has 59 great hiking trails, mountain biking trails, running trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 35 moderate trails in Dixie National Forest ranging from 0.8 to 48 miles and from 4,081 to 11,312 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Cascade Falls
Dixie National Forest
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 35 m
Cascade Falls is a 1.2 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Alton, Utah that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature tShow more
#2 - Yant Flats Trails
Dixie National Forest
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 36 m
Yant Flats trail takes you across the southern slopes of the Pine Valley Mountains, where sandstone layers at the edge of the Colorado Plateau have been pushed up by the underlying volcanic rocks, andShow more
#3 - Arches Trail
Dixie National Forest
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 22 m
This is really a hidden gem of a trail. It is not long, but there are a few tricky areas that take some good footing. That said, amazingly beautiful with a huge payoff in scenery for how short the hiShow more
#4 - Yant Flats to Candy Cliffs and Yellow Top
Dixie National Forest
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 2 h 9 m
This area is all about patterns and color. If you're afraid of heights this might be difficult because you are exploring cliffs and you have to climb and descend steep sections sometimes. It's not tecShow more
#5 - Signal Peak via Oak Grove Trail
Dixie National Forest
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Length: 9.1 mi • Est. 6 h 42 m
The views are gorgeous the entire way up and varied. Oak Grove Campground is situated in a ponderosa grove that quickly transitions into oak up from the trail head. At 6,500 ft in the campground, you Show more
#6 - Utah Highway 12 Scenic Byway: Section 1 - Red Canyon to Escalante
Dixie National Forest
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Length: 59.8 mi
Utah Highway 12 Scenic Byway: Section 1 - Red Canyon to Escalante is a 59.8 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Panguitch, Utah that features beautiful wild flowers and is gooShow more
#7 - Golden Wall Trail
Dixie National Forest
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 2 h 24 m
Park at the Red Canyon Visitor's center, then cross Highway 12 to begin your trip on the Red Canyon Bicycle Trail. Head west on the Red Canyon Bicycle Trail, then turn left when you get to the Golden Show more
#8 - Whipple Trail
Dixie National Forest
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Length: 10.6 mi • Est. 6 h 11 m
Whipple Trail begins near Pine Valley, Utah. Whipple trail is a 6 mile out and back for a total of 12 miles. The trail intersects with other trails near its completion in Whipple Valley allowing forShow more
#9 - Navajo Lake Loop
Dixie National Forest
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Length: 10.1 mi • Est. 4 h 39 m
Navajo Lake Loop is a 10.1 mile loop trail located near Alton, Utah. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking, camping, and mountain biking. Dogs are also able to use this trail.Show more
#10 - Losee Canyon Trail
Dixie National Forest
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Length: 5.8 mi • Est. 2 h 42 m
Losee Canyon Trail is a 5.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Panguitch, Utah that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiShow more
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