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Best trails in Mount Nebo Wilderness

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Looking for a great trail in Mount Nebo Wilderness, Utah? AllTrails has 9 great hiking trails, trail running trails, views 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 5 moderate trails in Mount Nebo Wilderness ranging from 3.8 to 10.8 miles and from 6,620 to 8,569 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - North Peak of Mount Nebo
Mount Nebo Wilderness
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 3 h 37 m
North Peak of Mount Nebo is a 5.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Payson, Utah that offers scenic views and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, waShow more
#2 - Salt Creek Trail
Mount Nebo Wilderness
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Length: 6.9 mi • Est. 3 h 57 m
This is a beautiful forested trail along Salt Creek. There is a good mix of evergreens, cottonwood, and maple trees. There are a few trees/deadfall to scramble over towards the top quarter of the traiShow more
#3 - Andrew's Ridge to Mt. Nebo (South Peak)
Mount Nebo Wilderness
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Length: 8.8 mi • Est. 7 h 25 m
Strenuous but gorgeous hike. It's a 5.1 mile hike from Andrew's Ridge Trailhead just off Salt Creek Rd. to the South Peak of Mt. Nebo, and steep uphill the whole way.Show more
#4 - Blackhawk Trail
Mount Nebo Wilderness
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Length: 8.5 mi • Est. 4 h 38 m
The Blackhawk trail traverses a variety of landscapes, ranging from open meadows to shaded woodlands. The trail offers beautiful views of the surrounding mountains while maintaining a moderately steadShow more
#5 - Bear Canyon Trail
Mount Nebo Wilderness
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Length: 6 mi • Est. 3 h 39 m
As of April 2020, gate leading to the trailhead is closed which adds 2 miles to the hike. Bear Canyon trail from Bear Canyon campground up to Nebo Loop road and back (Forest service trail no. 132). BShow more
#6 - Bald Mountain
Mount Nebo Wilderness
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 2 h 27 m
Bald Mountain summit trail is an out-and-back trail located a few miles north of Mt. Nebo. The trailhead is located off of a camping spot/parking area adjacent to Mona Pole Canyon road (Forest ServiceShow more
#7 - Summit Trail
Mount Nebo Wilderness
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Length: 10.8 mi • Est. 5 h 37 m
Please note: As of May 26, 2020, users have reported that part of this trail and surrounding area are currently closed. Please consult the park's website before visiting. The trail begins by winding Show more
#8 - P Mountain and Little Mountain
Mount Nebo Wilderness
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 44 m
P Mountain to Little Mountain is a 1 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Payson, Utah that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily Show more
#9 - Bennie Creek Trail [CLOSED]
Mount Nebo Wilderness
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 2 h 18 m
Note: This trail is currently closed due to the 2018 wildfire damage. The Bennie Creek Trail is a delightful hike through open meadows, conifers, and aspen stands. The trail parallels Bennie Creek, Show more