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Best trails in North Escalante Canyons Study Area

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Looking for a great trail in North Escalante Canyons Study Area, Utah? AllTrails has 6 great hiking 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. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 3 hard trails in North Escalante Canyons Study Area ranging from 8.3 to 29.2 miles and from 5,554 to 5,780 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Cosmic Ashtray via Volcano Trail
North Escalante Canyons Study Area
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Length: 8.3 mi • Est. 3 h 56 m
The Cosmic Ashtray is a difficult trail leading to a unique land formation. The hike starts out sandy and soon turns to slick rock leading to the geological wonder. It can be very hot on this unmarkedShow more
#2 - Little Death Hollow and Wolverine Canyon Loop
North Escalante Canyons Study Area
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Length: 29.2 mi • Est. Multi-day
Little Death Hollow is absolutely fun! The slot Canyon (3 feet wide width apart on either side) goes on for several miles. The trip back up the Wolverine Canyon is breathtaking too. You trade the sofShow more
#3 - Little Death Hollow
North Escalante Canyons Study Area
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Length: 21 mi • Est. 9 h 52 m
Little Death Hollow is a 21 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Boulder, Utah that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hikingShow more
#4 - Spencer Bighorn Canyon and Shortcut Loop
North Escalante Canyons Study Area
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Length: 8.8 mi • Est. 4 h 10 m
Spencer Bighorn Canyon and Shortcut Loop is a 8.8 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Escalante, Utah that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hikShow more
#5 - Lower Gulch
North Escalante Canyons Study Area
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Length: 8.3 mi • Est. 3 h 40 m
Awesome hike up an easy drainage. Lots of cottonwood, great colors. No one else around.Show more
#6 - Silver Falls Canyon Trail
North Escalante Canyons Study Area
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 21 m
This route takes you down the Silver Falls Canyon to the confluence with North Silver Falls Canyon. The red rock cliffs are spectacular. For the adventurous, Silver Falls Canyon continues down to the Show more