Cutthroat Castle Trail

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Cutthroat Castle Trail is a 1.3 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Cortez, Utah that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips and is best used from May until October.

DISTANCE
1.3 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
183 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

hiking

nature trips

walking

views

The earliest historic record of Cutthroat Castle dates from 1929, when it was documented by archeologist Paul Martin. The site was added to Hovenweep National Monument in 1956.