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Arch Canyon Trail

MODERATE 8 reviews

Arch Canyon Trail is a 6.3 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Blanding, Utah that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from February until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 6.3 miles Elevation Gain: 1,207 feet Route Type: Out & Back

dogs on leash


mountain biking

road biking

bird watching

ohv / off road driving


wild flowers

over grown



washed out

Scenic mtn bike, hiking and motorcycle trail along the old dugway. The trail, hacked out of rock is single car width strewn with boulders and rocks. Easily passable on mtn bikes and hiking. The views are spectacular, overlooks Arch Canyon and the velly below the ridge from 1000' feet up.

off road driving
4 months ago

This trail has really changed since 2000. Many creek crossings with a somewhat smooth ride due to the sandy trail surface. Although there still are creek bed rocks one has to thread your way around. Keep looking for granaries, dwellings & arches on both sides of the canyon.

Monday, July 28, 2014

beautiful area to spend many days in. There are a few easy top rope climbs at the mouth and a big petroglyph panel near the mouth. the canyon is awesome and has many great archeological sites.

off road driving
Monday, December 24, 2012

Arch Canyon trail starts approximately 2.4 miles north of UT Hwy 95 off Comb Wash road. This is a sandy trail that crosses the wash numerious times as it winds between steep canyon walls. There's Cliff Dwellers ruins and Petroglyphs a few places along the way. Length is 8 miles from the begining to end of the canyon (the turnaround point) We went on the 12th of May and it was hot! This would be a nice winter hike. High clearance 4WD required if driving.

off road driving
Thursday, March 15, 2012

We were in the neighborhood of Blanding UT, and decided to take a look at the canyon. We only went as far as the Arch, we did not do the whole 18 mile hike. Most memorable thing, it was hot! But any hike in Utah, is worth the effort.

4 months ago

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thursday, February 02, 2017

mountain biking
Wednesday, October 28, 2015

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