Cobra Arch Trail is a 7 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Marble Canyon, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is best used from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Length7.0 miElevation gain734 ftRoute typeOut & back
HikingDog friendlyViewsWildflowersWildlifeRockyNo shadeFee
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Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness Area requires a permit displayed in your car with an associated $6 fee per person per day to enter, obtained online https://www.recreation.gov/camping/gateways/10071676 or at a BLM office, like the station on White House Trailhead Rd.

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Shan Oly
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This is a solid hike. It takes a little navigation skill as most of the trail is unmarked. We didn’t see any one else, which we enjoyed. Bring plenty of water. The arch formation is beautiful and worth it!

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scott shumway
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If the road is dry you can make it in 2 wheel drive but you need a vehicle with clearance. There are no official trail markers so pay attention to your map.. there are 2 ways to get down the approx 350 foot elevation drop. I don't recommend taking any short cuts across the top... its sandy and wears you out faster... very cool hike. The views of the surrounding area are very cool and the arch is very unique..

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D Frank
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Michael Kolodzie
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This was a great hike. Lots of beautiful rock formations along the way if you hike just below the rim trail. Almost the same distance to the arch just lower on the rim. GPS 37.020894,-111.895615

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Susie Gray
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I loved this hike. You have the desert to yourself and the rock formations are incredible. I didn’t find the trail particularly difficult to follow - I just used the GPS to guide me back if I lost it. Well worth the effort.

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Tyler Jonathan
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Laura Peterson
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couldn't find it. followed directions on app. it took us down a sandy road for an hour to Middle Route trail... permit needed.

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Aissa Field
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HikingNo shade

Very sandy trail- 3 miles in and 3 miles out. Beautiful views!! Bring plenty of water and snacks. The trial is hard to follow, watch for the cairns to guide you.

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Jalen Smallcanyon
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I did a Solo hike and I packed 4L including a 40 oz hydro flask. I recommend to bring more water

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Steven Thompson
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The trail is easy to follow along the rim of the canyon. Be on the lookout for the cairn marking your decent into the second layer. From here it is a very sandy slog. The arch is located on the back side of the small outcropping of hoodoos in the area.

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Linda Hite
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Jason Clark
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Kelly Cooper
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Kim Duty
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Pierluigi Zontini
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Raphael Ades
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Jackie Novkov
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Ron Simmons
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