Double O Arch Trail

MODERATE 57 reviews
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Double O Arch Trail is a 3.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Thompson, Utah that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
3.9 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
649 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

views

rocky

no dogs

18 days ago

Less trafficked trail leading to another interesting arch formation. Can involve some scrambling as there are some big rocks along the way. A nice change from the arches closer to the roads because there aren't nearly as many people around.

hiking
1 month ago

Fun hike with some fun areas to scramble up at

hiking
1 month ago

This trail takes you past several arches, each special in it's grandeur, such as Landscape Arch and others as a frame to the valleys below. Other spectacular features are the sandstone fins on the way to the Double O. Hike traverses both gentle terrain and some scrambling on the slickrock. As with most of the popular hikes, start out earlier as it is less crowded and the weather a bit cooler.

hiking
1 month ago

Arch ya gunna be glad you did this one! We three lads tackled this beaut with a burning for adventure. Oh my lanta, did we find it. The primitive trail is just that, great for those who enjoy a little parkour n’ sand under their boots. Rocks you can scramble, and views you can ponder till your head implodes. Oh, and the arches, you’ll just have to go see those wonders of God yourself. My narrative is good, but not that good.

hiking
2 months ago

Fantastic hike! Better than Delicate Arch in my opinion. Varied rock structures make for interesting and breathtaking views. Steep at beginning coming up from Primitive Loop by Landscape Arch, but not too bad throughout the trail. Highly recommend! Bring LOTS of water!!

hiking
5 months ago

Cool to see - fun to scramble down to this one after doing some of the easier one that are simply just a "walk" versus a hike.

6 months ago

Fun! The arches are amazing! Not well marked but that kind of added to the adventure :)

hiking
8 months ago

Completed this one as part of a larger hike also going to Double O, Navajo, and Dark Angel.
Crowds clear significantly after Landscape Arch.

9 months ago

The best hike I have ever been on! Tons of diversity along the hike with large fins everywhere. Views are breath taking!

hiking
10 months ago

Went for a sunset hike and ended up at Double O Arch. It was unreal, but definitely bring a headlamp and go in a group. One of the more memorable hikes I've ever completed.

hiking
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Nice arch, the traffic is starting to thin because of distance and because it is a primitive trail once you leave Landscape arch.

hiking
Monday, March 13, 2017

We did the loop and had a great experience. Most of the traffic ended after Landscape Arch. The trail goes "primitive" after Landscape. Amazing scenery. The trail is easy to follow. The weather was great while we were there in March, but summer would be brutal with the heat.

hiking
Thursday, December 22, 2016

Nice but heavily used trail that goes past Landscape Arch and has spur trails to many other arches

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