Double Stack Ruins is a 1.3 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Mexican Hat, Utah that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Distance: 1.3 miles Elevation Gain: 111 feet Route Type: Out & Back

dog friendly

hiking

nature trips

walking

bird watching

views

historic site

The Double Stack Ruin is located in the Butler Wash area.

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no shade
3 months ago

decent trail, some downs and ups thru washes that are steep but short. toward the end can walk in the shade of the cliff overhang. most of the trail is in the sun.

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Tuesday, June 26, 2018

I had a little trouble finding the right turn off to it, but it was an easy hike and big reward in the quality of ruins.

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Thursday, February 08, 2018

Please explore explore explore this side of the combs is FULL of sites

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Tuesday, December 26, 2017

The road to the trailhead was better than expected... some of the road was graded rock and other area gravel or dirt on bedrock. We drove in in a Volvo station wagon... lower profile cars can be difficult. Be careful with the bushes on the side of the road that can scratch your car! I tried to upload pictures here, but it’s not rendering. Check my profile. The ruins are amazing! The AllTrails map is good. One blog suggested to go up the slick rock and climb into the ravine. Not sure how to do that. We initially tried that - which is not the AllTrails map, then turned around.. Note, after finishing the hike I’ve read a few blogs. The blogs say there’s another ruin in the cliff above the one on the ground...we missed that (maybe one can see this better if walking up the slick rock hill?). Those blogs say there’s also hand tools, Mano, petroglyphs and corn cobs in or near the site. We missed seeing any of those in the ruin. Maybe they’ve been moved? The pictures of the ruins in some of those blogs from 2013 or so looks a little different than what we saw. Maybe they are restoring? But the ruins all look like they have only window entrances .... no doors.... Note it is on BLM Land. There was a sign in station but we didn’t see a pay station.

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Saturday, March 17, 2018

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Monday, December 25, 2017

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Saturday, October 07, 2017

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