Fortymile Ridge to Sunset Arch

EASY 2 reviews

Fortymile Ridge to Sunset Arch is a 2.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Big Water, Utah that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

2.7 miles
252 feet
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly



nature trips



wild flowers


1 month ago

Be prepared before you go off-road-gas, snacks, and water! We didn't not have signal after leaving the pavement. You must drive over an hour to get here on a dirt road that can be very bumpy. Follow a maps app to get you to the designated parking areas. Once you park there are no noticeable trails. We used one of the prerecorded trails in the app to find the arch. You won't know it's there until you get close. The hike is easy, mostly flat and in the sand. Not recommended if you have limited ankle mobility. We really enjoyed the journey and the beauty of this natural structure!

4 months ago

Great hike with lots of elevation change on rocks.