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Goblin Valley Trail is a 3.5 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Hanksville, Utah that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips and is accessible year-round.

Length 3.5 mi Elevation gain 91 ft Route type Out & Back
Hiking Nature trips Walking Views Wildlife Rocky Off trail No shade
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This unofficial trail follows a wash through Goblin Valley State Park. Most people come to this park for the Goblin's Lair hike, but this is an alternative for those looking to get off the beaten path.

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David Platt
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Hiking

This trail follows a LONG wash with 0 views and no interaction with the hoodoos/goblins. As JS Allen metnioned it will take you to the backcountry which itself is AWESOME, but you don't need to follow this wash to accomplish that; you can easily head south meandering through the hoodoos and avoid this wash for the most part. By all means go ahead and explore the hoodoos and the backcountry-- that's the best part of the area! -- but you can do plenty of exploring without wasting time and miles in this boring wash.

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JS Allen
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The wash is primarily a means to get to the backcountry; the view from it is poor. After the first half-mile, we were alone.

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Celeste Cacciatore Juan
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neat to walk among the "goblins." easy walking. kids climbed many of the goblins.

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Breck Tuttle
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The "Trail" follows a wash for as long as you desire to explore. Much of the hike is outside the main attraction to the area which is the "Goblin's"

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Lisa Webster
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Jenny Samad
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Leksi Skousen
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Tyler Huff
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Eileen Vasko
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Kevin Duby
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Chelsea Uralowich
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B V Pramod
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Pavla Walsh
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Peet X
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