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Keyhole Canyon Loop is a 0.8 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Springdale, Utah that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and rock climbing and is best used from March until September.

Distance: 0.8 miles Elevation Gain: 223 feet Route Type: Loop

hiking

rock climbing

walking

river

muddy

rocky

scramble

off trail

fee

no dogs

This is a canyoneering route that requires a permit from the Zion National Park Service. If the park service finds you without a permit you will be fined. The complete route requires technical rappelling gear.

rock climbing
9 months ago

BEWARE! this trail is far from being easy (or even moderate). Also it is not a hiking trail. Trail not marked. But the view are wonderful.

hiking
scramble
Mon Jun 24 2019

Awesome first slot canyon. Not super technical, but I was grateful to have more experienced canyoneers in the group. The water is very cold so bring a wetsuit!!!

Thu Jun 20 2019

Ran this canyon on 6/18/19, had multiple swims and a lot of wading. Glad I wore wetsuit.

Mon Nov 19 2018

This is a canyoneering route that requires a permit from the Zion National Park Service. If the park service finds you in there without a permit you will be fined. The complete route also requires technical rappelling gear.

Tue Oct 16 2018

This is a canyoneering route... thanks for saying so Alltrails....

hiking
Thu Jul 26 2018

Parked at first pull off, traveling west to east. Walked the road portion of the trail, then ascended sandstone on west end of the trail. Once at the top, you have a very steep class 2 descent to the opening of the slot canyon. I brought 3 kids up (14, 11, 5), but wife and 5 yr old daughter turned back at summit, since class 2 scramble down would be too much. Saw some anchors for repealing down if trained/equipped. Boys and I started into the slot canyon, then faced a 8-10 foot long section full of gray water, 4.5-5 feet deep. After trying to attempt a crossing (removed my hiking boots, started to probe depth with poles), I decided it too dangerous for the boys and we turned back (to much displeasure from the kids). Scramble back up, then easy walk down sandstone. Going to come back and try reversing (clockwise vs counterclockwise as I first tried), to see if slot access easier from west end (looks like might not be any ascent/descent from that side). I’ll review again if we try. Spent about 45-60 mins going to that halfway point and then backtracking.

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