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Mule Canyon South

MODERATE 14 reviews

Mule Canyon South is a 6.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Bluff, Utah that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. 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.

Distance: 6.1 miles Elevation Gain: 738 feet Route Type: Out & Back

dog friendly

hiking

nature trips

walking

bird watching

views

historic site

hiking
5 months ago

Easy hike, it followed the wash for about 3.5 miles. It does cross the creek back an forth often. There are several ruins that are accessible And very interesting. Watch for them on the north side. We took 5 hours and that included about an hour of down time for lunch. I would recommend stopping at the house of fire for photos on the way up and again on the way down. The sunlight does make a difference. We actually got our best pictures on the return

hiking
10 months ago

We hiked a total of 9 miles round trip. House on Fire was beautiful. The hiking is easy, pretty much flat, however, the trail is occasionally hard to follow near the end. It truly feels like a sacred place (I’m not religious) especially when you think of those who lived here and what their lives may have been.

hiking
Monday, April 16, 2018

House on Fire is the first set of ruins. There are multiple additional ruins to be found as you go further into the canyon, some of which you can climb up to (but not disturb), and others are basically built into the side of a cliff. I found this posting to be helpful: http://www.americansouthwest.net/utah/cedar-mesa-grand-gulch/south-mule-canyon.html.

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Fun! We were able to find three ruins in 3 miles (one way) but I’m sure there are more! Just keep looking up.

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5 months ago

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11 months ago

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Monday, October 01, 2018

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