Neck Spring Trail

MODERATE 22 reviews
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Neck Spring Trail is a 5.5 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Moab, Utah that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
5.5 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
688 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

no dogs

Directions from Island in the Sky Visitor Center: Drive southward on Utah 313 approximately .5 miles to the trailhead.

hiking
1 month ago

nice trail. not too hard. did have a couple areas that were uppy. we left out at about 9am, early November. brisk weather but pleasant. a handful of other hikers. did get solitude. did not need my poles.

views all along were amazing. great hike! plan for 2-3 hours. in November it's a two bottles of water and a Clif bar kind of trail.

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3 months ago

Hardest hike I've ever done ! When they say steep - they mean STEEP!!
At Mike 3, you have to literally climb up the side of The Rock ! No steps!
Be careful !

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6 months ago

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6 months ago

enjoyed it as there were several different terrains to experience. A bit of scrambling involved near the end but great view when you reach the top. We were essentially alone the entire trail and only saw two other hikers roughly 15 minutes behind us. Saw 2 deer and all types of lizards, chipmunk, prairie dogs.

6 months ago

Very good trail, pretty views.

6 months ago

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7 months ago

This hike felt much longer than advertised & we are avid hikers. And hot. Beautiful sights. Follows along in the base of the canyon bowls. Crazy cool scenery. I'm 5.3 and drank over 150oz of water on this trail in less than 3 hours so bring A LOT OF WATER. Can't express that enough. Easy trail access. Climb out is on a 100 ft slab of slick rock that is moderately steep but not hard to maneuver for hikers. Maybe not the best for kids but worth it for sure!! Took us a little over 4 hours. Hiked it 5-6-17

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7 months ago

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8 months ago

Beautiful scenery- very peaceful and quiet. We didn't see any other people-- had the entire trail to ourselves!

9 months ago

This was a great Trail-- took a little longer than expected-- probably closer to 3 hours. It some great views and a well marked path.

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9 months ago

Simple 2 hour day hike! Beautiful veiws! Great introduction to the park!

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Hiked counterclockwise on 93 degree day. Segments of shade gave sufficient relief. Some great views of deep canyons near end. Good sample of Mesa floral variety. Many stretches could be jogged to cut time required. Easy 3 hour hike otherwise.

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Saturday, September 17, 2016

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Monday, August 22, 2016

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Friday, August 12, 2016

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Sunday, July 03, 2016

Trail was great, got there early with a buddy and two 13 year old kids. Take lots of water, even though this says it is heavily trafficked, I did t see anyone else once we got in the trails. Challenging, but not to the point where it was not fun. Great things to look at.

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

It was getting late so I only went about a mile and a half in and then hiked back out. Moderately steep decline but really nice trail. Hiking poles helped with the hike back out. Didn't see anyone else on the trail the whole time.