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Best trails in Blanding

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Looking for a great trail near Blanding, Utah? AllTrails has 28 great hiking trails, views trails, wildlife trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Edge of the Cedars State Park or San Juan River Recreation Management Area, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Ute Mountain Indian Reservation or Baullies. Ready for some activity? There are 12 moderate trails in Blanding ranging from 1.2 to 36.4 miles and from 4,399 to 9,232 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Blanding
Top trails (28)
#1 - Sipapu Bridge
Natural Bridges National Monument
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 44 m
Note: Visitor center is closed Tuesday and Wednesday. Steep rocky trail with three ladders. May not be suitable for very small children. Bring water.Show more
#2 - Sipapu Bridge to Kachina Bridge Loop
Natural Bridges National Monument
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Length: 5.8 mi • Est. 3 h
Sipapu Bridge to Kachina Bridge Loop is a 5.8 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Blanding, Utah that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walShow more
#3 - Under the Natural Bridges Loop
Natural Bridges National Monument
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Length: 8.2 mi • Est. 3 h 19 m
This is the 9 mile hike into White Canyon that takes you under all 3 natural bridges.  After a stop at the visitor's center, start around the loop road.  Pass the turnout marked "Sipapu Bridge ViewpoiShow more
#4 - Owl Creek Fish Creek Loop Trail
Ute Mountain Indian Reservation
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Length: 15.2 mi • Est. 7 h 20 m
Owl Creek Fish Creek Loop Trail is a 15.2 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Blanding, Utah that features beautiful wild flowers and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. Show more
#5 - Sundance Trail to Dark Canyon
Bears Ears National Monument
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Length: 9.1 mi • Est. 4 h 56 m
Sundance Trail to Dark Canyon is a 9.1 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Blanding, Utah that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking anShow more
#6 - Salt Creek Canyon Trail
Canyonlands National Park
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Length: 12.6 mi • Est. 6 h 15 m
Salt Creek Canyon Trail is a 12.6 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Blanding, Utah and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, running, camping, and backpacShow more
#7 - North Fork Mule Canyon
Baullies
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Length: 5.1 mi • Est. 2 h 11 m
North Fork Mule Canyon is a 5.1 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Blanding, Utah that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, wShow more
#8 - Arch Canyon Trail
Ute Mountain Indian Reservation
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Length: 6.3 mi • Est. 3 h 21 m
Scenic mountain biking, hiking and motorcycle trail along the old dugway. The trail, hacked out of rock is single-car width and strewn with boulders and rocks. It's easily passable on mountain bikes aShow more
#9 - Mule and Cave Tower Trail
Blanding, Utah
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 43 m
Mule and Cave Tower Trail is a 1.6 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Blanding, Utah that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a nuShow more
#10 - Owl Creek to Nevills Arch Trail
Ute Mountain Indian Reservation
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Length: 7.3 mi • Est. 4 h 6 m
Owl Creek to Nevills Arch Trail is a 7.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Blanding, Utah that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarilShow more
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