Best trails in Vernal

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Looking for a great trail near Vernal, Utah? AllTrails has 16 great hiking trails, views trails, wild flowers 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 Red Fleet State Park or Browns Park Recreation Management Area, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Bull Canyon Wilderness Study Area or Ouray National Wildlife Refuge. Ready for some activity? There are 9 moderate trails in Vernal ranging from 1.7 to 51.4 miles and from 4,790 to 12,263 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 Vernal
Top trails (16)
#1 - Moonshine Arch
Vernal, Utah
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 22 m
Moonshine Arch is a short walk into a sandstone ridge just north of Vernal. Look out for mile marker #359. There will be a dirt road to your left. If you drive about 3/4 of a mile, there will be sigShow more
#2 - Jones Hole Trail
Dinosaur National Monument
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Length: 7 mi • Est. 3 h 17 m
Jones Hole Trail is a 7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Vernal, Utah that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity optionShow more
#3 - Sound of Silence Trail
Dinosaur National Monument
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Length: 3 mi • Est. 1 h 26 m
Sound of Silence Trail is a 3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Vernal, Utah that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and running and Show more
#4 - Dinosaur Trackway
Red Fleet State Park
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 52 m
Dinosaur Trackway is a 1.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Vernal, Utah that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and nature tripShow more
#5 - McConkie Ranch Petroglyph Trail
Vernal, Utah
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 31 m
Requested $5.00 donation at entrance.Show more
#6 - Desert Voices Nature Trail and Split Mountain Campground
Dinosaur National Monument
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 1 h 5 m
Desert Voices Nature Trail and Split Mountain Campground is a 2.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Vernal, Utah that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The traShow more
#7 - Dry Fork Flume Interpretive Trail
Ashley National Forest
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Length: 9 mi • Est. 4 h 6 m
Dry Fork Flume Interpretive Trail is a 9 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Vernal, Utah that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity optiShow more
#8 - Ruple Point Trail
Dinosaur National Monument
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Length: 7.7 mi • Est. 3 h 30 m
NOTE: A section of the trail goes through private property. Show more
#9 - Got Milk and Cookies Loop
Vernal, Utah
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Length: 6 mi
Got Milk and Cookies Loop is a 6 mile loop trail located near Vernal, Utah that offers scenic views. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for mountain biking.Show more
#10 - Flaming Gorge-Uintas National Scenic Byway
Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area
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Length: 95.8 mi
The byway meanders over the eastern flank of the Uinta Mountains and through the Ashley National Forest and Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area. View wildlife in their native habitats and experiencShow more
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