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I would not call this a hike it is a ten minute walk, it is a very nice and pretty place. perfect weather.

Absolutely unreal.

I made a loop hike out of this one. Went up Mill D North to Desolation Lake and then over the ridge to descend via Bear Trap Canyon.
The trail to the lake is fairly easy and the snow is almost gone. Lake is still frozen. Very beautiful. I was the only hiker at the lake.
The descend via Bear Trap is not for the faint of heart. lots of snow and the trail keeps disappearing. without the app I could not have found my way down the mountain. There's really not much to see that side of the ridge. I recommend that you turn around at the lake and go back the same way you came.
This will also save you hiking along Big Cottonwood Road for 1.5 miles to get back to your car.

on Rocky Mouth Falls Trail

12 hours ago

Once you get up to the trailhead the hike to the waterfall is very short. You can keep going on the BST if you need more of a hike.

off road driving
13 hours ago

Great run in our stock JKUS! Challenging but doable.

Did this trail with my little family today (Husband, 10 yr old son, 1 yr old daughter and myself). It was fun with lots of beautiful views! Watch out for them snakes though...we ran into one.
Def worth the hike up to the top. I would recommend beginning late afternoon / early evening so you can watch the sunset on the way back down. We will be going again for sure!!

13 hours ago

Love this trail. Beautiful view!

great running trail. there are a lot of smaller trails that branch off, so you can shake it up a bit and explore. beautiful scenery in the spring, too!

13 hours ago

Fun easy hike. Reading the signs added to the experience.

14 hours ago

Steep and yes dry at the bottom. But get up higher and you get into lusher vegetation. Great to explore around the falls. I’ve done this many times hiking and even on my mountain bike. Fun hike with a friend.

14 hours ago

Did this trail last weekend. Ran down the trail to find a rattlesnake literally on the lower third of the trail. I found this to be one of the better hikes in Utah. Steep and rugged and crosses streams. Loved it. Will do it again

It feels farther than it is, but it's an enjoyable hike and totally worth it!

Great hike. May is my favorite tjme of the year to hike this trail. Saw a rattlesnake cross the trail about 3 feet in front of me. Snake was 3/4 of the way from the trailhead to the stream.

Would definitely rate it as moderate and not hard. Beautiful views!

great view halfway up

great hike!

23 hours ago

Goal setting out was the complete loop. Made it to the saddle 2 3/4 miles from trail head. My daughter 15 and companion fantastic 45 yr had some issues the last mile. The grade gets and continues to be steep and rocky. I had heavier ankle high hiking boots and they had low ankle approach type shoes, wear heavier boots suggested do to rocks and uneven terrain. 3 liters water and liter of Gatorade type used each of us. Also had protein type bars and string cheese. Exposure sunny and some Sade with a breeze on and off. Sun and altitude be sure to wear sunscreen. Little snow at the white rock slide near the top but no problem. Earlier start would have been best. Left around 245 and returned 8. Be sure to drive up into the camp ground to the actual trail head and park and hard to read map posted. Trail is strenuous and rocky as described and was easily to stay on, nice waterfall about half way. Enjoy! Would like to get to the top of Box Elder peak and finish the loop.

awesome, just a bit crowded.

Absolutely beautiful in late afternoon light, with a nice overlook of the rest of the park. Starts with a strenuous uphill with switchbacks that settles into a meandering loop around the mesa.

this one is a must as it is quite sorry and scenario is unique, all sand it gets cooler than the rest of the area. nice place to so and let the kids play!

this is a really good hike with an awesome view of the famous arches. the park classified as difficult but I did not find it difficult at all and I am really out of shape. I would not recommend for toddlers because of the height. a must do.

I was proposed to at the observation point. such an amazing view!

Trail was nice and dry on 3/22! Great views of the valley. Pretty steep in some places but really nice trail.

A bit tough, steep elevation gains but worth the views. Plus the water fall at the end is pretty cool

off road driving
1 day ago

Turned onto this with my stock Land Rover Discovery 5 by accident. Was a hairy ride but the rover came out on top, somehow. Wouldn’t recommend trying unless you have a skilled driver and spotter team. Good luck

trail running
1 day ago

was an easy walk. I could use the stroller, my son that is 2 could run around. didn't have to worry much of rivers. there are spots here and there my son liked to hide and play in. there were runners here and there.

The visitor center at Arches has this listed as strenuous however it is more of a low grade moderate... there were small children running up the trail without trouble. Beautiful views on this hike, highly recommended!

1 day ago

Short, easy trail. I backpacked in and with a couple buddies on short notice and we were to the lake within 25 minutes while carrying our packs. Good for beginners or someone looking for a short jaunt.

One of my favorite hikes. The lake is completely thawed and the trial was nice and dry as of 5/25.

on Moonshine Arch

1 day ago

It is a challenge to find the trailhead. The turnoff to the dirt road off of US 191 is hard to see and easy to miss going 55 mph. GoogleMaps wants you to take the Steinaker State Park turn, which is wrong. You can find semi-helpful descriptions of how to find the trailhead on the web. If you have the right vehicle, and skills, you can drive right to the arch, and there are the tire tracks to prove it, but I walked from the gate and it was only .9 miles to the arch. The arch and the surrounding area are uniquely beautiful, so it's absolutely worth the effort. You can climb around the arch and into an alcove. I was the only one there today.

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