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Address: Canyonlands National Park, UT
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+1 435-259-1370
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A challenging mountain biking trail.

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We did part of this trail on foot as part of a 4-day backpacking adventure and really enjoyed it. We joined the road where it meets the turnaround point for Wilhite Trail and... read more

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Brittany_11_10
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Los Angeles, California

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Los Angeles, California
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472 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We did part of this trail on foot as part of a 4-day backpacking adventure and really enjoyed it. We joined the road where it meets the turnaround point for Wilhite Trail and stuck with it until the turnoff for Upheaval Dome. Therefore, we were on it for a good 15 miles or so (one days' worth of hiking, including... More 

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Lafayette, Colorado
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31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We experienced the MOST WONDERFUL 5 days following the White Rim Trail with our Land Rover securely piloting us along the beautifully barren rocky roads. Cliff edges plummeting 100's of feet below graced the roadway miles at a time. Our breath was taken away too many times to count! The silence was beyond words...truly a constant opportunity to sit with... More 

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Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed March 20, 2017

In some ways, this park rivals the Grand Canyon because you have more clarity in the views. it's nice not to have the crowds. easy trail and views forever

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed November 3, 2016

In preparation for this trip, I read heaps of reviews and watched an embarrassing amount of youtube videos. I felt like that did help but let me add some thoughts with the hope of helping others. We took the clockwise route, starting at Shafer Trail and finishing at the Mineral Bottom Switchbacks. We camped 2 nights, Gooseberry B the first... More 

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Center Valley, PA
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215 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed October 27, 2016

My wife and I hiked this trail right after lunch on a Friday in early October 2016. This trail was not crowded, since sunset is its prime time. We were able to park easily and encountered very few people when we hiked. The view at the end is spectacular and well worth the almost a mile each way.

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1 Thank PhilosophicalOldGuy
Plainfield, Illinois
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59 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed October 25, 2016

Started our drive down the trail pretty late, around 10:30 in the morning due to waiting for the ranger station to open at 9 a.m. and dealing with check in process. After check in, we had to checked out the famous Mesa Arch before heading down the Canyon. We choose to drive from top to bottom, as driving the opposite... More 

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Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed October 5, 2016

This is one LONG amazing day. We did the whole loop In 11 hours stopping along the way for pictures and a picnic lunch. My husband had done it before on a motorbike and we came again to do it with the Jeep. We got our day permit online so went in at 6:30 am and didn't get out until... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed August 8, 2016

This is a fantastic drive if you have 2 days to spend in Canyonlands. We were able to drive from the visitor's center/Shafer Trail switchbacks to the Murphy Hogsback camp in about 5 hours (with many stops for pictures), camp overnight, and then drive out of the park through the Mineral Road switchbacks in about 4 hours (BLM 129 on... More 

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Price, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed August 2, 2016

My friend encouraged me and my family to go with them and camp overnight. We made it a three day trip and camped in two different spots and enjoyed every minute of it. There's such a wide range of scenery to see on this trip from the White Rim canyon to the beautiful red rocks and the view of other... More 

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Rigby, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

We have both driven and bicycled this trail. You need a high clearance 4X4 vehicle to go here. This is a pretty easy trail, good for inexperienced off roaders. Don't miss Mussleman Arch. It's so cool! Also, check out the chert knappings on the ground at White Crack. There's a trail there, you can hike down and see chert deposits.... More 

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