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Ancient Petroglyphs

30+ miles down a dirt road, worth every mile. This is a very strenuous hike, with the toughest part... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2018
Barski42
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Idaho Falls, Idaho
Solitude at last!

We drove out here in a Toyota Corolla. Probably not the best vehicle as the road was pretty rough... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2018
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One of four areas of Canyonlands National Parks - each named for its outstanding geological characteristic.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Horseshoe Canyon is remarkable, and worth the trip if you are in the area. However, note that there is very limited parking (parking lots are under construction). On Nov. 24, we parked along the side of the road with what was likely 100 other cars....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Steve M
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Horseshoe bend looks like a horseshoe or a bowl. We didn't drive the lower trails but enjoyed the vistas and were sure you will too.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

30+ miles down a dirt road, worth every mile. This is a very strenuous hike, with the toughest part at the end. Avoid hot weather, take plenty of water and lunch and you'll be fine. The petroglyphs are fantastic and worth the hike.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

We drove out here in a Toyota Corolla. Probably not the best vehicle as the road was pretty rough. We made it though, and there were only two cars in the "parking lot". My son and I hiked down into the canyon...fairly steep, not too...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kevan j
Reviewed June 12, 2018

There are some older reviews. Some are VERY MISLEADING. I am going to give it to you straight. The road to Horseshoe Canyon is long, rough and could give non 4 wheel drive passenger cars real trouble if not driven properly. It took us over...More

Date of experience: May 2018
11  Thank 950claudep
Reviewed June 8, 2018

Horseshoe Canyon Trail to the Great Gallery Strenuous, but well worth it for the dramatic landscape and stunning “rock art” at The Great Gallery. (And to be clear, Horseshoe Canyon is a remote and separate part of Canyonlands National Park.) The best time for this...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Charles S
Reviewed May 12, 2018

This massive canyon is filled with rock formations carved over centuries and it simply feels untouched and wild.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 16, 2018

Everything was working against us from the outset: 37-degrees when we arrived with 45 mph wind gusts, but we gamely signed in to see the Great Gallery and started the hike. My dad, who turns 90 this year, was on a new medication, and while...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank lisa s
Reviewed April 1, 2018

This place is off the charts when it comes to prehistoric history, beauty and more. It is a long drive to get there,but that is what makes it so worth it. You have to drive a 30 mile dirt road that closes frequently due to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank suzieFortCollins
Reviewed March 25, 2018

Very peaceful, great scenery. The hike wasn't over the top difficult at all, and I'm in my mid 50's in moderate physical condition. The dirt road was a bit bumpy in places, but made it OK in a Honda Accord. The Great Gallery was incredible.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Bill D
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You have to walk to the gallery, just follow the footprints down in the wash. There are Ranger led hikes, check the NPS website.
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