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The trail was easy to fire the ruin. It was not much more than a granary. At least it was a quick... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
Greg M
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Wish the trail guide box was not empty

Roadside Ruin is signed and there is a roadside pull out for 5-8 vehicles. The trail/hike is about... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
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Canyonlands National Park, UT
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Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

The trail was easy to fire the ruin. It was not much more than a granary. At least it was a quick little trip.

Thank Greg M
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Roadside Ruin is signed and there is a roadside pull out for 5-8 vehicles. The trail/hike is about 0.3 miles. The trail guide box is empty (makes the 7 "stops" undefined). The hike is fairly easy. At the end of the trail is the remains...More

Thank ranles76
Reviewed May 6, 2018

The ruin is very small, compared to other sites. OK for a short and easy walk. Trail is easy to follow.

Thank Charles G
Reviewed May 4, 2018

A short hike to get to this ruin. I took a picture and we left. Not a whole lot to it. It was okay, but not worth going to see again.

Thank Tita T
Reviewed April 28, 2018

Roadside Ruin Trail is 0.3 mi/0.5 km roundtrip and should take about 20 min. The easy trail leads to an ancient Puebloan granary. The trail condition is mixed gravel/sand. There is a small pullout with a couple of parking spots at the side of the...More

Thank pingaroo
Reviewed June 4, 2017

This easy 0.3 mile (0.5k) loop nature trail is located in the Needles District a very short distance further down the main park road from the visitor center. There is a brochure available for $0.50 in a box at the trailhead that gives information on...More

Thank Steve1362
Reviewed May 27, 2017

This is a short walk to a a small 1000 year old Indian granary. This is a well maintained trail, however, I don't remember if it is wheelchair accessible ~ I believe that it was.

Thank TravelingDeacon
Reviewed May 6, 2017

This is a super easy and very short trail that takes you to a very old ruin. The ruin is in pretty good shape and is easy to see. There is parking/turn out that you can use. It's fun to imagine a life like theirs.

Thank J W
Reviewed December 7, 2016

This is a short and easy walk to view some of the early history of Canyonlands. Take advantage of the $0.50 trail guide which will give you information on the various plants and features along the way.

Thank Glenn M
Reviewed September 10, 2016

This is just a short hike not far from the visitor center. it is a pleasant walk. You can get a good look at how people lived long ago.

Thank Ann C
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