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Nice mossy alcove, cool natural bridge - Not many people!

This is a great, easy 4.5 mile RT hike off the beaten path for Moab. It is no longer called Negro... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Rob D
Provo, Utah, United States
Well worth the hike

This is a beautiful hike with multiple streams and shade trees. The trail goes through the shallow... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ladonna B
Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a great, easy 4.5 mile RT hike off the beaten path for Moab. It is no longer called Negro Bill, but instead the sign says William Granstaff for political correctness. Follows a little stream, in and our of shade depending on the time...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful hike with multiple streams and shade trees. The trail goes through the shallow streams many times. It is 2 1/4 mile in to morning glory arch... seems much longer!! But it is well worth it. Make sure you hike all the...More

Thank Ladonna B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Named after the 1870-era cowboy William Granstaff, this 2.5 mile each way hike is different from almost anything else in the Moab area. The sign at parking lot enrance calls this "Grandstaff Trailhead." The trail follows a stream that must be crossed a dozen times...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of our favorite hikes in Moab. We typically save this hike for later in our trip, as it is a fairly easy hike after you've been out playing hard. The sandy trail and running water always makes this a fun day hike....More

1  Thank EricF137
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As reviewer mention it is called now is now called Granstaff Trail. The was recommended to us because of the Floral and the beauty of the canyon. And we were not disappointed and enjoyed the Creators handiwork. The earlier on the trail chances are better...More

Thank Matusla
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This trail is now called Granstaff Trail. We did it the morning we were leaving. We had to check out of our hotel (Red Cliffs Lodge) by noon and wanted to get in one more hike. The reviews said about four hours but we were...More

1  Thank lizardroberts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great, not to challenging, hike. Took two children, 9 and 11 yo, with no problems or complaining. They enjoyed it...mountains and streams to cross.

1  Thank envirotraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is always a nice hike - no matter if you go only a part or all the way to the arch. Being so close to the town makes it really convenient, and it really comes handy when you encounter a high winds day -...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have a large group of friends with about 25 kids ages 6 to 14. This hike goes in and out of the water several times which keeps the kids engaged. There is a nice natural bridge at the end. It also offers good shade,...More

Thank jvh24_913
Reviewed May 19, 2017

This is a relatively flat walk with a few rocky ledges and some stepping stone creek crossings. Ends at large arch with a natural spring coming out of the rock face which is quite interesting to see. Moderately busy walk. Cant get lost.

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Josh S
Hi everyone! Years ago I camped with some friends on the Green River in Moab. I believe that the campground was called "Negro Bill's," but I could be wrong. Does anyone know of some great camping sites in proximity to this trail, or on the river? I remember it being so amazing that I would like to return. Thanks!
March 17, 2015|
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Response from Aquaangelua08 | Reviewed this property |
Camped at Negro Bill last June. It's still there across from the trailhead. There are a bunch of other campsites along the river with varying amenities.