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Dark Canyon Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 6.99 miles

The Dark Canyon Wilderness now contains a total of 47,116 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Utah. In 1984 the Dark Canyon Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...in...

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Natural Bridges National Monument Park

Rank: 239 4 Activites Email: nabrinfo@nps.gov Distance: 12.26 miles

Three majestic natural bridges invite you to ponder the power of water in a landscape usually defined by its absence. View them from an overlook, or hit the trails and experience their grandeur from below. Declared a National Monument in 1908, the bridges are named "Kachina," "Owachomo" and "Sipapu" in honor of the Native Americans that once made this area their home.

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Mule Canyon Ruin National Park

4 Activites Phone: (435)-587-1500 Email: utmtmail@blm.gov Distance: 12.98 miles

Mule Canyon Ruin is a classic ancestral Puebloan (previously called Anasazi) archaeological site that has been stabilized and interpreted for the public. The site, displaying a kiva, small tower, and a room block, provides a close-up, convenient and casual view into the past without the crowds associated with some of the more prominent Four Corners ruins and monuments.

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Grand Gulch Plateau Recreation Area National Park

11 Activites Phone: (435)-587-1500 Email: utmtmail@blm.gov Distance: 24.53 miles

The Grand Gulch/Cedar Mesa Plateau is a unique area for exploring. This is a place where cultural resources are found in primitive and wilderness-like settings. Most canyons and cultural sites can only be reached by hiking or backpacking.

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Trail Of The Ancients National Park

Phone: (800)-530-2998 Email: info@utahscanyoncountry.com Distance: 27.03 miles

Explore the long and intriguing occupation of the Four Corners region by Native American peoples. Travel through the archaeological heartland of America while crossing the beautiful and diverse landscapes of the Colorado Plateau. World-renowned Mesa Verde National Park, Monument Valley Tribal Park, and Four Corners Monument are highlights on the trail.

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Trail Of The Ancients - Utah National Park

Phone: (800)-574-4386 Email: info@utahscanyoncountry.com Distance: 27.03 miles

Walk through time in the vivid deserts of southeastern Utah. The byway is dotted with ancient Native American remnants and natural attractions. Visit vast Monument Valley, the gentle San Juan River, and Pueblo Indian ruins. All creatures from chipmunks to bighorn sheep have their place in the desert's delicate ecosystem.

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Indian Creek National Park

4 Activites Phone: (435)-587-1500 Email: utmtmail@blm.gov Distance: 34.50 miles

Elevation 5000 feet. Indian Creek Corridor is 8640 acres of rocky red canyon country currently being considered an area of environmental concern in order to preserve its scenic status.

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Canyon Rims Recreation Area National Park

6 Activites Phone: (435)-259-2100 Email: utmbmail@blm.gov Distance: 38.42 miles

Canyon Rims Recreation Area includes 100,273 acres south of Moab. Two campgrounds and four overlooks are within the Recreation Area, as well as the Trough Springs Hiking trailhead. Major activities include hiking, backpacking, and sightseeing. The primary roads within Canyon Rims, which were constructed by the BLM and include several scenic turnouts, are Utah Scenic Backways. Please visit the M...

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Hovenweep National Monument Park

Rank: 312 2 Activites Phone: (970)-562-4282 Email: hoveinfo@nps.gov Distance: 45.41 miles

Once home to over 2,500 people, Hovenweep includes six prehistoric villages built between A.D. 1200 and 1300. Explore a variety of structures, including multistory towers perched on canyon rims and balanced on boulders. The construction and attention to detail will leave you marveling at the skill and motivation of the builders.

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Lowry Ruins National Historic Landmark Park

2 Activites Phone: (970)-882-5600 Distance: 48.61 miles

Visit a 1,000-year-old ancestral Puebloan (Anasazi) ruin, which includes a 40-room village. The Lowry Pueblo site was first excavated in 1931 and became a National Historic Landmark in 1967. It is one of the most significant BLM archaeological sites in the Four Corners region, where Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, and Arizona meet.

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Labyrinth Canyon Recreation Area National Park

10 Activites Phone: (435)-636-3600 Email: utprmail@blm.gov Distance: 51.62 miles

Elevation 4000 feet. A flat and gentle desert river, flowing through a region of spectacular canyons. A great 4 day canoe trip.

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Canyons Of The Ancient National Monument Park

4 Activites Phone: (970)-882-5600 Email: meaton@blm.gov Distance: 52.33 miles

The Canyons of the Ancients National Monument is located in southwest Colorado. Elevations within the monument range from about 4,900 feet to about 7,500 feet above sea level. The outer boundaries of the area encompass approximately 183,000 acres of land, approximately 164,000 acres of which are in federal ownership and managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Containing the highest ...

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Canyonlands National Park

Rank: 120 7 Activites Email: canyinfo@nps.gov Distance: 58.63 miles

Canyonlands invites you to explore a wilderness of countless canyons and fantastically formed buttes carved by the Colorado River and its tributaries. Rivers divide the park into four districts: the Island in the Sky, the Needles, the Maze, and the rivers themselves. These areas share a primitive desert atmosphere, but each offers different opportunities for sightseeing and adventure.

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Goldbar Camping Area National Park

2 Activites Phone: (435)-259-2100 Email: utmbmail@blm.gov Distance: 59.77 miles

Gold Bar Campground is located 10 miles from the junction of U.S. Highway 191 and Utah Highway 279. Suited for riverside camping for tents and small trailers, the views up and down the Colorado River are stunning. The Corona Arch Hiking Trail, a 1.5-mile walk to two spectacular arches, is located across the road from the campground. Individual campsites are available on a first-come, first served ...

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Desolation Canyon Recreation Management Area National Park

6 Activites Phone: (435)-636-3600 Email: utprmail@blm.gov Distance: 60.33 miles

Desolation and Gray Canyons provide a premiere wilderness river trip through Utah's deepest canyons. The river traveler encounters approximately 60 Class II and III rapids. In addition to river-running, there are wonderful opportunities for camping, archaeological and geologic interpretation, wildlife watching, hiking, and exploring.

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King's Bottom Campground National Park

3 Activites Phone: (435)-259-2100 Email: utmbmail@blm.gov Distance: 60.43 miles

"In the fall of 2008 the BLM and partners worked together to remove non-native Tamarisk and Russian Olive trees. Once the non-native vegetation was removed the BLM redesigned, re-contoured and reconstructed the campsites. You will now find native cottonwood and willow trees throughout the campground and improved views of the Colorado River. These hearty and native trees are temporarily being irri...

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Corona Arch Trail National Park

2 Activites Phone: (435)-259-2100 Email: utmbmail@blm.gov Distance: 60.43 miles

The Corona Arch Trail is a easy to moderately strenuous 3 mile round trip hike to the spectacular Corona Arch. There are a few sections of the trail with mild exposure to heights however, these sections include cables and ladders to assist you. From the parking lot on the north side of the highway follow the trail up to the visitor register box near the railroad; please register. Cross the rai...

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Moab Rim Trail National Park

4 Activites Phone: (435)-259-2100 Email: utmbmail@blm.gov Distance: 60.43 miles

The Moab Rim Trail is a very tough and popular Jeep trail that is also adored by hikers. The trail follows the Jeep trail up to a panoramic view of the Moab Valley, Arches National Park and the usually snowcapped LaSal Mountains. It can be turned into a loop with the nearby Hidden Valley Trail. From the parking area, follow the 4-wheel-drive vehicle route up the slickrock ramps of Kayenta san...

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Portal Trail National Park

2 Activites Phone: (435)-259-2100 Email: utmbmail@blm.gov Distance: 60.43 miles

The Portal Trail is the sister trail to the Moab Rim Trail which is just across the Colorado River. It is a hiking and biking only trail that follows a slickrock bench up from the Colorado River to an expansive view of the Moab Valley and the surrounding landscape. Most bikers only come down this trail which is an alternate and very difficult exit for the Magnificent Seven Trail System. There i...

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Jewell Tibbets Arch Trail National Park

2 Activites Phone: (435)-259-2100 Email: utmbmail@blm.gov Distance: 60.43 miles

The Jewell Tibbets Arch Trail offers spectacular views across Hell Roaring Canyon to a large natural arch. Close to several BLM campgrounds, and to Canyonlands National Park and Dead Horse Point State Park. From the parking lot, the trail passes through a fence and follows a dirt road for about 0.1 miles. The trail leaves the road and goes down several dry washes until it rejoins an old road ...

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Magnificent Seven (Mag 7) Trail System National Park

1 Activites Phone: (435)-259-2100 Email: utmbmail@blm.gov Distance: 60.43 miles

The Magnificent Seven Trail System (Mag 7) is a very popular new trail system just north of Moab. The system of trails run back and forth along the unique and popular Gemini Bridges Road. Bikers run all sorts of trips on these trails from small to large loops, to downhill epics that link up the Gemini Road and the Moab Canyon Paved Bike Path or the Golden Spike Trail and the Portal Trail all the...

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Bar M Trail System National Park

1 Activites Phone: (435)-259-2100 Email: utmbmail@blm.gov Distance: 60.43 miles

The Bar M Trail System is a cool riding opportunity just north of Moab, Utah. There are riding options for beginners to experts all right out of the same trailhead. This is a great spot for families with varying skill levels or anyone who likes to ride a variety of trails. Also, there are great views of Arches and the Moab Canyon! The Bar M Trail System includes approximately 31 miles of mos...

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The Whole Enchilada Trail National Park

1 Activites Phone: (435)-259-2100 Email: utmbmail@blm.gov Distance: 60.43 miles

The Whole Enchilada is an Iconic Moab Trail. Typically run as a downhill ride, this trail runs from Burro Pass on the Manti LaSal National Forest at 11,200 feet 26.5 miles to the Colorado River at 4000 feet…over 7000 feet of vertical! While sections of the trail are slightly easier this is really an advanced trail with very tough, steep decents, large obsticles and some big drops thrown in for...

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Klondike Bluffs Trail System National Park

1 Activites Phone: (435)-259-2100 Email: utmbmail@blm.gov Distance: 60.43 miles

The Klondike Bluffs trails have been popular for a long time, but in the last few years a new push in trailbuilding and maintenance from Grand County Trail Mix, the local BLM and employees from some of the local bike shops has transformed the area. There is a new sign system with fresh markings on all the old trails. There have been 7 new trails constructed ranging from tough, techy and tight si...

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Slickrock National Recreation Trail Park

1 Activites Phone: (435)-259-2100 Email: utmbmail@blm.gov Distance: 60.43 miles

This is THE trail people come to ride in Moab! Enough said. This 10.5-mile loop crosses a scenic and rugged expanse of rolling Navajo Sandstone, the remnant of an ancient desert environment of wind blown sand dunes. Originally established in 1969 for motorcycles, the trail has become a popular destination for mountain bikes. The trail is open to both motorcycles and mountain bikes. Is is clo...

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