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Mule Canyon + House on Fire Ruin

Overview There is a small complex of restored Anasazi ruins along Hwy 95 at Mule Canyon, west of Blanding. They are interesting and worth looking at for a few minutes. The name of the ruin (House on Fire) comes from the swirly, striated patterns...

Alstrom Point

“You'll Wonder Why You're Doing This... Until You Get There”

Four Corners Monument

The Four Corners Monument marks the quadripoint in the Southwestern United States where the states of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah meet. It is the only point in the United States shared by four states, leading to the area being...

Lower Calf Creek Falls

Named for its use as a natural pen for calves back in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, the creek remained relatively unknown as a tourist destination until the formation of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, under the Clinton administration. Walking between...

Zebra Slot Canyon

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Zebra Slot Canyon is a very short slot canyon, named for its striped canyon walls.   https://www.earthtrekkers.com/hike-zebra-slot-canyon-grand-staircase-escalante/

Citadel Ruins and Fallen Roof Ruin

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  http://www.evansoutdooradventures.com/?p=1747 http://cedarmesautah.blogspot.com/2009/05/citadel-ruins.html

Sheiks Canyon & The Green Mask

Sheiks, and adjacent Bullet canyons are two of the easiest-reached Grand Gulch tributaries, and both offer a good half day hike to several, intricate, well preserved ruins including pictographs in a variety of colors and styles, or alternatively a longer (14 mile) day...

Nine Mile Canyon

Nine Mile Canyon is a canyon, approximately 40 miles (60 km) long, located in the counties of Carbon and Duchesne in eastern Utah, in the Western United States. Promoted as "the world’s longest art gallery", the canyon is known for...

Coyote Gulch Natural Bridge

Located in the vast Grand Staircase-Escalante desert, Coyote Gulch is a winding, semi-narrow canyon that snakes its way down through incredible red rock country, and joins with the Escalante River just above Lake Powell. The hike is long, best suited...

Druid Arch

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Druid Arch is one of the most popular destinations in the Needles District. In addition to seeing a spectacular arch, however, hikers can experience much of the special environment of the Needles area on the trail to the arch. You can reach Druid...

Horseshoe Canyon

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Horseshoe Canyon contains some of the most significant rock art in North America. The Great Gallery, the best known panel in Horseshoe Canyon, includes well-preserved, life-sized figures with intricate designs. Other impressive sights include spring wildflowers, sheer sandstone walls and mature cottonwood groves along...

Goblin Valley State Park

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Its eminent feature is its thousands of hoodoos and hoodoo rocks, referred to locally as "goblins", which are formations of mushroom-shaped rock pinnacles, some as high as several meters. The distinct shapes of these rocks come from an erosion-resistant layer of rock atop softer...

Leprechaun Canyon

Short, nontechnical and free: Leprechaun Canyon is one of Utah’s accessible slot canyon hikes https://www.sltrib.com/artsliving/outdoors/2017/10/17/short-nontechnical-and-free-of-charge-leprechaun-canyon-is-one-of-utahs-accessible-slot-canyon-hikes/

River House Ruin

The River House Ruin is located near the San Juan River about 12 miles from Bluff, Utah on the west side of Comb Ridge. The ruin has multiple one and two story rooms, a kiva and an assortment of pictographs. Several hundred feet west...

Goosenecks State Park

Goosenecks State Park is a state park in the U.S. state of Utah, overlooking a deep meander of the San Juan River. The park is located near the southern border of the state a short distance from Mexican Hat, Utah. Millions of years ago,...

Sand Island Petroglyph Panel

Handprints, horned animals, hunters and a Kokopelli playing a flute are some of the extraordinary petroglyphs on display at Sand Island, a significant and easily accessible archaeological site located just outside of Bluff, Utah. If you are interested in learning...