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Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

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Gems in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area - 4

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gem Favorite Jacob Hamblin Arch will blow your mind!

Jacob Hamblin Arch

(6) Escalante, UT
gem Favorite Camping on slickrock at Reflection Canyon is like nothing else.

Reflection Canyon

(5) Escalante, UT
gem Favorite View from camp.

Alstrom Point

(1) Escalante, UT
gem Favorite Helllllloooo down thereeeee!

Muley Point

(4) Kayenta, AZ

Recommended Routes in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area - 4

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Favorite Jacob Hamblin Arch is just stunning.
Intermediate/Difficult

Coyote Gulch via Red Well

28.4 mi 45.7 km 1,633' Up 497.59 m Up 1,632' Down 497.44 m Down

Escalante, UT
Favorite View from atop the nearby Crack in the Wall.
Intermediate/Difficult

Coyote Gulch Loop Trail

13.5 mi 21.8 km 1,479' Up 450.71 m Up 1,482' Down 451.58 m Down

Escalante, UT
Favorite Camping on slickrock at Reflection Canyon is like nothing else.
Difficult

Reflection Canyon

15.4 mi 24.7 km 1,234' Up 376 m Up 1,233' Down 375.82 m Down

Page, AZ
Favorite This small slot canyon is where the Wiregrass Trail narrows a bit.
Intermediate/Difficult

Wiregrass Canyon

7.4 mi 11.9 km 411' Up 125.37 m Up 412' Down 125.43 m Down

Escalante, UT

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Running

  • 144 Miles 232 Kilometers of Trail
  • 4 Recommended Routes
  • 4 Gems Gems
  • 3 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 11 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 2 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area - 12

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1.9 mi 3.1 km #1Neon Canyon - Golden Cathedral Trail
Intermediate
Escalante, UT
Intermediate
Escalante, UT
5.9 mi 9.4 km #2Hurricane Wash
Intermediate
Escalante, UT
Intermediate
Escalante, UT 11 
1.8 mi 2.8 km #3Fort Bottom Ruins Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Moab, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
Moab, UT
3.0 mi 4.8 km #4Fence Canyon - Escalante River Confluence
Intermediate
Escalante, UT
Intermediate
Escalante, UT
5.3 mi 8.6 km #5Wiregrass Canyon Wash Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Page, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
Page, AZ
7.6 mi 12.2 km #6Rincon Buttress to Grey Mesa
Difficult
Escalante, UT
Difficult
Escalante, UT
1.9 mi 3.1 km #7Fortymile Ridge Trail
Intermediate
Escalante, UT
Intermediate
Escalante, UT
2.1 mi 3.4 km #8Jacob Hamblin Arch Trail
Very Difficult
Escalante, UT
Very Difficult
Escalante, UT
0.7 mi 1.2 km #9Crack in the Wall Trail
Intermediate
Escalante, UT
Intermediate
Escalante, UT
22.3 mi 35.9 km #10Horse Canyon Trail
Easy
Moab, UT
Easy
Moab, UT
21.5 mi 34.7 km #11Doll House Road
Easy
Monticello, UT
Easy
Monticello, UT
5.3 mi 8.5 km #12Maze Overlook Road
Easy
Moab, UT
Easy
Moab, UT

Photos of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area - 54

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Camping on slickrock at Reflection Canyon is like nothing else.
May 8, 2017 near Escalante, UT
The sun sets over Reflection Canyon.
May 8, 2017 near Escalante, UT
Helllllloooo down thereeeee!
Nov 10, 2016 near Blanding, UT
Reflection Canyon glints in the morning sun.
May 8, 2017 near Escalante, UT
Golden Cathedral.
Mar 9, 2016 near Escalante, UT
I swear, it's a canyon on top of a canyon.
Nov 10, 2016 near Blanding, UT
Jacob Hamblin Arch is just stunning.
Feb 1, 2017 near Escalante, UT
Sunset in the desert.
Nov 10, 2016 near Blanding, UT