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52 mi 83 km of trail 5 Runs

Gems 4 Gems Easy Trails 4 Trails Intermediate Trails 9 Trails Hard Trails 3 Trails

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Gems in Cedar Mesa - 4

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gem Favorite Inside the Moon House Ruins.

Moon House Ruin

(3) Blanding, UT
gem Favorite House on Fire Ruins.

House on Fire Ruin

(8) Blanding, UT
gem Favorite Grinding stone at the Junction Ruin.

Junction Ruins

(6) Blanding, UT
gem Favorite Pictograph of a speared antelope... or something.

Turkey Pen Ruin

(4) Blanding, UT

Runs in Cedar Mesa - 5

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Favorite Inside the Moon House Ruins.
Intermediate

Moon House Ruins

4.6 mi 7.4 km • Loop • 497 ft Ascent 151.59 m Ascent

(7) Blanding, UT
Favorite Owl Creek Canyon remains beautiful after the second major pour-off.
Difficult

Fish and Owl Canyon Loop Route

17.1 mi 27.5 km • Loop • 1,992 ft Ascent 607.16 m Ascent

(8) Blanding, UT
Favorite Mule Canyon ruins.
Intermediate

House on Fire Ruins

2.0 mi 3.2 km • Out and Back • 52 ft Ascent 15.81 m Ascent

(11) Blanding, UT
Favorite Domes of the Navajo Sandstone peek out from behind the canyon walls.
Intermediate

The Narrows of Grand Gulch

4.2 mi 6.7 km • Loop • 372 ft Ascent 113.4 m Ascent

(1) Blanding, UT
Favorite Beautiful canyon leading to Anasazi ruins.
Difficult

Kane Gulch to Junction & Turkey Pen Ruins

9.4 mi 15.1 km • Loop • 1,249 ft Ascent 380.68 m Ascent

(3) Blanding, UT

Trails in Cedar Mesa - 11

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0.2 mi 0.3 km #1Perfect Kiva
Intermediate
Blanding, UT
Intermediate
0.2 mi 0.3 km Blanding, UT
7.1 mi 11.4 km #2Bullet Canyon Trail
Difficult
Blanding, UT
Difficult
7.1 mi 11.4 km Blanding, UT
0.6 mi 0.9 km #3Moon House Trail
Intermediate
Blanding, UT
Intermediate
0.6 mi 0.9 km Blanding, UT
14.3 mi 22.9 km #4Kane Gulch Trail
Difficult
Blanding, UT
Difficult
14.3 mi 22.9 km Blanding, UT
3.1 mi 5.1 km #5Government Trail
Intermediate
Blanding, UT
Intermediate
3.1 mi 5.1 km Blanding, UT
1.8 mi 3.0 km #6Collins Canyon Trail
Intermediate
Blanding, UT
Intermediate
1.8 mi 3.0 km Blanding, UT
16.3 mi 26.3 km #7Fish Canyon
Difficult
Blanding, UT
Difficult
16.3 mi 26.3 km Blanding, UT
0.1 mi 0.1 km #8Moki Dugout Lookout
Easy
Blanding, UT
Easy
0.1 mi 0.1 km Blanding, UT
0.1 mi 0.2 km #9Mule Canyon Ruins
Easy
Blanding, UT
Easy
0.1 mi 0.2 km Blanding, UT
1.2 mi 2.0 km #10Moon House Approach
Easy
Blanding, UT
Easy
1.2 mi 2.0 km Blanding, UT
6.8 mi 11.0 km #11Owl Canyon
Difficult
Blanding, UT
Difficult
6.8 mi 11.0 km Blanding, UT

Photos of Cedar Mesa - 64

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Inside the Moon House Ruins.
Nov 10, 2016 near Blanding, UT
What a beautiful canyon to explore!
Nov 10, 2016 near Blanding, UT
This is the slickrock chute leading to the canyon floor.
May 29, 2017 near Blanding, UT
Enjoy a panoramic view from the alcove harboring Perfect Kiva.
May 29, 2017 near Blanding, UT
Beautiful canyon leading to Anasazi ruins.
Oct 5, 2016 near Blanding, UT
A beautiful canyon near Moon House ruin.
Oct 24, 2016 near Blanding, UT
View from the rim into Grand Gulch with Polly's Island on the left.
Jun 8, 2017 near Blanding, UT
A sweet rock formation greets you as you near the ruins.
Nov 10, 2016 near Blanding, UT

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