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Hunter Canyon Trail

Easy/Intermediate

Trail

1.8 mile 2.9 kilometer point to point
98% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 242' 74 m
Descent: -50' -15 m
High: 4,271' 1,302 m
Low: 4,079' 1,243 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 6% (4°)

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Trail shared by Nicholas Shannon

A stunning trail featuring massive sandstone walls, trees, creek pools, and a stone arch.

Nicholas Shannon

Features River/Creek · Views

In the canyon bottom. Only runners are allowed on this trail -- no mountain bikes allowed.

Description

From the parking area at the mouth of the canyon, follow the hiker-established path about two miles up the canyon until the route gets blocked by brush.

Hunter Canyon features a free-flowing stream during spring months with cottonwood trees and pools. There is also a large arch is located on the right-hand side of the canyon about a half mile in from the trailhead.

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  4.4 from 5 votes

#4

in Amasa Back

#6207

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#4

in Amasa Back

#251

in Utah

#6,207

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This is the Hunter Rim portion.  It follows the ledge of this cliff and it's extremely difficult to find the trail.
Oct 13, 2019 near Moab, UT

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