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Jewel Tibbetts Arch Trail

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1.4 Miles 2.3 Kilometers


99%

Runnable

113' 34 m

Ascent

-105' -32 m

Descent

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

5%

Max Grade (3°)

5,404' 1,647 m

High

5,316' 1,620 m

Low

Shared By Nicholas Shannon

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Spectacular views across Hell Roaring Canyon to a large natural arch.

Nicholas Shannon

Dogs Unknown

Features Cave · Views

Neither mountain bikes nor motorized vehicles are allowed on this trail, except for the first 0.1 miles, where the trail follows an existing road.

Need to Know

Runners should exercise caution on those sections of the trail which are close to the edge of Hell-Roaring Canyon. The trail can be very warm in the summer.

Runner Notes

Be careful running over rocky ledges and near the rim.

Description

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 (closed to vehicles). After a short distance, the trail leaves the old road and follows a series of rock cairns to near the edge of the 400-foot-deep Hell Roaring Canyon.

After a short distance, the trail follows a short spur onto a slickrock platform, from which spectacular views of the arch and the canyon below can be had. The trail returns to the parking lot across a blackbrush (Coleogyne ramosissima) mesa, where it rejoins the road.

History & Background

The arch is named after Jewel Tibbetts, a Moab resident who lived about 10 miles distance at the Horsethief Ranch in the 1950s and 1960's with her husband Bill. They often took ranch visitors to see the arch.

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