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East Rim Trail

Easy/Intermediate
 4.4 (16)

Dead Horse Point State Park is located high on the rim of the Colorado River Canyon.


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Map Key

1.7

Miles

2.8

KM

84%

Runnable

6,008' 1,831 m

High

5,678' 1,731 m

Low

321' 98 m

Up

585' 178 m

Down

10%

Avg Grade (6°)

94%

Max Grade (43°)

Dogs Leashed

Features River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Runner Notes

Easy trail to run, be careful of loose rocks near the rim's edge.

Flora & Fauna

Keep an eye out for the occasional lizard or tarantula.

Contacts

Shared By:

Justin S. with improvements by Tilman Giese

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  4.4 from 16 votes

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  4.4 from 16 votes
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#636

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Photos

Sunset in Moab
May 5, 2015 near Moab, UT
Can you see dead horse ?
Sep 7, 2017 near Moab, UT
Shafer Basin evaporation ponds and snow covered La Sal Mountains from Dead Horse Point Overlook
Mar 17, 2020 near Moab, UT
Afternoon view from the Dead Horse Point Trail
May 5, 2015 near Moab, UT
Dead Horse Point.
May 9, 2016 near Moab, UT
Colorado River passing through the valley
May 5, 2015 near Moab, UT

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Jan 19, 2020
Veronica Gerhard
Jun 16, 2019
Chelsea Myntti
4.6mi — 1h 00m
Oct 12, 2018
Tim Oberholzer
$20 fee to enter the park. The East and West Rim Trails are foot traffic only. Spectacular views, even on an overcast day. 5.3mi
May 13, 2018
JonathanC