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White Rim Overlook Trail

Easy/Intermediate
 4.8 (9)

Easy running on an east-facing promontory leads to stunning panoramic views of the White Rim and Monument Basin.


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0.9

Miles

1.4

KM

96%

Runnable

6,264' 1,909 m

High

6,142' 1,872 m

Low

3' 1 m

Up

122' 37 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

8%

Max Grade (5°)

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Description

From the small parking area just past the picnic areas, descend over slickrock to a trail sign indicating the split off for the Gooseberry Trail. Continue east on a pleasant, flat path through the desert landscape. Follow cairns and obvious worn trail past large sandstone rocks as the promontory of land narrows towards the terminus, where you'll find spectacular views in every direction as well as some wonderful exposure.

Flora & Fauna

Typical high desert flora and the occasional lizard may be seen darting across your path.

Contacts

Shared By:

Kimberly Talley with improvements by Tilman Giese

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  4.8 from 9 votes

#618

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  4.8 from 9 votes
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#618

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Photos

The White Rim from Buck Canyon Overlook
Jul 14, 2015 near Moab, UT
Gooseberry Canyon from the Island in the Sky
Jan 23, 2020 near Moab, UT
Cliffs of the Wingate Sandstone, Buck Canyon Overlook
Jul 14, 2015 near Moab, UT
Monument Basin is spectacular from the White Rim Overlook Trail.
Apr 2, 2017 near Moab, UT
Gooseberry Canyon from White Rim Overlook
Jan 23, 2020 near Moab, UT

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