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0.2 mile 0.3 kilometer point to point
67% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 153' 47 m
Descent: -1' 0 m
High: 5,717' 1,742 m
Low: 5,564' 1,696 m

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Avg Grade: 18% (10°)
Max Grade: 66% (33°)

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A short trail up to Perfect Kiva Ruin, an ancient Anasazi ceremonial site located in a deep alcove.

Tilman Giese

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Please Respect and Protect archaeological sites, they are fragile! Stay on trail, don’t move artifacts, and stay off walls. Report looting and vandalism: 1 800 722 3998

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This short trail up the rocky slope leads you to Perfect Kiva, an ancient Anasazi ceremonial site that has been well preserved by the Bureau of Land Management stabilization efforts. You'll find several structures as well as petroglyphs on the wall. The Kiva is located in a deep shady alcove that provides a spectacular view into the surrounding amphitheater.

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in Cedar Mesa

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in Utah

#388

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