Kane Creek Canyon - Moab, Utah
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover
N 38° 27.970 W 109° 36.050
12S E 622064 N 4258466
Quick Description: Though this trail is in Kane Springs Canyon, this trail is known as Kane Creek Canyon. This 13.7 mile trail takes you to the floor of Kane Creek Canyon, crossing the creek many times. Allow 3 or 4 hours once on the trail.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 10/21/2008 6:20:06 PM
Waymark Code: WM50KM
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member KingJR
Views: 20

Long Description:
Enjoy the break from the Moab heat as you cross the creek, surrounded by trees. Then, a steep, rather difficult, narrow photogenic shelf is your route out of the canyon.

This trail used to be rated a 5, but was upgraded to a difficulty level of 6 due to erosion. This year, it's pushing a 7. Certain areas around the creek have washed out parts of the road, or left the trail with extreme obstacles.

We really enjoyed the trip down into the canyon, looking at multi-colored cliffs all around us. It was dry when we started the trail, and unfortunately, the creek was nothing more than puddles in places. This area is dangerous as flash floods could come at any time...keep your eye on the sky.
Overall Trail Difficulty: Whoa partner, this is getting hard

Land Ownership: Public

Popularity: Moderate

Trail Length (approx): 13.7 miles

Parking availble?: Yes

Room for Trailers: Yes

Permit required to access area?: No

Camping sites nearby: Yes

Are OHVs permitted: No

Highest Altitude: Not listed

Additional Trailhead: Not Listed

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94RedRover visited Kane Creek Canyon - Moab, Utah 9/18/2008 94RedRover visited it

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