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Recommended Routes in Behind the Rocks - 1

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Favorite View of the steepest hill on the road.
Difficult

Pritchett Canyon/Hunter Rim Loop

12.5 mi 20.1 km 1,614' Up 492 m Up 1,617' Down 492.99 m Down

Moab, UT

Behind the Rocks Hiking

  • 174 Miles 281 Kilometers of Trail
  • 5 Recommended Routes
  • 2 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 8 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 4 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Behind the Rocks - 9

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0.3 mi 0.5 km #1Moonflower Canyon
Easy/Intermediate
Moab, UT
Easy/Intermediate
Moab, UT
3.3 mi 5.3 km #2Hidden Valley Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Moab, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
Moab, UT 11 
4.0 mi 6.4 km #3Hunter Canyon Rim
Difficult
Moab, UT
Difficult
Moab, UT
1.2 mi 1.9 km #4Two Arch View Rim Road
Easy/Intermediate
Moab, UT
Easy/Intermediate
Moab, UT
3.5 mi 5.6 km #5Moab Rim Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Moab, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
Moab, UT
6.1 mi 9.8 km #6Pritchett Canyon
Intermediate/Difficult
Moab, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
Moab, UT
0.8 mi 1.3 km #7Behind-the-Rocks 191 Connector
Intermediate
Moab, UT
Intermediate
Moab, UT
14.5 mi 23.3 km #8Behind the Rocks Road
Intermediate
Moab, UT
Intermediate
Moab, UT
10.7 mi 17.2 km #924-Hours of Moab
Difficult
Moab, UT
Difficult
Moab, UT

Photos of Behind the Rocks - 41

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Views like this are your reward for getting outside.
Feb 11, 2016 near Moab, UT
Tukunikivatz Arch framing Mount Tukunikivatz.
Feb 11, 2016 near Moab, UT
The grand La Sal mountains make a great picnic lunch view.
Feb 11, 2016 near Moab, UT
The Pritchett Canyon portion of the trail... a few jeeps in the beginning but then not a soul for miles and miles.
Oct 13, 2019 near Moab, UT
Perfect Day!
Mar 4, 2021 near Moab, UT
The steep anticline can get tricky if snowfalls. Hiking poles would help, regardless of season
Jan 8, 2019 near Moab, UT
At the rim, there is a great view of Moab and the surrounding canyons.
Jan 8, 2019 near Moab, UT
The Juniper trees on the anticline have the most creative root systems
Jan 8, 2019 near Moab, UT