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44 mi 70 km of trail 3 Featured Hikes

Gems 2 Gems Easy Trails 7 Trails Intermediate Trails 8 Trails Hard Trails 0 Trails

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Gems in Waterpocket District - 2

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gem Favorite The view at the top.

Strike Valley Overlook

(5) Escalante, UT

Featured Hikes in Waterpocket District - 3

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Favorite The view at the top.
Intermediate/Difficult

Strike Valley Overlook and Upper Muley Twist Canyon

15.8 mi 25.4 km • Loop • 1,344 ft Ascent 409.68 m Ascent

(6) Escalante, UT
Favorite Waterpocket Fold from the Post Cutoff Trail. with permission from walkaboutwest *No Commercial Use
Intermediate

Lower Muley Twist Canyon Loop

15.4 mi 24.9 km • Loop • 1,051 ft Ascent 320.29 m Ascent

(7) Escalante, UT
Favorite Halls Creek Overlook.
Intermediate/Difficult

Halls Creek and Narrows Route (Grand Gulch)

23.7 mi 38.2 km • Loop • 2,455 ft Ascent 748.3 m Ascent

(3) Escalante, UT

Trails in Waterpocket District - 12

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0.5 mi 0.7 km #1Strike Valley Overlook Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Loa, UT
Easy/Intermediate
0.5 mi 0.7 km Loa, UT
8.0 mi 12.9 km #2Upper Muley Twist Canyon Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Escalante, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
8.0 mi 12.9 km Escalante, UT
2.5 mi 4.1 km #3Upper Muley Twist Canyon Access Road
Easy
Loa, UT
Easy
2.5 mi 4.1 km Loa, UT
1.2 mi 1.9 km #4Surprise Canyon Trail
Intermediate
Escalante, UT
Intermediate
1.2 mi 1.9 km Escalante, UT
1.9 mi 3.0 km #5Post Cutoff Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Escalante, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
1.9 mi 3.0 km Escalante, UT
12.8 mi 20.6 km #6Lower Muley Twist Canyon Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Escalante, UT
Easy/Intermediate
12.8 mi 20.6 km Escalante, UT
7.0 mi 11.2 km #7Sheets Gulch
Intermediate/Difficult
Loa, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
7.0 mi 11.2 km Loa, UT
1.1 mi 1.8 km #8Headquarters Canyon Trail
Intermediate
Escalante, UT
Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.8 km Escalante, UT
1.4 mi 2.3 km #9Red Canyon
Easy/Intermediate
Escalante, UT
Easy/Intermediate
1.4 mi 2.3 km Escalante, UT
1.4 mi 2.2 km #10Red Canyon Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Escalante, UT
Easy/Intermediate
1.4 mi 2.2 km Escalante, UT
4.7 mi 7.5 km #11Halls Creek Drainage
Easy/Intermediate
Escalante, UT
Easy/Intermediate
4.7 mi 7.5 km Escalante, UT
1.3 mi 2.1 km #12Muley Tanks and Hamburger Rocks Spur
Easy/Intermediate
Escalante, UT
Easy/Intermediate
1.3 mi 2.1 km Escalante, UT

Photos of Waterpocket District - 90

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Burr Trail Road, Capitol Reef
Feb 19, 2016 near Escalante, UT
The view at the top.
Apr 19, 2016 near Loa, UT
The far right end of the overlook.
Apr 20, 2016 near Loa, UT
Panoramic view of the valley below and the Henry Mountains in the distance.
Apr 20, 2016 near Loa, UT
Henry Mountains across from the Oyster Shell Reef
Oct 21, 2018 near Escalante, UT
Post hike to Strike Valley Overlook. Hiking back through the canyon wash access road to the vehicle.
Apr 20, 2016 near Loa, UT
Another Arch on UMT Trail.
Feb 19, 2016 near Escalante, UT
Red Canyon
Sep 23, 2018 near Escalante, UT

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