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Gems in San Rafael Swell - 1

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gem Favorite The Dragon of Black Canyon

Black Dragon Pictograph

(1) East Ca…, UT

Recommended Routes in San Rafael Swell - 4

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Favorite Narrow passages.
Intermediate

Little Wildhorse and Bell Canyon Loop

8.7 mi 13.9 km 871' Up 265.62 m Up 871' Down 265.58 m Down

Ferron, UT
Favorite Working over the water in Dang Canyon can be hairy at times.
Difficult

Ding & Dang Loop

6.0 mi 9.7 km 918' Up 279.8 m Up 918' Down 279.77 m Down

Ferron, UT
Favorite Overlooking "Little Grand Canyon" at The Wedge
Intermediate

The Wedge in San Rafael Swell

22.1 mi 35.5 km 1,490' Up 454.26 m Up 1,509' Down 459.87 m Down

Ferron, UT
Favorite The group wades through Muddy Creek.
Difficult

The Chute of Muddy Creek Loop

15.1 mi 24.2 km 1,226' Up 373.72 m Up 1,224' Down 373.08 m Down

Ferron, UT

San Rafael Swell Hiking

  • 118 Miles 189 Kilometers of Trail
  • 4 Recommended Routes
  • 1 Gem Gems
  • 0 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 9 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 4 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in San Rafael Swell - 9

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4.1 mi 6.7 km #1Little Wild Horse Canyon Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Ferron, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
Ferron, UT
0.3 mi 0.6 km #2Black Dragon Pictograph Route
Intermediate/Difficult
East Carbon City, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
East Carbon City, UT
5.2 mi 8.4 km #3Music Canyon Route
Difficult
Ferron, UT
Difficult
Ferron, UT
15.3 mi 24.7 km #4Good Water Rim Trail
Intermediate
Ferron, UT
Intermediate
Ferron, UT
1.9 mi 3.0 km #5Bell Canyon Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Ferron, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
Ferron, UT
15.4 mi 24.8 km #6Chute of Muddy Creek
Difficult
Ferron, UT
Difficult
Ferron, UT
0.9 mi 1.4 km #7Wild Horse Window
Intermediate
Ferron, UT
Intermediate
Ferron, UT
20.4 mi 32.8 km #8Behind the Reef Road
Intermediate
Ferron, UT
Intermediate
Ferron, UT
2.1 mi 3.3 km #9Winding Mining Road Trail
Difficult
Ferron, UT
Difficult
Ferron, UT

Photos of San Rafael Swell - 85

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Working over the water in Dang Canyon can be hairy at times.
Jun 24, 2017 near Ferron, UT
Overlooking "Little Grand Canyon" at The Wedge
Apr 7, 2015 near Ferron, UT
View from The Wedge Overlook
Apr 7, 2015 near Ferron, UT
Narrow passages.
Dec 7, 2015 near Ferron, UT
Interesting canyon walls eroded by water.
Dec 7, 2015 near Ferron, UT
San Rafael Swell
May 19, 2015 near Ferron, UT
The start of the winding passage way!!
Dec 7, 2015 near Ferron, UT
The Wedge.
May 19, 2015 near Ferron, UT