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Sand Bench Trail

 5 votes

Length

4.1 Miles 6.5 Kilometers


Elevation

608' 185 m

Ascent

-677' -206 m

Descent

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

21%

Max Grade (12°)

4,735' 1,443 m

High

4,272' 1,302 m

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A lollipop trail that traverses the remains of a massive ancient landslide.

Tom Robson

Overview

This is a commercial horse trail from March to October.
Features: Birding — Fall Colors — River/Creek — Views — Wildflowers — Wildlife
Dogs: No Dogs

Description

Hike atop a massive landslide under The Sentinel. The trail is characterized by deep sand and little shade, so be sure to bring plenty of water and a can-do mentality. Due to the loose nature of this trail, be prepared for forward progress to be a little slower than normal.

Flora & Fauna

Cacti, wild turkeys, mule deers.

Contacts

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Check-Ins

Dec 2, 2017
M Kennedy
Hard slog because of the sand that covers about 3/4 of the loop
Nov 26, 2017
Maurizio Di Cicco
Nov 4, 2017
Nikki Stookey
Sep 12, 2017
Cheri Poulos
This trail is actually the horseback riding trail, stinky and hard to walk on due to soft sand
Apr 30, 2017
Terri West
Lots of upward slippery steps but fun trail!
Sep 1, 2016
Victor Leiviska
Took a horse back ride with Canyon Trail Rides. Amazing!!
Apr 4, 2016
Tilman Giese
Jan 26, 2015
Marvin Williford
Little used trail in ZNP. Used seasonally by people on horses. Out and back with a loop. 7mi — 3h 03m

Trail Ratings

  3.8 from 5 votes

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in Zion Canyon

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  3.8 from 5 votes
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#8

in Zion Canyon

#345

in Utah

#7,428

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