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East Rim Trail

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 4.4 (16)

Dead Horse Point State Park is located high on the rim of the Colorado River Canyon.


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1.7

Miles

2.8

KM

Point to Point

6,008' 1,831 m

High

5,678' 1,731 m

Low

321' 98 m

Up

585' 178 m

Down

10%

Avg Grade (6°)

94%

Max Grade (43°)

Dogs Leashed

Features River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Flora & Fauna

Keep an eye out for the occasional lizard or tarantula.

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Shared By:

Justin S. with improvements by Tilman Giese

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  4.4 from 16 votes

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  4.4 from 16 votes
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Photos

Sunset in Moab
May 5, 2015 near Moab, UT
Can you see dead horse ?
Sep 7, 2017 near Moab, UT
The view down to the Colorado River from Dead Horse Point (wife for scale).
Jul 24, 2019 near Moab, UT
Shafer Basin evaporation ponds and snow covered La Sal Mountains from Dead Horse Point Overlook
Mar 17, 2020 near Moab, UT
Afternoon view from the Dead Horse Point Trail
May 5, 2015 near Moab, UT
Dead Horse Point.
May 9, 2016 near Moab, UT

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Jun 21, 2020
Tyson Harty
Sunset view at Dead Horse Point
May 16, 2020
Nona Tor
Mar 6, 2020
Jason David
Jun 14, 2019
Lynette Cornell
Trail is well marked. Start at the visitor center and follow the obvious path and cairns. If short on time, opt for out and back of east rim. We di…
Apr 24, 2019
Carolyn Jungels
5mi
Apr 12, 2019
Tilman Giese
Mar 29, 2019
Patrick Csongei
this trail description/map is wildly inaccurate. excellent hike though once we found the actual trail 5.8mi — 2h 15m
Mar 25, 2019
Ryan S