Blue Mesa Trail
ElevationAscent: 29' 9 m
Descent: -121' -37 m
High: 5,625' 1,715 m
Low: 5,505' 1,678 m
GradeAvg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 22% (12°)
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“A breathtaking loop in the midst of the Painted Desert”— Hunter R
Family Friendly Children will love the beautiful vistas present along the trail.
For those trying to photograph this area, the most spectacular colors are easiest to capture after rainfall, but regardless of the weather, the wonder and majesty of the park is ever present.
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Land Manager: National Park Service - Petrified Forest National Park