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Kanarra Creek Trail

Intermediate/Difficult
 4.6 (24)

A family friendly hike that's only 4.2 miles(in-and-out)with a nice pool and waterfall at the end to chill in.


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2.1

Miles

3.4

KM

Point to Point

6,347' 1,935 m

High

5,648' 1,721 m

Low

809' 247 m

Up

110' 33 m

Down

8%

Avg Grade (5°)

31%

Max Grade (17°)

Dogs Unknown

Features River/Creek · Waterfall

$10 fee for parking at beginning of trail

Need to Know

Prepare to get wet! There is also a ladder with a rope about a 1.5 miles up.

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The first ladder entering Kanarra Creek Canyon
Dec 30, 2018 near Cedar City, UT
Passing through time
Feb 8, 2018 near Cedar City, UT
Kanarraville Trail, Cedar City, UT
Oct 8, 2019 near Cedar City, UT
Kanarra Creek gurgles out of the canyon.
Mar 27, 2017 near Cedar City, UT
Shortly after you enter the slot canyon, your only option is to get your feet wet.
Mar 27, 2017 near Cedar City, UT
If you're interested, free climb up this crevasse for a new view of the canyon!
Mar 27, 2017 near Cedar City, UT

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Sep 18, 2021
Brendon Griffin
Sep 7, 2021
Anna Gasiewicz
It was beautiful. Ledder not there this time- made hike more interesting 5mi — 1h 53m
Jun 2, 2021
Steven Conter
make sure you pre reserve a permit online, they are no longer at the trailhead. $12 4mi
Dec 13, 2020
Marc Gephart
About 18 crosses. Neoprene socks. Only able to get to first fall. Decided not to micro spike and pick up the ladder. Didn't want upper layers to soak — 2h 38m
Apr 26, 2020
DaSh I
Went late April. Water was pretty cold, and at least calf deep majority of the way. Couldn't make it to the 4th checkpoint, waterfall was too big. 2.5mi — 3h 00m
Jan 14, 2020
Boone Bradley
Nov 24, 2019
Kathryn Bush
Sep 7, 2019
Coco Akimbo
A beautiful river hike! Bring water shoes and water-resistant clothing. 4mi — 4h 45m