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A nice trail leading to some amazing pieces of petrified wood.


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Map Key

1.1

Miles

1.7

KM

Point to Point

6,227' 1,898 m

High

5,956' 1,815 m

Low

303' 92 m

Up

62' 19 m

Down

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

21%

Max Grade (12°)

Dogs Unknown

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Family Friendly The route is fairly straightforward to navigate, and youngsters will love the chance to admire the petrified wood along the way.

Description

The trail ascends very quickly offering nice views to the west across Wide Hollow Reservoir and to the east towards Escalante. After 0.3 miles the trail splits into a loop, keep right to follow the recommended direction. You'll encounter several magnificent pieces of petrified wood on the way.

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Tilman Giese

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  4.4 from 5 votes

#8434

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Trail Rankings

#287

in Utah

#8,434

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Wide Hollow Reservoir and Barney Top from the Petrified Forest Trail.
Jun 11, 2017 near Escalante, UT
Petrified Wood is one of the highlights along the trail.
Jun 11, 2017 near Escalante, UT

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