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  1. Coolest Park ever! It’s easy to play hard in Moab, the Rotary Park is the perfect place for a picnic in the shade, playing on a playground, fun in the musical instrument area, watch hummingbirds or play in the river.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    0.9 miles
    Duration
    A couple hours to several hours.
  2. Don’t be fooled by the name—the only way to get to Jeep Arch is with careful routefinding and your own two feet.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    4.7 miles
    Duration
  3. Escape the sun—and the crowds—on a half-day hike in Hunter Canyon. Not ready to leave? Stick around and enjoy Moab-area camping at its best.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    5.1 miles
    Duration
    The trail along the canyon floor is only about two miles each way, but it's often over uneven terrain and occasionally peters out entirely, so you won't be moving quickly. You won't want to rush it, anyway—it's more fun to let your imagination run wild in the natural playground on the canyon floor.
  4. 100 ft. tall by 100 ft. wide patch of steep sand to hike and play in. Great place to let your kids wear themselves out before or after a long car ride to or from Moab.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    4.1 miles
    Duration
    It's easy to spend an hour or two playing around on the hill.
  5. Devil’s Garden is a great area to explore with many options of arches to hike to. The “full loop” including miles of primitive trails of sand, narrow ledges and exposure but if of that ability, it’s a great run.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    14.2 miles
    Duration
  6. 3-mile roundtrip hike to Utah State icon (featured in stamps, on Utah's license plate), a 65-foot-tall freestanding natural arch. This will not be a solitary experience but it is a perfect way to finish off a day of other activities and take in a sunset.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    12.1 miles
    Duration
    2-3 hours
  7. A quiet hike through fiery red towers reminiscent of sand drip castles you make at the beach. Not to be missed experience; great views to give perspective of desert landscape.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    16.7 miles
    Duration
    2-3 hours
  8. Exceptional exploration of a maze like collection of sandstone fins and drainages, this is a hike, plan on 3-4 hours to cover 2+ miles of arches, narrow slots and surprises. Limited availability of hiking permits, ranger led or hired guide tour recommended

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    11.8 miles
    Duration
  9. A fun 5.45-mile hike from the Island in the Sky region of Canyonlands National Park down to the White Rim 1,500 vertical feet below.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    22.3 miles
    Duration
    1-2 hours
  10. Quiet, scenic hike with views of the La Sal Mountains. A 680 ft. elevation gain at the start, then an open meadows hike to the Petroglyphs at the turnaround. Perfect for a summer afternoon as the rock walls to the west provide shade.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    3.6 miles
    Duration
    About an hour for the hike, but also plan some time to explore.
  11. Negro Bill is a pleasant 5-mile round trip hike 4 miles from Moab, Utah. At the turnaround is Morning Glory Arch, spanning 243 feet; the sixth longest natural rock span in the United States.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    2.7 miles
    Duration
    2-3 hours
  12. Community paved pathway system from the east side to the west side of Moab along Mill Creek. Perfect for kids, young families with strollers, quiet walk or short paved run.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    0.9 miles
    Duration
  13. Syncline loop is an 8.4-mile loop around Upheaval Dome, the site a meteor hit 200 million years ago. This hike is for experienced backcountry adventurers. By adding pre-hike joint to viewpoint for an overall perspective and the 4 miles into the crater, this a 12.4 mile demanding day.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    22.7 miles
    Duration
    6-8 hours
  14. Corona Arch is a 3-mile hike with a couple of technical sections where cables have been placed to hold onto and steps have been dug into the Sandstone. It’s a two- arches-for-one-hike as you pass Bow Tie (I have seen this as Bow Tie and as Bowtie Arch. On the BLM website and on the sign at the trailhead is says Bowtie) on your way to Corona Arch.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    4.5 miles
    Duration
    2-3 hours
  15. 1000 vertical hike in less than 1 mile with sections of 20% grade. Quick workout with overlook of Moab Valley below and outward view from Arches National Park to the La Sal Mountains. Bring map to orient yourself to the landscape of the Adrenaline capitol of the world.

    Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    2.0 miles
    Duration
    1-2 hours
  16. Mary Jane Canyon hike is an 8.7-mile hike along streambed in a canyon that narrows to less than 100 feet wide with walls to almost 200 feet tall. At the turnaround, there is a double spouted waterfall caused by a large wedged rock splitting the water’s flow.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    13.1 miles
    Duration
    4-6 hours
  17. This is a stellar hike, best distance hike in the Island in the Sky district of Canyonlands National Park. It is long, has huge exposure and a steep section descending and ascending the 2600 ft. to the White Rim.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    18.5 miles
    Duration
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