This is a complete list of hikes in Canyonlands National Park for your reference. Depending on your tour itinerary and timing, you may only have time for certain hikes. If there is a hike that interests you, please contact our office team to discuss whether or not you will have time to participate on the particular hike of interest on your tour.

Trails

Miles/KM

Avg. Time

Difficulty

Description

Aztec Butte Trail

2mi/3km

1.5 hrs

Easy

Sliprock view, Ancestral Granary

Grand View Point

2mi/3km

1 hr

Easy

Panoramic View

Mesa Arch

0.5 mi/.8km

30 mins

Easy

Arch, Sunrise Hike

Murphy Loop

1.3mi/1.9km

1 hr

Easy

Panoramic View

White Rim Overlook

1.5mi/3km

1 hr

Easy

View of White Rim Formations

Gooseneck

1m/1.5 km

30 min

Easy

View of Taylor Canyon

Moses & Zeus

1m/1.5 km

1 hr

Easy

View of Taylor Canyon

Upheaval Dome Overlook

1m/1.5 km

30 mins

Moderate

Crater, Upheaval Canyon

Upheaval Dome Second Overlook

2m/3km

45 mins

Moderate

Upheaval Dome Area

Whale Rock Trail

1m/1.5 km

1 hr

Moderate

Upheaval Dome Area

Neck Spring

5mi/8km

3-4 hrs

Moderate

Springs

Fort Bottom Ruin

4mi/6.4km

2 hrs

Moderate

Tower ruin of ancient times

Lathrop Canyon to Colorado River

17mi/27km

Overnight

Strenuous

River access, cottonwoods

Lathrop Canyon to White Rim Road

10mi/16km

5-7 hrs

Strenuous

View of Colorado River and La Sal Mountains

Syncline Loop

8mi/13km

5-7 hrs

Strenuous

Scenic

Syncline Loop Upheaval Crater

3mi/4.2km

2 hrs

Strenuous

Scenic

Murphy Loop

9mi/14km

5-7 hrs

Strenuous

View of White Rim Formations

Taylor Canyon

20mi/32km

Overnight

Strenuous

Scenic

Gooseberry

6mi/10km

4-6 hrs

Strenuous

View of cliffs and La Sal Mountains

Alcove Spring

10mi/16km

6-7 hrs

Strenuous

View of Taylor Canyon

Trails

Miles/KM

Avg. Time

Difficulty

Description

Roadside Ruin

.3mi/.5km

20 min

Easy

Puebloan Granary

Cave Spring

.6mi/1km

45 min

Easy

Historic cowboy camp, pictographs

Pothole Point

.6mi/1km

45 min

Easy

Slickrock, panoramic view

Elephant Hill Chesler Viewpoint

6mi/10km

3-4 hrs

Moderate

Scenic overlook, sandstone spires

Elephant Hill Chesler Loop

11mi/18km

5+ hrs

Strenuous

Needles Formations

Confluence Overlook

11mi/18km

5-7hrs

Strenuous

Overlook Colorado & Green Rivers

Druid Arch

11mi/18km

5+ hrs

Strenuous

Arch

Big Spring-Squaw

7.5mi/12km

3-4 hrs

Moderate

Routes between canyons

Big Spring-Elephant

10.8mi/17km

4-6 hrs

Strenuous

Slick rock, mesa, rock formations

Squaw Lost

8.7mi/14km

4-6 hrs

Moderate

Scenic, plentiful wildlife

Peekaboo

10mi/16.5km

5-6 hrs

Strenuous

Scenic views, petroglyphs

Lower Lake Red Canyon

18.8mi/30km

Overnight

Strenuous

Elephant Hill, Colorado River

Salt Creek Canyon

45 mi/68km

Overnight

Strenuous

Cathedral Butte, arches

Slickrock Trail

2.4 mi/4km

2-3 hrs

Easy

Slickrock, panoramic views