The main access for the trail is off Hwy 24, the same road that leads to Goblin Valley. The road that leads to Horseshoe is 25 miles from Hwy 24.
The main trail is open to all OHV’s. There is a 2 mile hike that you must take to get to Horseshoe Canyon.
The total distance is 27 miles. That includes driving and hiking to Horseshoe Canyon.
The trail into Horseshoe Canyon is a hiking trail. Part of the trail is a narrow passage along a cliff.
The whole trail is B Class county maintained road. There are restroom facilities at the end of the trail on the left side.
This trail has been designed for all OHV and hiking.
This is a trail that is open year-round. The area is beautiful in all seasons.
The maintained roads to well in all weather, you just need to be as cautious as you would be normally.
Make sure that you pack a camera. A picture will never be as good as the real thing, but the obvious history and amazing views are too priceless to not record.
TRAIL COORDINATES / POINTS OF INTEREST
|Name (Click name below to view map)||GPS||Latitiude||Longitude|
|Horseshoe Canyon East Trailhead||N 38d27’56” W 110d11’20”||38.465556||-110.188889|
|Horseshoe Canyon West Trailhead||N 38d28’25” W 110d12’01”||38.473611||-110.200278|
|Horseshoe Canyon ATV Staging Area||N 38d28’28” W 110d12’01”||38.474444||-110.200278|
Take in the views
The Horseshoe Canyon Trail is located in Canyonlands National Park, providing a whole new world of views that are unique to this area. The beautiful views that can be seen along this trail are incomparable.
Do it at your own pace
Make sure you plan enough time to really explore and get to know the area. There are so may incredible things to see!
Get a closer look
Not only are the views incredible, but this area is rich with Native American and Western Outlaw history. There are panels of petroglyphs left by the ancient American Indian. The rock carvings and cave paintings are evidence that this area was once inhabited by ancient American Indians.