Leprechaun Trail | Capitol Reef Country

Leprechaun Trail

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LOCATION This trail is located 26 miles south of Hanksville just off Hwy 95. TRAIL TYPE This trail is for hiking. There are parts of the slot canyon where you can go repelling and climbing. DISTANCE There are different routes that you can take through the slot so just plan on taking 6-8 hours. DIFFICULTY  Moderate This trail depending on the route you take can be moderate to difficult. DESCRIPTION Most of this trail is more difficult to negotiate and takes time to do so. Being in a large group will slow you down. Smaller groups of 4-6 people would be best.
EQUIPMENT This trail requires complete hiking and climbing technical gear complete the entire hike. ENVIRONMENT You will normally have to wade through several washes that are waist deep. SAFETY Make sure that you are descending into the right place as they all look similar, some have no escape. TRAIL TIP To complete this trail, rock climbing skills would be more than beneficial. Also, make sure you have shoes with really good grip.
Name (Click name below to view map) GPS Latitiude Longitude
Leprechaun Trail 38.018818 -110.536945
Take in the Views

Take in the Views

The sunlight as it breaks through the slot to light you trail is unlike anything you have ever seen before. The narrows beautiful red rock seems to light on fire as the rays hit the walls. It is breathtaking and brings a mysterious feel to the slot.

Get a Closer Look

The narrows in this trail are extremely tight and dramatic. You will find yourself squeezing through different parts and helping others get over different parts of the trail. The whole trail is an adverture and you never know what you are going to run unto!
Get a Closer Look
Do it at Your Own Pace

Do it at Your Own Pace

This trail offers several different routes so whether you are a beginner or more experienced, this trail offers the adventure you are looking for.
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