Arch Canyon Trail


Arch Canyon (5002)

Description: The Arch Canyon Trail #002 is 4.9 miles long. It begins at the Forest Service Boundary off of a 7.5 mile long jeep road. The trail follows the bottom of Arch Canyon along a perennial stream. The trail passes three arches, Cathedral Arch, Angel Arch and Keystone Arch.

This trail is only accessible via a rough, 7.5 mile, unmaintained jeep road on BLM land.
This trail is not regularly maintained and the trail maybe difficult to follow. Trail conditions vary widely with weather events and during spring runoff. Check with the Monticello Ranger District for updated information.

Difficulty Level: Elevation change is about 980ft. Most of the elevation gain in the last mile of the trail.

Usage: Light


Open to: Hiking and Horseback Riding.

Water: Trail follows a perennial stream, but carrying water is advised. A filtration system is recommended for those planning to drink water from the stream/springs.

Restroom: There is no restroom available.

Operated by: Forest Service

Information Center: Monticello Ranger District (435) 587-2041

Directions: From Blanding, head south on US-191 S/S Main St and travel 3.9 miles. Turn right onto UT-95 N and travel 14.3 miles. Turn right onto Comb Wash and travel 2.4 miles. Turn right and travel 500 Ft to Arch Canyon Trail a jeep road. Travel by OHV or jeep up the trail roughly 7.5 miles to Forest Boundary and Arch Canyon Trail #002.

Latitude: 37 36’ 24.2”N (37.606714 Decimal Degrees)

Longitude: 109 45’ 41.4”W (-109.7615 Decimal Degrees)