Horseshoe Canyon
Horseshoe Canyon
Horseshoe Canyon
Horseshoe Canyon Map
Horseshoe Canyon
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.

Trail Tip
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.

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.

Trail Type
The main trail is open to all OHVís. 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.

Difficulty  Easy
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.

Trail Coordinates / Points of Interest
Name (Click name below to view map)GPSLatitiudeLongitude
Horseshoe Canyon East TrailheadN 38d27'56" W 110d11'20"38.465556-110.188889
Horseshoe Canyon West TrailheadN 38d28'25" W 110d12'01"38.473611-110.200278
Horseshoe Canyon ATV Staging AreaN 38d28'28" W 110d12'01"38.474444-110.200278
Take in the views
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!
Do it at your own pace

Get a closer look
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.

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Horseshoe Canyon