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.
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. Distance
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
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.