This trail requires complete hiking
and climbing technical gear
complete the entire hike.
This slot canyon is open year round
unless there is snow.
Donít do this trail or any of the slot
canyons alone. There are parts that
Make sure that you
have good shoes that can get
wet. Also wear long sleeves
and pants so you donít get
This trail is located 20 miles south of Hanskville just off
Hwy 95. Trail Type
This trail is for hiking and canyoneering. You must have
equipment to complete the trail. Distance
This slot canyon is about 4.5 miles long. Difficulty Moderate
Moderate. There are some river crossings that they
have put cement down for path to cross. The water is
1-2 feet deep.
The whole trail is B Class county maintained road.
Spur roads that are open to riding are D class county
roads. There are also several washes along the trail.
Trail Coordinates / Points of Interest
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Take in the Views
Shillelagh is a beautiful slot canyon that is
the first and simplest of the Irish slot
canyons. This winding pathway will is
narrow and challenging, but is worth the
Get a Closer Look
This slot canyon just south of Hanksville
is the most simple of the three Irish
Canyons. There is many obtacles along
the way that will require help to pass over,
but it is an exciting adventure for anyone
who is willing to take the challenge.
Do it at Your Own Pace
This trail does have several obstacles that will cross your path.
Be sure that you safely negotiate these obstacles rather than
rushing through them. It is not uncommon for people get hurt.