Sound of Silence

Dinosaur National Monument, Utah

Distance2.9mi
Elevation Gain916ft
Trailhead Elevation4,876ft
Top5,131ft
Elevation Min/Max4864/5131ft
Elevation Start/End4876/4876ft

Sound of Silence

Sound of Silence is a hiking trail in Uintah County, Utah. It is within Dinosaur National Monument. It is 2.9 miles long and begins at 4,876 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 916 feet.

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Dinosaur National Monument: A Guide to Exploring the Great Outdoors (Falcon Guides)
Bert and Jane Gildart
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"Sound of Silence is not intended to be a marked hiking trail. It is referred to as a route and is intended to challenge you to find your way around this loop (clockwise). It is designed as a lesson in minimum-impact desert hiking so that you might feel more comfortable hiking farther at another time. Arrows are placed at strategic locations, helping to guide you to each of the twenty-six numbered markers. If you pay close attention, you won’t get lost! As you begin the hike, you are 1 mile above sea level." Read more

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5/16/2010
This isn't very long and has some technical areas but overall I really liked this trail. The surroundings are very varied and interesting. Do bring water, though, this is the desert!
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Dec 2018