Hurricane Wash

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Utah

Elevation Gain912ft
Trailhead Elevation4,081ft
Elevation Min/Max4081/4348ft
Elevation Start/End4081/4081ft

Hurricane Wash

Hurricane Wash is a hiking trail in Kane County, Utah. It is within Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. It is 3.5 miles long and begins at 4,081 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 7.0 miles with a total elevation gain of 912 feet. This trail connects with the following: Coyote Gulch.

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Hiking Grand Staircase-Escalante & the Glen Canyon Region (Falcon Guides)
Ron Adkison
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"Coyote Gulch is the most well-known, and well-used, canyon in the Escalante region—and for good reasons. Between the lower Escalante River and the Straight Cliffs, Coyote Gulch has carved a deep, serpentine gorge through the Navajo Sandstone, forming what is arguably one of the most spectacular slickrock canyons in the Glen Canyon region. Tremendous alcoves and vaulting cliffs soar 200 to 400 feet overhead around nearly every bend of the tortuously twisting gorge. Two memorable arches and a water-worn natural bridge add to the attraction. Campsites are numerous and scenic in Coyote Gulch, the stream flows year-round, and several good springs issue from the canyon walls among rich hanging gardens."

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Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
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Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
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