"A steep hike leads to a hidden valley high above Moab and Spanish Valley. After climbing quickly to the valley, the trail traverses it below gorgeous, towering cliffs.
The Hidden Valley Trail, a wonderful adventure hike in the cliffs directly south of Moab, is a trail of two faces. The first trail section is rough, rocky, and difficult, sharply climbing almost 600 feet in its first 0.6 mile. Above that the singletrack trail enters Hidden Valley and levels out with gradual grades and an even dirt surface. Take your time on the uphill and you’ll be rewarded with scenic views, solitude, and a fine rock art panel.
The trail is hot during the warm months. Hike during the afternoon when the lower part of the trail lies in the shade of the cliffs above. Bring plenty of water, use sunscreen, and wear a hat. Little shade is found along the trail."