Maidenwater Canyon

Blanding, Utah 84511

Maidenwater Canyon

Maidenwater Canyon Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"Maidenwater Canyon and Trail Canyon are unmarked primitive trails on BLM land bordering Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Although the miles are short, there is a fair amount of scrambling and walking through water and plants and on loose river rocks. Wear appropriate footwear. In May 2011 the water level never exceeded 30 inches, but check with BLM on water levels as conditions change quickly—some hikers have reported deep swims! There are a few spots where dogs may need a boost, but no ropes or harnesses are required. Dogs and humans love this secluded adventure hike. Everyone will get wet!"

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Trail Information

Blanding
Nearby City
6.9
Distance
600 feet
Elevation Gain
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Difficult
Skill Level
3–4 hours
Duration
Fall to spring
Season
Bureau of Land Management, Henry Mountains Field Station
Local Contacts
USGS 7.5-minute Black Table
Local Maps

Trail Log