Phipps Arch Trail

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah

Elevation Gain504ft
Trailhead Elevation5,586ft
Elevation Min/Max5181/5586ft
Elevation Start/End5586/5586ft

Phipps Arch Trail

Phipps Arch Trail is a hiking trail in Garfield County, Utah. It is within Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and North Escalante Canyons/The Gulch Instant Study Area. It is 1.8 miles long and begins at 5,586 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 504 feet. The Maverick Bridge and Phipps Arch attractions can be seen along the trail. The trail ends near the Phantastic Viewpoint.

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100 Classic Hikes Utah (The Mountaineers Books)
Julie K. Trevelyan
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"Phipps Arch is a particularly interesting arch due to its oddly thick shape. Part of the Phipps–Death Hollow Wilderness Study Area (WSA), the arch is apparently named for Washington Phipps, a nineteenth-century friend or business partner of John Boynton."
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Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
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Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
Grand Staircase–Escalante National Monument
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