Valley of the Gods Trail

Mexican Hat, Utah 84531

Valley of the Gods Trail

Valley of the Gods Trail Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"This graded dirt road winds through a valley of eroded rock formations not unlike the better-known Monument Valley, just over the border in Arizona. The trail passes such imaginatively named formations as the Setting Hen, Rooster Butte, and Rudolph and Santa Claus!

Special Attractions: Eroded rock formations along an easy valley trail; The Setting Hen, the Rooster, Balanced Rock, and more rock formations; Spectacular backcountry campsites. High-clearance vehicles are preferred, but not necessary. This trail is dirt roads, but may have rocks, grades, water crossings, or ruts that make clearance a concern in a normal passenger vehicle. The trail is fairly wide, so that passing is possible at almost any point along the trail. Mud is not a concern under normal weather conditions."

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9/27/2017
Great trail! Majestic scenery, a must see! easy drive on a graded dirt road becomes very slippery & muddy with a little rain.
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Trail Information

Mexican Hat
Nearby City
15.6
Distance
Shuttle
Trail Type
Easy
Difficulty
1.5 hours
Duration
Year-round
Season
4,400 feet
Trailhead Elevation
5,200 feet
Top Elevation
USGS Mexican Hat, Cigarette Spring Cave, Cedar Mesa South, Bluff
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