Aztec Butte Trail

Moab, Utah 84532

Aztec Butte Trail

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"Easy hiking on a sandy trail leads to a scramble up the slickrock flank of Aztec Dome to several Native American ruins below the flat summit.

The mile-long Aztec Butte Trail climbs to the flat summit of 6,312-foot Aztec Butte, one of the highest points on the Island in the Sky in Canyonlands National Park. The trail offers easy hiking on a sandy trail and then scrambles up slickrock slabs to the flat summit. The hike highlights are great views and several ancient granaries used by Ancestral Puebloan people over 1,000 years ago."

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Trail Information

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225 feet
Elevation Gain
Trail Type
Skill Level
1½ to 2 hours
Canyonlands National Park, 2282 SW Resource Blvd., Moab 84532; (435) 719-2313 or (435) 259- 4351 for backcountry information;
Local Contacts
USGS Musselman Arch and Upheaval Dome, Moab Trails Illustrated Explorer
Local Maps

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Aug 2018