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Amphitheater Loop Trail

Amphitheater Loop Trail

Amphitheatre Loop Trail

Length of Hike: 3 mile long foray into the heart of the Richardson Amphitheater.

Type of Hike: The trail is constructed and marked with cairns.

Area Attractions: The trail is located very near the Colorado River, and in an area of interesting rock formations. The Amphitheater Loop Trail is approximately four miles from the Fisher Towers Trailhead; both trails can be walked in a single day.


                                     Amphitheater Loop Hiking TrailFisher Towers and Amphitheatre Loop Hiking Trails


Trailhead Location: 22 miles east of Moab on Utah Highway 128. The parking lot for the trail is in the Hittle Bottom Campground.

Route Description: The Amphitheater Loop Trail makes a lovely walk for those staying at Hittle Bottom campground, or for people traveling Highway 128. The trail climbs approximately 250 feet in elevation to afford a stunning view of the Colorado River corridor. Along the way, you can see interesting sandstone formations in the Moenkopi and Cutler sandstone layers