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Trough Springs Hiking Trail

Trough Springs Trail

Length of Hike: 2.5 miles one way

Area Attractions: The trail has excellent views of the La Sal Mountains and also goes through the beautiful riparian area of Trough Springs Canyon which has running water year round.

Trailhead Location: From Moab, take Highway 191 south for 32 miles to the Canyon Rims Recreation Area turnoff. Then head west for 28 miles following signs to Hatch Point/Trough Springs to trailhead. The side road leading to the trailhead is marked. Follow this road to the trailhead.

Route Description:  This trail descends from the Plateau into Kane Creek Canyon via an old cattle trail. The trail is marked with cairns. It is about 2.5 miles long and descends 1100 feet in elevation.


Map of Trough Springs Hiking Trail