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Chicken Corners

There is a cool side-trip on this trail, and the route to the trailhead takes you over the spectacular Hurrah Pass.

Total Miles

18

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Elevation
4,471'
Duration
3 Hours
Technical Rating
2 / 10
Best Time
Spring - Fall

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Trail Overview
Chicken Corners
The route winds primarily along the Colorado River, but you can stop to explore some catacomb caves along the way, and the scenery is phenomenal. Chicken Corners travels along a high, steep cliff overlooking the Colorado River. You will likely run into dirt bikers and mountain bikers, so please be respectful. This ride has the option to connect to Lockhart Basin.
History
We’ve been told by a few Moab residents that the correct name for this trail is “Chicken Corner,” not “Chicken Corners.” After all, there is only one corner. But the plural version has been used for a long time by both the BLM and the Red Rockers, so we'll stick with that. The name is derived from Moab tour-guide passengers who choose to walk Chicken Corners rather than ride.
Getting There
From Hwy.191 on south side of Moab at McDonald’s, head west on Kane Creek Road. Bear left at the first fork, and continue south along river. Go 4.7 miles to parking lot on right immediately after pavement ends. Continue overpass and descend to start of Jackson Hole Trail on right.
Contact for Current Conditions
BLM Moab Field Office
82 E. Dogwood Ave, Moab, UT 84532
435-259-2100