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Poison Spring Canyon

Drop down and climb high on this rough, rarely used trail. Be prepared, bring gas, and don't travel alone.

Total Miles

42

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Elevation
5,952'
Duration
5 Hours
Technical Rating
4 / 10
Best Time
Spring - Fall

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Trail Overview
Poison Spring Canyon
Poison Spring Canyon is a rough, rarely used road so come prepared, carry extra gas, don't travel alone, and check water flow rates for Dirty Devil River before traveling. The road descends to Dirty Devil River through windy, high canyon walls. Once on the valley floor you'll follow the wash bottoms before climbing toward Sunset Pass. Enjoy beautiful views of Gunsight Butte on the climb. No unlicensed vehicles in Glen Canyon NRA.
Getting There
Follow directions for Trail #70, but don't turn at Hans Flat Road. Continue on Hwy. 24 to Hanksville. Bear left at Hwy. 95 and go another 17 miles to trail on left. Don’t forget to fill up in Hanksville.
Contact for Current Conditions
Hans Flat Ranger Station
Recreation Rd 777, Hanksville, UT 84734
435-259-2652