Katherine Canyon Loop

Total Miles


594.17 ft


0.5 Hours

Technical Rating



Best Time

Spring, Fall

Trail Overview

This is a loop trail from the easy main trail, Katherine Mine Trail. One end of the loop is more heavily traveled than the other. The entire trail is a loose, sandy wash trail. The trail loops around a large mountain and heads into a beautiful canyon. The canyon is relatively short, but the rock formations are beautiful, and it feels miles away from civilization. The more heavily traveled side of the loop continues down the canyon and eventually ends at private property. This section of trail is very loose natural gravel with deep ruts from more vehicles using it. The other side of the loop is more overgrown, and the trail is harder to spot. Washes can change with the storms; please keep this in mind when traveling this trail. This area can also get extremely hot in the summer months. Bring extra water and supplies if traveling during the summer.

Photos of Katherine Canyon Loop

Katherine Canyon Loop
Katherine Canyon Loop
Katherine Canyon Loop


This trail is a deep loose sandy wash. Some sections of the wash are more overgrown and paint damage is possible.

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Access Description

Head out on Highway 68, turn into the Katherine Heights Townhome complex, and pick up the Katherine Mine trail. The Katherine Canyon Loop will be on the left-hand side of this trail.

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