Blue Canyon Trail

Total Miles
9.8

Elevation

1,348.79 ft

Duration

1 Hours

Technical Rating

3

Easy

Best Time

Fall

Trail Overview

This rugged, rocky dirt road climbs two thousand feet up from the Owyhee River onto the rimrock above along the boundary of the Blue Canyon Wilderness. This is a scenic route that has numerous campsites along it. Bring extra fuel, water, and spare tires when traveling in this region. There is a high silica content in the dirt in this region. When dry, it's fine talc dust that gets everywhere and in everything. When wet, it becomes a slippery mess and dries hard on your vehicle like concrete. Be prepared to hike out if traveling in this area during the wet season.

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Blue Canyon Trail
Blue Canyon Trail
Blue Canyon Trail

Difficulty

rough dirt road

Technical Rating

3

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