Black Mesa-Red Knoll Loop

Total Miles
25.1

Elevation

2024.21 ft

Duration

Hours

Technical Rating

2

Easy

Best Time

spring, summer, fall

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Trail Overview

This is a fun and easy trail that will have you in awe of the majesty in the Zion, Bryce Canyon, Kanab area. There are numerous overlooks and fun areas to take walks or explore. The views to the north on the first part of the ride are nothing but spectacular. For anyone that loves geology this is nature in its finest. This is an easy trail that is generally sand so it is a good opportunity for those learning about their UTV or other vehicle to get to know about driving in sand without significant dangers nearby. If your looking for a fun, family ride this one should be considered. This is an area that you can spend multiple days and cover new ground. The trails to vary in difficulty and technical challenges. This is a desert area with little to no outside communications so be sure you have multiple people or someone knows where you will be exploring.

Difficulty

Easy

Technical Rating

2

Access Description

If your are in Kanab you can travel north on Highway 89 for approximately 7 miles and turn left onto the Coral Pink Sand Dunes Road (this is the second opportunity to get to the Park). There is a large trailhead, parking area, about 3/4 of a mile off the Coral Pink Sand Dunes highway approximately 2 miles down the road on the left with lots of space for trucks and trailers. There are no facilities at this location. The trail was started at the highway to aid in getting to the parking area. If you are coming from Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park area you can come Northeast and enter the trail off the right of the road and start that loop from that point with a very neat knob and Red Knoll being your first destination of interest.