Dinosaur Tracks Loop

Total Miles
4.8

Elevation

1800.84 ft

Duration

Hours

Technical Rating

2

Easy

Best Time

fall, summer, spring

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Trail Overview

This is a fun excursion that will depart from the Elephant Cove Trailhead near Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park. It starts with a short climb up a slick rock face. From there you will follow some very sandy trails with two relatively steep, deep sand drops that will add a little spice to the adventure. You can loop back to the Elephant Cove trailhead or backtrack. Don't depart the dinosaur track area without reading the available information and then go out and try your hand at finding the tracks. Be careful and please do not walk on the tracks.

Difficulty

Easy

Technical Rating

2

Access Description

The Elephant Cove trailhead is on the Coral Sand Dunes Road. Coming from Colorado City take the turn on Cane Beds Road and they follow the road to the trailhead. It is the first trailhead you will see on the left, approximately 15 miles. From Coral Sand Dunes State Park continue southbound approximately 4 miles to the trailhead on the right.