Fins & Things

This amusement park-like trail is located in the Sand Flats Recreation Area. Fee required.

Total Miles
11.3

Elevation

1551.99 ft

Duration

4 Hours

Technical Rating

4

Difficult

Best Time

Spring/Summer/Fall

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Trail Overview

Fins & Things is a great example of the famous "slick rock" sandstone of Moab. It is located in the Sand Flats Recreation Area, which requires a fee. Prepare for steep climbs and descents, deep sand, and loose rocks. Follow the one-way travel signs.

Difficulty

Difficult. Very steep slickrock climbs and descents. Few big ledges to get hung up on. Easier in short wheelbased vehicle. Compact, aggressive, stock SUVs can do it with skilled driver.

Technical Rating

4

Access Description

From S 400 E, on the east side of Moab, take Mill Creek Drive east 0.5 mile. Continue straight uphill at the cemetery on Sand Flats Road. After 1.7 miles, enter Sand Flats Recreation Area and pay fee. Continue another 1.9 miles to Campground E on right. Follow signs to camp spot E6 where trail is well marked.