Flat Iron Mesa

Total Miles
15.3

Elevation

1,811.11 ft

Duration

7 Hours

Technical Rating

5

Difficult

Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall

Trail Overview

Flat Iron Mesa features some unique obstacles you're sure to love. This is an Easter Jeep Safari trail, but otherwise very seldom used. Enjoy the 800-foot deep Hatch Canyon and views from the top of Rubble Hill. There are metal signs marking the trail, but it can be hard to navigate. Look for very cool side roads and bypasses.

Photos of Flat Iron Mesa

Flat Iron Mesa
Flat Iron Mesa
Flat Iron Mesa

Difficulty

Difficult. Obstacles are difficult but not extreme and many have bypasses. You'll need high clearance, at least one locker and skid plates. We're not recommending stock SUVs for this trail, but a skilled driver might make it.

Technical Rating

5

Status Reports

Steve Shannon
Dec 28, 2023
Open
Normal
Jeff Kreutzer
Apr 02, 2023
4x4
Open
Gary Vaughan
Mar 19, 2023
4x4
Open

Access Description

From McDonald's on the south side of Moab, drive south 17.5 miles on Highway 191. The trail starts along a narrow, rocky strip of parking along the right side of road 0.5 mile after mile marker 108. The start is not obvious and is easy to miss.

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