Nipple Butte Trail

Total Miles
24.2

Elevation

1535.14 ft

Duration

Hours

Technical Rating

3

Easy

Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

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Trail Overview

This is a beautiful desert canyon trail that takes you from Big Water UT up north and circles back east toward Lake Powell. It follows Nipple Creek and meanders thru Tibbet Canyon. Lots of desert scenery and a few places to camp along the way. Keep an eye out for Mushroom Rock and Nipple Butte.

Difficulty

Easy

History

This trail wanders thru Nipple Canyon and Tibbet Canyon. The locals tell a story about a man who got in trouble with the law many years ago and hid out in Tibbet canyon for over 20 years. They claim he is still hiding and that the canyon is named after Mr. Tibbet.

Technical Rating

3