Upper Muley Twist Canyon Road

Total Miles
2.8

Elevation

1789.71 ft

Duration

Hours

Technical Rating

4

Moderate

Best Time

spring, summer, fall

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Trail Overview

Twisty dirt and rock road accessing a trailhead for the Upper Muley Canyon trail, which takes you on a nine-mile hike deeper into Capitol Reef National Park. Passenger cars reach the 2wd trailhead .03 miles after turning off Burr Trail Road. High clearance 4wd vehicles can drive 2.9 miles into the upper trailhead. Along the road, Trinity Double Arch and Cheerios Double Arch can be seen. The roadbed can be impacted by rains or flash floods. Do not enter the canyon during rain events. Additional information on this road and its hikes are on the Capitol Reef website here: https://www.nps.gov/care/planyourvisit/upper-muley-twist-canyon.htm

Difficulty

Intermediate

Technical Rating

4