Arch Canyon Ruins

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Arch Canyon Ruins

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BLM – Monticello Field Office
365 North Main Street
Monticello, Utah 84535
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ARCH CANYON RUIN IS JUST A 0.25 MI. TRIP AND YOU CAN EXTEND THE HIKE A FEW HUNDRED YARDS TO BEAVER POND RUINS.

Return here or continue another 6 mi. where the road ends at Angel Arch and Cathedral Arch. Arch Canyon Trailhead is also the beginning for the Walnut Knob and Hotel Rock trails.

Arch Canyon Ruins Overview

fees-iconFree entry
camping-iconFree dispersed camping
direction-iconBegin at mile marker 107 on Hwy 95, approx. 18 mi. south-west of Blanding. Turn off north 2.3 mi. on CR 205, then left before Comb Wash into Arch Canyon.

Photos at Arch Canyon Ruins

Walnut Knob Panel Trail

distance-icon1 mi. round trip.
difficulty-iconShort, but steep.
trailhead-iconArch Canyon trailhead.

Trail Details:
Find the obvious outcropping on the slopes above. Stay north of the outcrop; the panel is on the north side.

Hotel Rock Trail

VIEWS OF COMB RIDGE, ARCH CANYON.

distance-icon6 mi. round trip.
difficulty-iconFairly steep.
trailhead-iconArch Canyon trailhead.

Trail Details:
The trail has several short side trails for a good view of Arch Canyon. Hotel Rock is visible from 0.5 mi. distance. There are several small ruins on all sides and a small arch.

Beaver Pond Ruins Trail

distance-icon1 mi. round trip.
difficulty-iconFairly steep.
trailhead-iconArch Canyon trailhead.

Trail Details:
You will find many pictographs and petroglyphs on the canyon walls.

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