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Utah Hike of the week: Druid Arch — Canyonlands National Park

Published May 14, 2012 9:59 am

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

I wrote it in the hike description and I meant it:

This is an epic day hike because of the distance and the reward.

Druid Arch is one of the strangest-looking landmarks in Utah. That's saying something.

The trail to it is also the first Hike of the Week in the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park.

Click here for the full hike details.

Here are the vital statistics:

Hiking time » 8 hoursRound trip miles » 15.9 milesElevation gain » 994 feetDifficulty » DifficultTrail head restrooms » NoDogs allowed » NoBikes allowed » NoFees » $10 per vehicle (park entrance fee)

— Nate Carlisle

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