Surprise Overlook

4.8/5 (8 reviews)
Surprise Overlook near Moab is an excellent extension of your day if you are exploring Gemini Bridges, Little Canyon, or Bull Canyon. The trail is very short, with fantastic scenery in the immediate desert landscape and views of the La Sal Mountains in the distance. The trail's end treats you to a...Read More
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Highlights of Surprise Overlook

Desert Category IconDesert
Sand Category IconSand
Snow Wheeling Category IconSnow Wheeling
Wash Category IconWash
Highest Elevation
4652 ft
Shape of Trail
Out & Back
Typically Open
Year Round
Best Direction
N/A
Nearest Town
Moab
Nearest Services
Moab
Management Agency
Bureau of Land Management
District
Moab Field Office

Overview

Surprise Overlook near Moab is an excellent extension of your day if you are exploring Gemini Bridges, Little Canyon, or Bull Canyon. The trail is very short, with fantastic scenery in the immediate desert landscape and views of the La Sal Mountains in the distance. The trail's end treats you to a breathtaking view deep into Day Canyon. The trail is appropriately named because as you drive it, you have no idea of the view of the hidden Day Canyon. It is quite the surprise!

Trail Difficulty and Assessment

Trail Guide Overview
5 Waypoints
17 Trail Photos
1 Trail Concerns
8 Community Reviews
1 Video
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