The Wedge Overlook

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The San Rafael River may not seem all that mighty, but it has carved its way through Central Utah creating some of the most incredible sights throughout the state. Also known as the Little Grand Canyon, The Wedge is one of these sites. Over 1,200 feet below lies the river, rich with history of the F...Read More
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Highlights of The Wedge Overlook

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Desert Category IconDesert
Scenic Category IconScenic
Highest Elevation
6306 ft
Shape of Trail
Out & Back
Typically Open
Year Round
Best Direction
South
Official Trail Name
405
Nearest Town
Castle Dale
Nearest Services
Castle Dale
Management Agency
Bureau of Land Management
District
Price Field Office

Overview

The San Rafael River may not seem all that mighty, but it has carved its way through Central Utah creating some of the most incredible sights throughout the state. Also known as the Little Grand Canyon, The Wedge is one of these sites. Over 1,200 feet below lies the river, rich with history of the Fremont Indians that inhabited this area over 2,000 years ago. With two overlooks to view the seemingly endless canyon, you are sure to be impressed. Combine this short trail with Buckhorn Draw to make for a fun day exploring some history within the San Rafael Swell.

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7 Waypoints
23 Trail Photos
1 Trail Concerns
8 Community Reviews
1 Video
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