Salt Wash Trail

4.3/5 (4 reviews)
Otherworldly, barren, and desolate describe the foreboding landscape along Salt Wash Trail. The trail winds through and across rugged canyons with colorfully striped cinder cones dotting the horizon. This rugged but oddly beautiful Utah desert is frequented by geologists and archaeologists seeking...Read More
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Highlights of Salt Wash Trail

Desert Category IconDesert
Rock Category IconRock
Scenic Category IconScenic
Wash Category IconWash
Highest Elevation
4335 ft
Shape of Trail
Straight Through
Typically Open
Year Round
Best Direction
North
Official Trail Name
Salt Wash Trail
Nearest Town
Green River
Nearest Services
Green River
Management Agency
Bureau of Land Management
District
Moab Field Office

Overview

Otherworldly, barren, and desolate describe the foreboding landscape along Salt Wash Trail. The trail winds through and across rugged canyons with colorfully striped cinder cones dotting the horizon. This rugged but oddly beautiful Utah desert is frequented by geologists and archaeologists seeking rare earth minerals and ancient fossils. Salt Wash Trail has enough 4x4 challenges to keep things exciting and a wild mix of terrain, an excellent alternative to the easier trails in the area.


Trail Difficulty and Assessment

Trail Guide Overview
10 Waypoints
32 Trail Photos
3 Trail Concerns
4 Community Reviews
1 Video
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