32+ Trails in Moab for Easter Jeep Safari

April 5, 2023
Categories: Travel Guides
Tags: Jeep, Moab, Trails

For over 50 years, Moab has been home to the biggest offroad event in the US, possibly the world, the RRW4 Easter Jeep Safari. Every year, Utah’s offroading capital hosts this 9-day 4WD marathon. Thousands of Offroad Faithful flock to the area for coordinated trail rides and an impressive vendor show. Although the Moab area boasts hundreds of amazing offroad trails, the RRW4 Easter Jeep Safari coordinated rides focus on a select group. Check out our Trail Guides and download Utah in the Trails Offroad app to access every track and detail while you're out having your epic Moab adventure! The following are in alphabetical order according to the RR4W trail list.

3-D and The Pickle

The RR4W trail known as 3-D is comprised of a combination of multiple Trails Offroad Trail Guides including: 

Behind the Rocks

Depending on how you'd like to access the trail and 

Black Dragon

Includes another mashup


Individual Trails

Buttes and Towers (aka Courthouse Rock)
Rated: Moderate
If you’re a less experienced offroader, this trail offers mild rock-crawling, suitable for stock-type 4x4s. You will climb up and around the towering Courthouse Rock circle around the ledge at Pasture Butte before ending near the famous Determination Towers.

Cameo Cliffs (aka Hook and Ladder OHV #1)
Rated: Moderate
As soon as you hit this trail’s soft sand, you'll know you've arrived in Moab. Your tired will make the infamous “chirp chirp” over expanses of slick rock with stunning views of the La Sal Mountains to the northeast and the Abajo Mountains in your rearview mirror. Trail #1 is just the beginning of endless OHV trails and adventures waiting for you to explore!

Chicken Corners
Rated: Moderate
Chicken Corners is one of the more popular "easy" trails in the entire area. It follows down a beautiful shelf road and eventually runs along the Colorado River with plenty of viewpoints along the way.

Cliff Hanger
Rated: Severe
Get ready for an unforgettable adventure on the only motorized trail on the Amasa Back. With breathtaking canyon views and slick rock ledges, this trail requires a steady hand and nerves of steel. It's no wonder it's earned a place as a Jeep Badge of Honor trail.

Copper Ridge
Rated: Moderate to Difficult
Copper Ridge is a popular Easter Jeep Safari route that combines numerous trails within this scenic region north of Moab. This 23-mile trail has a wide variety of terrain and obstacles to navigate. The route has soft sand, rock crawling, hill climbs, and more. Experience and a capable vehicle are required to complete this route safely.

Crystal Geyser Jeep Trail
Rated: Moderate to Difficult
This trail is known as the easier part of the renowned Crystal Geyser route of Easter Jeep Safari. It offers unparalleled views of the desert and features multi-layered pinnacles of dirt that resemble sand art created by children. The region is rugged, isolated, and uninhabited, thus promoting the conservation and repopulation of the rare Desert Big Horn Sheep and Pronghorns in the area.

Day Canyon Point
Rated: Difficult
Descend a ridge between Day Canyon and Long Canyon on this moderate 4WD trail. Enjoy panoramic views as you reach Day Canyon Point before ending at the picturesque cliffs that overlook the majestic Colorado River.

Deadman Point Road
Rated: Moderate
You’ll find this gem of a trail off the beaten path. Located about 45 minutes north of Moab, Deadman Point has breathtaking views that make it worth the trip. While the trail features typical Moab scenery with sagebrush and sand, it's the stunning views that make it a standout experience. 

Deadman Spring
Rated: Easy
While the name "deadman" might not sound very inviting, the term "springs" in the desert surely is. Hidden between the canyon walls nestled under White Point, this trail leads you away from the usual path and into a green oasis, where the temperatures are cooler and the vegetation is lush.

Dome Plateau
Rated: Difficult
This four-wheel drive route is a thrilling and varied experience, featuring scenic landscapes and challenging obstacles that are sure to make for an exciting day of adventure.

Elephant Hill
Rated: Difficult
Depending on your driving skills, Elephant Hill may be one of Utah’s most technical 4WD trails. This remote Jeep Badge of Honor Trail takes you into the heart of the surreal landscapes in the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park. 

Fins and Things
Rated: Moderate to Difficult
Looking for an iconic trail near Moab that's also a designated Jeep Badge of Honor Trail? Look no further than Fins and Things at Sand Flats Recreation Area.

Flat Iron Mesa
Rated: Difficult to Extreme
At the end of this trail, you'll feel both accomplished and exhausted. Almost every inch of it will test your driving skill and your vehicle's suspension.

Gold Bar Rim
Rated: Difficult to Severe
Gold Bar Rim is a fantastic offroad trail in its own right, but it is also known as the first (or last) leg of the famous "Trifecta", which is comprised of Poison Spider and Golden Spike.

Golden Spike
Rated: Difficult to Severe
Easily one of the most famous off-road trails in the United States, if not the world. Golden Spike, home of the famous Golden Crack obstacle, is at the top of everyone's favorite trails in Moab, Utah.


Hell Roaring Rim

The RR4W route for Hell Roaring Rim is currently documented across multiple Trails Offroad Scout Routes. Give these an Up-Vote if you'd like to see the Trails Offroad Crew map these as full Trail Guides.

Individual Trails Continued

Hell's Revenge
Rated: Moderate to Extreme
Many off-road enthusiasts consider Hell's Revenge a must-do trail, and it's one of the top five Jeep Badge of Honor Trails. This trail is synonymous with Moab, with its slick rock rollercoaster, fins, steep climbs, and incredible traction. The two rubber tracks cresting over the hills into the distance make for an iconic image of Hell's Revenge.

Hey Joe Canyon
Rated: Difficult
Hey Joe Canyon is a narrow off-road trail that weaves its way along the bottom edge of the Green River Labyrinth Canyon. The route will entice you with soaring high cliff walls on one side and the beautiful Green River on the other side.

Hole in the Rock
Rated: Difficult to Severe
Imagine the ultimate adventure of exploring Moab's slick rock while putting your vehicle to the test on challenging trails. Add in the opportunity to embark on a multi-day trip away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, and you have a once-in-a-lifetime experience that should not be missed. 

Hotel Rock (coming soon)

Hurrah Pass
Rated: Easy
Hurrah Pass is one of the more popular "easy" trails in the Moab area. It overlooks the Colorado River and potash evaporation ponds. Many people couple this trail with Chicken Corners and the Catacomb Spur Trail.

Jax Trax (coming soon)

Kane Creek Canyon
Rated: Difficult to Severe
Kane Creek is one of the more popular trails for experienced off-roaders in Moab. The trail presents a variety of challenges, including more than 40 creek crossings, soft sand, loose rock, large ledges, steep waterfalls, deep mud, and loose dirt. Whether you're a seasoned driver or seeking a new adventure, Kane Creek offers a thrilling experience like no other.

La Sal Pass
Rated: Moderate
La Sal Pass climbs out of the valley via Pack Creek from the Moab side. This area was hit by a devastating wildfire in 2021, resulting in a road closure. The road is now back open, but be mindful of washouts and erosion, which are common following a wildfire.

Metal Masher
Rated: Difficult to Extreme
Metal Masher is another very popular "hard" trail in the Moab area. Comprised of slick rock, sand, and dirt, this trail offers experienced drivers everything they are looking for and more.

Moab Rim
Rated: Severe
One of the closest 4wd trails to the town of Moab, Moab Rim is a difficult and dangerous trail that requires your undivided attention but rewards you with awe-inspiring views of the Colorado River and the town of Moab.

Poison Spider Mesa
Rated: Difficult to Severe
Poison Spider is one of the most popular and challenging trails in the area. You get amazing wheeling, and you can also take in the inspiring Little Arch with a view of the Colorado River behind it. The bold will continue to Golden Spike, Where Eagles Dare, and finish on Gold Bar Rim.

Porcupine Rim
Rated: Difficult
Don't miss this gem in the Sand Flats Recreation Area. While not as famous as other local trails, it is well worth the time and effort it takes to run this route.

Pritchett Canyon
Rated: Extreme
Pritchett Canyon is one of the most recognized names in the off-road community. Widely seen as the ultimate test of skill and endurance, this trail is packed with daunting rock-crawling challenges that will push even the most experienced drivers and vehicles to their limits.

Rose Garden Hill
Rated: Difficult to Severe
This trail has steep descents that will challenge even the most experienced drivers. Serving as the sole connection between Top of the World and Onion Creek, it offers a little bit of everything.

Secret Spire
Rated: Moderate
Hidden from the main Spring Canyon Point Road, The Secret Spire is too beautiful to miss! 

Seven Mile Rim
Rated: Moderate to Difficult
Are you looking for a Moab offroad trail that isn't over the top like "Metal Masher" or "Hell's Revenge"? Sevenmile Rim is the perfect trail to gain confidence to tackle those more difficult trails or soak in the sights.

Steel Bender
Rated: Difficult to Severe
Located a short distance from Moab and easily accessible, Steel Bender trail packs the entire Moab experience into a 9.5-mile adventure. With towering canyon walls, water crossings, sand dunes, slickrock fins, breathtaking vistas, and ledges requiring the famous "Moab Bump", this trail offers non-stop fun and is ideal for any adventure seeker or Jeep Badge of Honor trail enthusiast.

Top of the World
Rated: Difficult to Severe
Those iconic photos of offroad rigs perched on the edge of a sandstone slab with a stunning red valley backdrop come from the Top of the World trail. It's a pretty famous one!

Wipe-Out Hill
Rated: Difficult to Severe
While the name Wipe-Out Hill may sound a bit intimidating, there's so much more to this trail than just its infamous obstacle! 


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Ariana Dufour
Ariana grew up driving the dirt roads of southeastern Colorado before living in Denver where she was introduced to the offroad and overland community while exploring the Colorado Front Range. Now currently residing in Salt Lake City, Ariana heads up Marketing and Design for Trails Offroad. You can find her on the trail, always looking for the next amazing campsite in her 2004 Lexus GX470 with her two border collies.

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