Gemini Bridges

4.5/5 (42 reviews)
Moab, Utah (Grand County)
Last Updated: 04/17/2022
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Trail Information

Highlights

Gemini Bridges is not only a beautiful shortcut and scenic route through to the Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands but also an option for vehicles that would like to get off the pavement and don't have four-wheel drive. The trail is named after the Gemini Bridges Arch Formation which is located right off of the trail and has a short hike to the top of it. This trail can be used to access Metal Masher, Bull Canyon, Arths Pasture, and Gold Bar Rim. The end of the trail will drop you at Highway 313 which is the paved road through the park that will connect you to many other formations including Upheaval Dome, Aztec Buttes, and Mesa Arch, to name just a few.

Trail Difficulty and Assessment

Trail Navigation

Gemini Bridges Bridges Road is mostly compacted dirt and rock with a rocky shelf portion on the far east side. It connects Highway 191 to Highway 313. The road also serves as the main gateway to several other trails that include Gold Bar Rim, Metal Masher, Bull Canyon, Four Arches, Arths Pasture, Arths Road, and The Boulevard. The shelf road portion can sometimes get chewed up in wet weather causing it to be more rough at certain times, but overall the road is suitable for most SUV type vehicles.

Trail Reviews

4.5/5 (42 reviews)
Status: Open
Visited: 09/23/2022
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

Couple of descent views, well marked trail. 2 is a fair rating,
Status: Open
Rated 4/5
Visited: 09/02/2022
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

Beautiful trail, especially the initial drive up from the main road outside Moab, up the canyon slopes, and topping out on the Mesa. An easy ride, but still with enough bumps and small ledges I wouldn't be taking the typical family van or sedan through. With a bit of washout I could see high clearance and 4WD being needed after a storm. Well maintained; saw a BLM ranger fixing up some signs while I drove through.
Trail Review: Gemini Bridges - Matthew Corbett
Status: Open
Rated 5/5
Visited: 06/21/2022
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

Great way to start our Canyonlands trails. We camped at site 3 - highly recommended if your camping. The Arch is a fun easy hike.
Scott
1600
Status: Open
Rated 5/5
Visited: 06/03/2022
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

Fun trail. Not very hard but it is a pretty bumpy ride. We checked out the side trails too.
Status: Open
Rated 4/5
Visited: 06/01/2022
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

Easy trail but man, some sections were super rocky and annoying (not difficult, just annoying). Stopped to go to the Gemini Bridges which is a cool area with some good views.

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