Spring Canyon Bottom

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4.8/5 (12 reviews)
Moab, Utah (Grand County)
Last Updated: 04/17/2019
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Spring Canyon Bottom, northwest of Moab, is a trail that travels suddenly from the seemingly mundane to the spectacular. The views from this canyon are among the best in the Moab vicinity as the trail winds into the beautiful Spring Canyon and down to the Green River. This is an exposed shelf road that is plenty wide for even the most cautious driver. Although the trail begins as a maintained gravel road, it is worth the drive to see this beautiful canyon.

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Trail Reviews

4.8/5 (12)
Open
Rated 3/5
Visited: 01/23/2024
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

We use this mainly as a connector trail. Today it as fairly muddy in the morning, but was in great shape in the afternoon. Mainly just a well maintained gravel road.
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Rated 5/5
Visited: 05/31/2022
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

Very fun trail with some amazing views. It's pretty flat and boring for the first chunk but once you hit the switchbacks, it's a lot of fun. The entire road is very wide and I never felt like I was getting too close to the edge. At the very bottom of the trail, there's a large area to stop and hang out and walk to the river if you feel like it (however, there's no good access to the river if you're wanting to get in).
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Rated 5/5
Visited: 05/29/2022
Difficulty Accuracy: Harder

The trail has amazing views the entire way down. A very high trail that connects down to the green river. Not a ton of passing room, I would be nervous to run into any other cars while driving this trail. We were able to do this in a Tacoma, Subaru Crosstrek, and a Subaru Outback, although I don’t recommend doing it with any car that’s got low torque. It seemed pretty hard on the Subarus as it was really steep and rocky. Would definitely recommend this trail if you have good tires and an off-road vehicle. Very cool canyon views!
Trail Review: Spring Canyon Bottom - Keaton Hodges
Trail Review: Spring Canyon Bottom - Keaton Hodges
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Open
Rated 5/5
Visited: 05/26/2022
Difficulty Accuracy: Easier

Didn’t finished the trail, due to spending time at the state park to hike but was a nice trail to do. Camp spots were kind of hard to find that weren’t near other people but managed to find one. Will definitely come back to finish the trail
Trail Review: Spring Canyon Bottom - Santiago Huichapan
Open
Rated 5/5
Visited: 04/28/2022
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

Beautiful views! Easy trail that meanders along the edge of the canyon down to the Green River. Nice tree shaded spot at the bottom for lunch, camping etc.
Trail Review: Spring Canyon Bottom - Paul Crawford
Trail Review: Spring Canyon Bottom - Paul Crawford
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