A short drive takes you through easy parts of Kane Creek Canyon to pleasant views from 4,780-ft. Hurrah Pass. Indian petroglyphs at... more » the Birthing Rock. BLM and private camping along paved Kane Creek Road. Designated camp spots in Kane Creek Canyon. Stay on existing roads at all times. Arrive early on summer weekends to get best camp spots. You can continue down other side of pass to Chicken Corners (available as eGuide from FunTreks on EveryTrail). Located on BLM land. For current status call Bureau of Land Management, Moab Field Office at (435) 259-2100.
Easy. A wide gravel road most of the way with occasional small ledges and steep spots last 3 miles. Suitable for two-wheel drive vehicles with high ground clearance under ideal conditions. Several water crossings on Kane Creek Road are usually shallow, but they can be deep and fast flowing in the spring or after a downpour. Don't cross if you can't see bottom and be prepared to wait awhile if you get trapped on other side.
This trail is one of 55 trails from the book, Guide to Moab, UT Backroads & 4-Wheel Drive Trails, 2nd Edition, by Charles Wells, and is available at www.funtreks.com. This trail is also in FunTreks ATV Guide for Moab. less «