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Black Dragon Canyon Trail

off I - 70, Green River, UT
+1 435-636-3600
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Great stop off the Amzing I-70

So the I-70 drive through Utah is one of my favorites and the Black Dragon Canyon is a great stop... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
Malibu, California
First San Rafael Swell ride

Enjoyed the trail though challenging in spots. Take more water than you think you will need. Would... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
Julie G
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off I - 70, Green River, UT
off I - 70, Green River, UT
+1 435-636-3600
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

So the I-70 drive through Utah is one of my favorites and the Black Dragon Canyon is a great stop along the way to stretch your legs or get some exercise. Beautiful scenery and history at the rest stop but beware of the rest room,...More

Thank kcslatts
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Enjoyed the trail though challenging in spots. Take more water than you think you will need. Would like to try from the top.

Thank Julie G
Reviewed 18 July 2017

You get to the art within a few hundred yards. The panel is spectacular Fremont style rock art, a pictograph said to be a winged reptile, perhaps a pterodactyl, the Black Dragon. You can continue up the winding canyon to make it a 5-6 mile...More

Thank readzalot
Reviewed 18 June 2017

The attraction here is a short hike to a rock art panel. After that hike up and over the slick rock mound. Gorgeous.

Thank CathySLC
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Great site, worth visiting, however directions could be a bit more detailed. Only found out about when I stayed at River Terrace in Green River

Thank Graham C
Reviewed 21 May 2017

If you happen to find yourself in the Green River UT area, this hike is really lovely. The hike is mostly flat, following the dry river wash through the canyon. There are pictographs about a quarter of a mile into the canyon on the right,...More

1  Thank SlowDownSeeMore
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Instead of going to the Black Dragon Trail we took the left just prior to the Black Dragon sign simply because it was a much shorter hike. It was just as pretty of a hike as Black Dragon, Spirit Arch leads you back to a...More

1  Thank Greeklikeme
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Good hike for the entire family, including younger kids. Easy to get to Indian drawings which are really cool.

Thank Brett J
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Tucked away in the San Rafeal Swell is this canyon with spectacular pictographs. It's easy to miss this one as you have to drive down several washes to get there. It's really out of the way.

1  Thank farmgirllivinginco
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Loved our visit here. The canyon was cool and the petroglyphs were phenomenal. We hadn't seen any up close before so once we found these we were truly impressed. I can't wait to bring my college kids back when school is out.

Thank Robin G
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