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Poison Spider Trail

UT-279, Moab, UT
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Petroglyphs and Dinosaur Tracks Trail

There is a gravel parking lot here with various trails. We did the Indian Petroglyph and Dinosaur... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
Evansville, Indiana
Excellent Jeep Trail!

One of our favorite Jeep trails in Moab. Big obstacles and slickrock. A beautiful arch to stop... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
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UT-279, Moab, UT
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

There is a gravel parking lot here with various trails. We did the Indian Petroglyph and Dinosaur Tracks trail. If you are in decent shape and not afraid of heights, the trail is easy and you can reach the top within 15min or so. I...More

Thank J W
Reviewed 17 April 2017

One of our favorite Jeep trails in Moab. Big obstacles and slickrock. A beautiful arch to stop and view. Obstacles are for experienced drivers but not too over the top crazy. Make sure to research the trail before you go so you know if it...More

Thank scrapbookchef
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Fun and challenging trail. You are driving right near the edge of cliff during part of the trail. Other areas you are climbing large loose rocks and then cruising thru the sandy desert.

Thank Shawn T
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The view through the arch half way up shows the Moab Rim parking lot far below. This trail combines slick rock, some sand (best to ride right after a big thunderstorm if you can), a little easy gravel road, and some great technical mountain biking....More

Thank Live4VacationTrips
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Rode this on my KTM 300 it has some very technical rock sections that are for more experienced riders had great fun on this trail.

Thank rob300exc
Reviewed 27 January 2017

As with most of the best trails in the Moab area, you'll find a couple of scary places on this trail, and some places where proper wheel placement will be key as you climb some rocky spots. Use a spotter if you can, and pay...More

Thank DCockayne
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Beautiful scenery along the Colorado River. This hike is enjoyable and sports great photo opportunities. There are petroglyphs and dinosaur tracks to be seen off of this trail.

Thank Desistarr
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Great trail with excellent views all around. Fun challenges, many, but not all offering easier bypasses. You should be lifted, and have lockers and larger tires. You can do the first part of the trail on the way to Golden Spike, but the entire loop...More

Thank Janet F
Reviewed 5 October 2016

It doesn't look like much from the parking lot, but once you are on the trail, away from the 4-wheelers, you get to taste solitude with a backdrop of stunning views. Easy to trip because your gaze is so distracted. We positioned ourselves for a...More

1  Thank Dennis L
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Always a favorite off road trail in our jeep. Be sure to consult local knowledge on the condition/setup of your vehicle before going. There are some challenges and outstanding vistas here. Outhouse available at the trail head. Track is marked and pretty clear to follow.

Thank EESTravels
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