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Roadside Ruin Trail

Canyonlands National Park, UT
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Wish the trail guide box was not empty

Roadside Ruin is signed and there is a roadside pull out for 5-8 vehicles. The trail/hike is about... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ranles76
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Escondido
OK but fairly basic

The ruin is very small, compared to other sites. OK for a short and easy walk. Trail is easy to... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
sycha
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Ottawa, Canada
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"short trail"
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"visitor center"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Roadside Ruin is signed and there is a roadside pull out for 5-8 vehicles. The trail/hike is about 0.3 miles. The trail guide box is empty (makes the 7 "stops" undefined). The hike is fairly easy. At the end of the trail is the remains...More

Thank ranles76
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

The ruin is very small, compared to other sites. OK for a short and easy walk. Trail is easy to follow.

Thank sycha
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

A short hike to get to this ruin. I took a picture and we left. Not a whole lot to it. It was okay, but not worth going to see again.

Thank Tita T
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Roadside Ruin Trail is 0.3 mi/0.5 km roundtrip and should take about 20 min. The easy trail leads to an ancient Puebloan granary. The trail condition is mixed gravel/sand. There is a small pullout with a couple of parking spots at the side of the...More

Thank pingaroo
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

This easy 0.3 mile (0.5k) loop nature trail is located in the Needles District a very short distance further down the main park road from the visitor center. There is a brochure available for $0.50 in a box at the trailhead that gives information on...More

Thank Steve1362
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

This is a short walk to a a small 1000 year old Indian granary. This is a well maintained trail, however, I don't remember if it is wheelchair accessible ~ I believe that it was.

Thank TravelingDeacon
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Reviewed 7 May 2017

This is a super easy and very short trail that takes you to a very old ruin. The ruin is in pretty good shape and is easy to see. There is parking/turn out that you can use. It's fun to imagine a life like theirs.

Thank J W
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

This is a short and easy walk to view some of the early history of Canyonlands. Take advantage of the $0.50 trail guide which will give you information on the various plants and features along the way.

Thank Glenn M
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

This is just a short hike not far from the visitor center. it is a pleasant walk. You can get a good look at how people lived long ago.

Thank Ann C
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Reviewed 28 April 2016

Even though it has several parking places nearby, it's easy to miss. We stopped for an in-car picnic and were lucky enough to see it. I find it hard to imagine the rough life of people trying to survive in this harsh environment ... then...More

Thank KLsWanderlust
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