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Address: UT-279, Moab, UT
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Somewhat challenging trail, but can be done in stock 4x4 if you're careful.

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 January 2017
DCockayne
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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59 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 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 attention to his/her instructions. I've done this trail in a bone stock Toyota FJ-Cruiser, so... More 

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Thank DCockayne
Kaysville, Utah
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58 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 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.

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 is really fun and scenic.

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Thank Janet F
Northborough, Massachusetts
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54 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 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 sweet, quiet sunset. Ahhhhhh, take a deep breath.

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Thank Dennis L
Anacortes, Washington
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83 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 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.

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Thank EESTravels
Breckenridge, Colorado
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We were out off-roading and tried Poison Spider. Awesome, challenging...don't miss this one if you're an adrenaline junkie!

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Thank Tom M
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54 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

Poison Spider trail is a challenge to drive! I park in the dirt lot and hike instead. Maybe you should hike a ways and see if you want to drive your vehicle. Nice views from the top.

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Waynesville, Missouri
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101 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

We ran the trail with friends in our Jeeps. This trail was our last one for the week. We made it in past the tire rod flats and decided to turn back because we had hit the major obstacles. On the way out we picked up an injured motorcycle rider and evacuated him off the trail. This trail was more... More 

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Thank Lewis P
Amarillo
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200 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Had a blast here, the riding is awesome. We road bikes, dirtbikes and razors, trails are awesome and spring break was a great time to visit, not too hot not too cold. I highly recommend any trail in the slick rock area depending on your abilities. Scenery is beyond description, my wife is not an outdoors person and yet had... More 

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Clearfield, Utah
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108 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Had a real fun time on this trail with the Red Rock 4-Wheelers Jeep Club during Easter Jeep Safari 2016. Lots of fun obstacles to try.

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