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Big Spring Canyon - Elephant Canyon, UT

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Difficulty 2 of 5
Route Finding 2 of 5
Distance Lasso-Loop 10.65 miles
Trailhead Elevation 5,355 feet
Elevation Gain 456 feet
Accumulated Gain 1,608 feet
Avg Time Round Trip 5 hours
Kokopelli Seeds 18.69
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Preferred   Oct, Apr, May, Sep
Sun  7:26am - 5:00pm
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Nearby Area Water
Lost Canyon - Squaw Canyon Loop
0.0 mi away
9.0 mi
1,066 ft
The Big Needles Loop
The Big Needles Loop
0.0 mi away
21.9 mi
4,232 ft
Big Spring / Squaw Canyon Loop
Big Spring / Squaw Canyon Loop
0.0 mi away
7.5 mi
683 ft
Druid Arch
1.3 mi away
5.4 mi
1,059 ft
Chesler Park via Elephant Canyon
Chesler Park via Elephant Canyon
1.3 mi away
3.8 mi
985 ft
Pothole Point
1.9 mi away
0.8 mi
75 ft
Elephant Hill to Squaw Flat
2.4 mi away
5.0 mi
Slickrock Foot Trail
Slickrock Foot Trail
2.4 mi away
2.4 mi
100 ft
Confluence Overlook Trail
Confluence Overlook Trail
2.5 mi away
10.2 mi
1,800 ft
Roadside Ruin
2.6 mi away
0.3 mi
12 ft
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Overview
Big Spring Canyon - Elephant Canyon is a 10.65 mile round trip lasso loop hike with 1,608 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 31 miles northwest of Monticello Utah. October and April are the best months to enjoy this hike.

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WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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Canyonlands National Park
Vehicles: $10 (Good for 7 days)


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