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The Big Needles Loop, UT

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Difficulty 2.5 of 5
Route Finding 2 of 5
Distance Loop 21.92 miles
Trailhead Elevation 5,004 feet
Elevation Gain 935 feet
Accumulated Gain 4,232 feet
Avg Time Round Trip 12 hours
Kokopelli Seeds 43.08
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Canyonlands Needles Backpack
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Preferred   May, Sep, Oct, Jun
Sun  7:01am - 5:06pm
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Water
Nearby Area Water
Big Spring Canyon - Elephant Canyon
0.0 mi away
10.7 mi
1,608 ft
Lost Canyon - Squaw Canyon Loop
0.0 mi away
9.0 mi
1,066 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
Slickrock Foot Trail
Slickrock Foot Trail
2.4 mi away
2.4 mi
100 ft
Elephant Hill to Squaw Flat
2.4 mi away
5.0 mi
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
The Big Needles Loop is a 21.92 mile round trip loop hike with 4,232 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 31 miles northwest of Monticello Utah. May and September 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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