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Dark Canyon - Youngs Canyon to Sundance Trail, UT

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Difficulty 2 of 5
Route Finding 1 of 5
Distance One Way 8.25 miles
Trailhead Elevation 4,838 feet
Elevation Gain 797 feet
Accumulated Gain 2,058 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 15.11
Interest Perennial Waterfall & Perennial Creek
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21  2015-09-05
Sundance Trail to Dark Canyon
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Preferred   May, Sep, Oct, Jun
Sun  7:03am - 5:08pm
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Water
Nearby Area Water
Lean-To Canyon
3.2 mi away
11.4 mi
1,210 ft
Youngs Canyon
4.9 mi away
7.9 mi
3,054 ft
Sundance Trail to Dark Canyon
Sundance Trail to Dark Canyon
5.6 mi away
4.2 mi
230 ft
Dark Canyon - Colorado River to Sundance Trail
7.2 mi away
3.3 mi
850 ft
East Fork Cheesebox
8.7 mi away
13.8 mi
1,850 ft
Middle Gravel Canyon
9.0 mi away
9.2 mi
1,200 ft
Cheesebox Canyon
9.2 mi away
9.6 mi
1,300 ft
White Canyon Hwy 95 Milepost 57
White Canyon Hwy 95 Milepost 57
12.1 mi away
3.0 mi
350 ft
Black Hole of White Canyon
Black Hole of White Canyon
12.1 mi away
7.8 mi
780 ft
Mancos Mesa WSA Trails
13.7 mi away
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Overview
Dark Canyon - Youngs Canyon to Sundance Trail is a 8.25 mile one way hike with 2,058 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 41 miles west of Monticello Utah. May and September are the best months to enjoy this hike.


Hike along Dark Canyon creek with some bypasses around obstacles and small waterfalls.

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    One-Way Notice
    This hike is listed as One-Way.

    When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
    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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    Connector trail - Not Applicable

    To hike
    This is a connector segment, part of Hayduke Trail Passage #3, usually accessed via either hiking down Sundance Trail or perhaps climbing down Youngs Canyon.
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