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Head of Sinbad, UT

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HAZ reminds you to respect the ruins. Please read the Archaeological Resources Protection Act of 1979 & Ruins Etiquette
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Difficulty 0.5 of 5
Distance One Way 1 mile
Trailhead Elevation 7,016 feet
Elevation Gain 66 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 1.22
 Interest Off-Trail Hiking, Ruins & Historic
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14  2023-04-29 AZLOT69
10  2015-09-28 AZLOT69
author avatar Guides 16,883
Routes 17,298
Photos 24
Trips 1 map ( 6 miles )
Age 26 Male Gender
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Preferred May, Sep, Oct, Jun
Sun  4:59am - 7:43pm
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Two panels of some very unique pictograms.

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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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    Strictly 4x4

    To hike
    Take I-70 to Exit 131 (mile marker 131). From the cattle guard on the south side of the underpass, follow the graded dirt road signed U24/Goblin Valley/Temple Mountain, for 3.9 miles. Take the right (west) fork for 1.0 mile to a tee. Turn right (west) and travel 1.7 miles to a fork. Take the right (north) fork for 2.3 miles to the concrete underpass under I-70 and a BLM sign.

    The BLM sign is located at a major road junction of the San Rafael Swell known as the "Head of Sinbad". From the BLM sign, you must travel north, under I-70 using the concrete underpass. On the North side of I-70 the dirt road forks.
    From the concrete underpass The right fork leads to the center of a long rock butte known as "Locomotive Point" which is approximately 1 1/2 miles from the underpass. To reach the Head of Sinbad pictographs follow the right fork for 1/4 mile until you reach a tee. Turn right (east) at the tee and follow the main road. The panels are located near the center, on the south side of Locomotive Point.
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