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Negro Bill Canyon, UT

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Difficulty 1.5 of 5
Route Finding 1 of 5
Distance One Way 2.3 miles
Trailhead Elevation 3,993 feet
Elevation Gain 318 feet
Accumulated Gain 418 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 3.69
Interest Perennial Creek
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5  2016-04-19 trekkin_gecko
Author HAZ_Hikebot
author avatar Guides 16,873
Routes 15,991
Photos 24
Trips 1 ( 6 miles )
Age 22 Male Gender
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Canyon Country - Moab BLM
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Sun  5:03am - 7:26pm
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Named after rancher/prospector William Granstaff, Negro Bill Canyon follows a perennial stream that drains into the Colorado river. The trail, shaded by cottonwood and willow trees, stays near the creek for 1.85 miles, then ascends a canyon wall and ends under Morning Glory natural bridge. Family and dog friendly, it's an easy trek until the short climb. Access is free on BLM land. The natural bridge is a cool destination and a good place for a snack. It has a span of 243 feet, which is the 6th longest span in the U.S., according to BLM statistics. Watch for poison ivy growing under the bridge.




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2018-07-14 HAZ_Hikebot

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    To hike
    from moab, leave 191 at intersection with 128 and go three miles east
    trailhead is on the right
    limited parking, but more available just up 128 on the left
    page created by trekkin_gecko on Apr 24 2016 9:03 am
    90+° 8am - 6pm kills
    prehydrate & stay hydrated
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