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Standing Rock CG - Maze District Canyonlands, UT

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Trailhead Elevation 5,508 feet
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Dogs not allowed
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3  2020-10-13 Steph_and_Blake
Author Steph_and_Blake
author avatar Guides 100
Routes 61
Photos 2,522
Trips 176 map ( 751 miles )
Age 71 Male Gender
Location Grand Junction, CO
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Preferred   Apr, May, Sep, Oct
Seasons   Late Spring to Late Autumn
Sun  7:35am - 5:25pm
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Located in the Maze District of Canyonlands National Park, Standing Rock campsite is one of the numerous sites administered by the Hans Flat Ranger Station. This campsite offers great views into the canyons of the Maze, the Chocolate Drops, Elaterite Butte, the La Sals, the Six Shooters, Lavender Butte, and over towards the Needles. It's a great place to piece together in your mind the various peaks, formations, and drainages that make up the greater Canyonlands area.


Note: Getting around Teapot canyon absolutely requires a high-clearance, low-gear, 4WD vehicle. Having a spotter is extremely helpful for tire placement. Road building could be necessary. Recovery gear should be on board.

* Standing Rock can accommodate up to 3 vehicles and 9 people.
* Motorcycles and trailers are considered a vehicle.
* Dogs are not allowed.
* Advance reservations are highly recommended.
* This is a primitive campsite with no amenities. No picnic tables, no grills, no toilets, no water.
* Campers must provide their own portable toilet system.
* Fires are not permitted, but you may use a propane fire ring. Please check with the latest fire restrictions just in case.

Leave No Trace and +Add a Triplog after your car camp trip to support this local community.

2020-11-20 Steph_and_Blake
    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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    Turn left onto 95 for 2.1 miles. You'll cross the Colorado River and take a hard-right onto the first dirt road you come to. It's easy to drive past the dirt road. Take the dirt road (NP633). Continue on DP633 for a little less than 31 miles. Turn right onto NP756 for 16 miles. Turn left at sign for Standing Rock.
    page created by Steph_and_Blake on Nov 20 2020 3:21 pm
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