Utah Hike of the week: Druid Arch — Canyonlands National Park
Published: May 14, 2012 09:59AM
Updated: May 11, 2012 01:50PM
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Druid Arch sits in the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park. Depending on which trail head you start from, the hike to the arch can be a 15.9-mile roundtrip. Photo courtesy Shane Farver.

I wrote it in the hike description and I meant it:

This is an epic day hike because of the distance and the reward.

Druid Arch is one of the strangest-looking landmarks in Utah. That's saying something.

The trail to it is also the first Hike of the Week in the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park.

Click here for the full hike details.

Here are the vital statistics:

Hiking time » 8 hours

Round trip miles » 15.9 miles

Elevation gain » 994 feet

Difficulty » Difficult

Trail head restrooms » No

Dogs allowed » No

Bikes allowed » No

Fees » $10 per vehicle (park entrance fee)

— Nate Carlisle

Twitter: @UtahHikes