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 href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogshiking/53968812-150/district-hike-canyonlands-national.html.csp" target="_blank">the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park.
href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/54052040-117/arch-druid-hiking-trail.html.csp" target="_blank">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: href="http://twitter.com/utahhikes" target="_blank">@UtahHikes
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