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(Nate Carlisle | The Salt Lake Tribune) A kiosk marks the start of Slickrock Trail in the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park. Hikers are told to watch for bighorn sheep on the trail.
Utah Hike of the Week: Slickrock Trail — Canyonlands National Park

The latest Hike of the Week goes back to the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park.

The Slickrock Trail is a good way to see some scenery in a couple hours. href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/54137031-117/trail-hike-hiking-park.html.csp" target="_blank">Click here for the full details of the hike and some more photos. The vital statistics are below.

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This is the second of href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogshiking/53968812-150/district-hike-canyonlands-national.html.csp" target="_blank">two trails I hiked in the Needles District in April. The hike href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/54052040-117/arch-druid-hiking-trail.html.csp" target="_blank">to Druid Arch was published earlier this month.

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Slickrock Trail Loop

Hiking time » 2 hours

Round-trip miles » 2.8 miles

Elevation gain » 103 feet

Difficulty » Easy

Trailhead restrooms » No

Dogs allowed » No

Bikes allowed » No

Fees » Park entrance fee is $10 per vehicle



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