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Utah Hike of the Week: Carmel Canyon — Goblin Valley State Park

Published June 12, 2012 4:41 pm

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Reporter Lindsay Whitehurst takes us to one of Utah's top state parks in the latest edition of Hike of the Week.

Click here to get the full details of the hike. The vital statistics are below.

Whitehurst blogged a little bit about her trip last month. The valley discovered by cowboys is one of the state's top spots for hiking.

Here are those stats on Carmel Canyon:

Carmel Canyon Trail — Goblin Valley

Destination » Carmel Canyon Trail

Hiking time » 1 hour

Round trip miles » 1.4 miles

Elevation gain » 99 feet

Difficulty » Easy/moderate

Trail head restrooms » Yes

Dogs allowed » Yes, leashed

Bikes allowed » No

— Nate Carlisle

Twitter: @UtahHikes