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Jughandle Arch

Basics
Location:
Off Hwy 279 southeast of Moab
Surface:
Dirt, slickrock and pavement
Vehicle Type:
4wd Vehicle
Length:
38 mile loop
Difficulty:
Beginner
Time:
3 hours
Season:
Year round

Description

Jughandle Arch Loop starts at the Jughandle Arch off Hwy. 279 along the Colorado River. It winds into Canyonlands National Park on Shafer Trail Road and up a terrific series of switchbacks (1,200' climb) to the park's main scenic drive (Hwy. 313). Your return includes a nice descent through Long Canyon. The route has 9 miles of paved road and 29 miles of 4wd roads.

Details

Location:
Off Hwy 279 southeast of Moab
Surface:
Dirt, slickrock and pavement
Vehicle Type:
4wd Vehicle
Length:
38 mile loop
Difficulty:
Beginner
Time:
3 hours
Season:
Year round

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