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Portal Overlook

Basics
Location:
Off Hwy 279 about 6 miles southwest of downtown Moab
Length:
4 mile roundtrip
Difficulty:
Intermediate
Time:
2-1/2 to 3 hours
Elevation Change:
980 feet
Season:
Hikeable year round, but best in Spring in Fall

Description

The Portal Overlook Trail climbs switchbacks through cliffs near the Colorado River and then traverses slickrock ramps to a nice lookout over the Moab Valley and Colorado River. The route is mostly shaded in late afternoons during the summer. The trailhead is located at the Jay Cee Park on Hwy 279, 4 miles south of Hwy 191.

Details

Location:
Off Hwy 279 about 6 miles southwest of downtown Moab
Length:
4 mile roundtrip
Difficulty:
Intermediate
Time:
2-1/2 to 3 hours
Elevation Change:
980
Season:
Hikeable year round, but best in Spring in Fall
Additional Details:

Pets are allowed, but must be kept under restraint.

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