Hidden Valley Petroglyph

Hidden Valley
Moab Rim Traverse

Moab
Rock Art & Anasazi Ruins

           This entertaining Moab area hike visits a collection of rock art and the Watch Tower Anasazi ruin. This is a splendid hike that can be organized into several different configurations to meet your desires.

Circle of Friends:
          The Hidden Valley to Moab Rim Traverse is part of the "Circle of Friends" program. Members of the "Circle of Friends" have access to more specific information, explicit route information, GPS waypoints, trailhead location and detailed maps. If you would like more information on joining the "Circle of Friends" visit the sign up page.

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Climbing to Hidden Valley Hiking through Hidden Valley

General Information:
          This outstanding hike can be configured several different ways. It will require a short day to visit the rock art and ruin, no matter which route you use. The route requires some steep hiking but no major obstacles.
This route is a great winter and cold weather route. The rock art and ruin are accessible year round in all weather conditions. This is a desert environment, every member of your hiking party should carry a minimum of at least two liters of water.

          A GPS is useful in verifying you are on the correct route and in locating rock art and the Watch Tower Ruin. A good route description and map are essential for this adventure. Navigation for this route is easy. The Hidden Valley to Moab Rim Traverse is rated 1A III using the Canyon Rating System.

Hidden Valley Petroglyph Hidden Valley Petroglyphs

Trailhead Information:
          All trailheads for the various routes described are accessible year round to all vehicles.

Hidden Valley Petroglyphs

4x4 and Mountain Bikes:
         
An optional 4x4 and mountain bike route is provided allowing access to the rock art and ruin with a short hike. The road is serious, hardcore, four wheeling.

Watch Tower Anasazi Ruin

Please take only pictures and leave only footprints.

Hiking down the Moab Rim trail From the Moab Rim Trail

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