Upheaval Dome

Page Type Page Type: Route
Location Lat/Lon: 38.42631°N / 109.92611°E
Additional Information Route Type: Hiking
Seasons Season: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Additional Information Time Required: Less than two hours
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A short hike with a view of a "mysterious" crater in Canyonlands National Park.  1.6 miles out and back. 

Getting There

6.5 miles south of the Island in the Sky Visitor Center, turn right onto Upheaval Dome Road.  Trail is at the end of the road. 

Route Description

There are two scenic viewpoints, the first is a short hike with a small incline, about .3 miles from the parking lot.  The second viewpoint is another 1/2 mile, follow the cairns.  There will be a metal railing at the end of the second viewpoint.  

Essential Gear

Hiking shoes

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