3,878 ft
Distance
248 ft
Climb
-3 ft
Descent
00:20:59
Avg time

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Gravel Bike
    • Adaptive Bike
    • Winter Fat Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
    • Dirtbike/Moto
    • ATV/ORV/OHV
  • Riding Area
    Vernal
    , Utah
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Mixed
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #92257 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #12408 in Trail Running
    • #131 in Hiking
    • #98 in ATVing/Offroading
  • Local Popularity
    40 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 95 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback
  • Land Manager
    BLM

A short trail up to a surprisingly large arch (85ft wide) in an outcropping of Navajo Sandstone. ATVs can do the first half until they reach the slickrock.

Access Info

Accessed by a 1.3 mile dirt road, turning off Highway 191 a little north of Steinaker Reservoir (6.5 miles north of downtown Vernal)

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Moonshine Arch Trail bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    245 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,666 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,914 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,669 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,915 ft
  • Grade
    6.3%
  • Grade max
    -8.1%
  • Grade min
    55.3%
  • Distance climb
    3,422 ft
  • Distance down
    39 ft
  • Distance flat
    417 ft
  • Avg time
    00:20:59
  • Avg reverse time
    00:11:13
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Status:
on Mar 27, 2021
Dry
Avg: 3.5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Moonshine Arch Trail Trail Reports

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      Mar 27, 2021 @ 10:54am
      Mar 27, 2021
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 2 rides
      • 2 miles avg distance
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      • 4 rides
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      Feb 12, 2020 @ 11:38pm
      Feb 12, 2020

      1 Review & Comments

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      tworochelles (Jul 11, 2020 at 23:46)
       The climb is tiring and sandy, but the decent is worth it. A couple fun little rock features on the way down but watch out for hikers.
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