Category Archives: Trails

HURRAH PASS

LESS DIFFICULT

ROUTE TYPE: PAVED ROAD AND GRADED DIRT ROAD – OUT AND BACK TYPE RIDE

This route is great adventure for the whole family ending with spectacular views of Moab’s Canyon Country.

Turn left out of the Moab Powersports &  Rentals parking lot onto Hwy 191, turn left at McDonalds onto Kane Creek Blvd., then left at the junction with 500 West. After roughly 2 miles the pavement ends and the fun begins! Unload and ride as an in-and-out.

Trail follows a stream with large cottonwood trees and plenty of sheer cliffs. Beginners will be thrilled by the sheer cliffs while advanced riders will be satiated by the visual rewards. The large wide road then opens to unique red rock buttes with refreshing water crossings. Views become more impressive as the trail climbs an improbable route up, providing plenty of viewpoints to conclude at the spectacular overlook into Moab’s outback at Hurrah Pass.

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MONITOR & MERRIMAC

MORE DIFFICULT

ROUTE TYPE: UNMARKED LOOP SURFACE – SAND WITH SOME WASHES, SLICKROCK AND MODERATE OBSTACLES

ATV Heaven! This route is relatively family-friendly and reaches towering buttes among the open desert.

Turn left out of the Moab Powersports & Rentals parking lot and drive about 12 miles north on Hwy 191. After the turnoff to Dead Horse Point and Canyonlands National Park, turn left into an unmarked parking area immediately past Archview Resort and Shell station.

Cruise up the Cotter Mine Road for about three miles, then turn left and climb into rougher terrain. Top out and navigate towards Monitor & Merrimac buttes, then circle around to Determination Towers where you might spot a rock climber. Crest a gradual pass and drop into Tusher Wash. Catch the last part of 3-D Trail on your way back to Mill Canyon and Cotter Mine roads.

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