Moab is a truly amazing town for desert lovers. Not only does it have 2 famous national parks within 30 mins drive, Arches and Canyonlands national parks, there are several other hikes in the area that are equally, if not more, iconic than those hikes you will find in the national parks. Below are the three hikes that you absolutely must do if you visit Utah!
This is well known among locals and travellers for its unique spiral rock features that really stand out among the vast flat desert land. Rock climbers have been coming to the Fisher Towers for ages to climb up to the top. Citi Bank has also contributed to the popularity of this hike by filming one of their commercials here starring world class climbers Katie Brown and Alex Honnold. Read more about Fisher Towers.
This hike will take you on an easy journey deep into a famous Utah canyon and, at the end, you will be rewarded with a stunning natural bridge feature hanging over a large chamber. The trail requires several creek crossing so don’t expect to keep your feet dry. This out and back hike is to be conquered by everyone who visits Moab. Read more about Negro Bill Canyon.
Last but not least and possibly the most sensational is the famous Corona Arch. After having been feature in a Youtube viral rope swing video. But swinging on a rope through the arch just a few feet right above the ground isn’t the only way to appreciate this majestic rock feature. You can do a moderate hike to this arch and see it from the ground level. This arch is easily accessible with a wide parking area and is a merely 20-30 mins drive from the town of Moab. Read more about Corona Arch here.
Here are the top hikes that you must do in utah! If you know any other, please comment below because i’d love to check them out.