Bowknot Bend Viewpoint |

San Rafael Desert

Hiking Bowknot Bend Viewpoint - San Rafael Desert Hiking Bowknot Bend Viewpoint
San Rafael Desert

Overview | Getting There | Route | Photos | Maps | Comments

Overview


TICKS & TODOS: 8 Todo Lists / 3 Ticks
RATING: Moderate Hiking / Moderate Route Finding
WATER: None
SEASON: Fall, Winter, Spring
Sun Hi:39 Lo:23 Mon Hi:37 Lo:22 Tue Hi:35 Lo:18 Wed Hi:36 Lo:16 Thu Hi:40 Lo:21
View Full Weather Details
Bowknot Bend makes a stunning 8 mile loop to cover a distance down canyon of only a few hundred feet. This hike goes to an overlook where you see the river diverge on its 8 mile detour and return. It is an absolutely stunning and lofty viewpoint. The hike out is fairly casual, with a few moderate route finding problems, but nothing overly difficult. The views of the La Sal mountains, the Henry Mountains, and the Green River are second to none.

This is a great hike to do as an addition to the Colonnade Arch hike, though makes for a fairly long day (10 or so miles), so they are presented separately. Reaching the trailhead requires a high clearance vehicle. Stay out of this area if rains are in the forecast, the roads can become impassable quickly.
Panorama from Bowknot Bend Viewpoint

Full Details

To help keep the riff-raff out, and encourage participation, you must login to see the details.

Login For Full Details!

- OR if your not yet registered -

Register
(It is free and easy.)

Comments

Want to make a comment? Login and let yourself be heard.