HIKE EAGLE CRAGS

Presented By: Great Old Broads for Wilderness

HIKE TO EAGLE CRAGS

Date: Monday, May 13, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Location: Gather at the Earthfest Information Table, Kane County Office of Tourism, 78 South 100 East, Kanab, at 8:00 AM. Carpool to the trailhead. Allow 1-1/2 hours drive time. Note: UT Rte 9 between Mt. Carmel Jct. and Springdale may be closed for construction.

NO SPACE AVAILABLE FOR THIS HIKE.

(You are welcome to come to the table to see if anyone has canceled that day)

Directions from Kanab: Head south on US 89-A for 7.1 miles to Fredonia. Turn right onto AZ-389 and travel 55 miles to Hurricane, UT. Upon descending into town, turn right onto S 100 E, then right again onto UT Hwy 9 E/N (State Street). Go 2.5 miles and turn right on UT-9 heading toward Zion NP. Go16 miles to Rockville. Turn right onto Bridge Rd going across the Virgin River 0.3 miles then go slightly left onto 200 E for 1.1 mile, then right on 200 E for 0.4 miles to arrive at the trailhead. High clearance vehicles required.

Description: This out and back, moderate 6 mile hike sports a 900 foot elevation gain to afford exceptional views looking north into Zion Canyon from outside the National Park. Jagged vertical rock formations tower above a variety of desert wildflowers, Pinyon Pine and Juniper trees along the trail. Bring a lunch, 2 quarts of water, sturdy hiking shoes, hiking pole if desired, and sun protection. Limit 12 persons. Dinner in Springdale before returning to Kanab is an option!

For additional information about this event:

Event Contact Name: Chris Gorzalski

Event Contact Phone: 435-705-4658

Event Contact Email: chris7gz@gmail.com

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