Near Moab, Utah
Amphitheatre Loop Trailhead does not offer reservations through Recreation.gov. Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!
Length of Hike: This is a 3 mile long foray into the heart of the Richardson Amphitheater. Type of Hike: The trail is constructed and marked with cairns. Area Attractions: The trail is located very near the Colorado River, and in an area of interesting rock formations. The Amphitheater Loop Trail is approximately four miles from the Fisher Towers Trailhead; both trails can be walked in a single day. Route Description: The Amphitheater Loop Trail makes a lovely walk for those staying at Hittle Bottom campground, or for people traveling Hwy 128. The trail climbs approximately 250 feet in elevation to afford a stunning view of the Colorado River corridor. Along the way, you can see interesting sandstone formations in the Moenkopi and Cutler sandstone layers