Amphitheatre Loop Trail Hiking – Moab Utah

Amphitheatre Loop Trail Hiking – Moab, Utah >>>

Trailhead Location: 22 miles east of Moab on Utah Highway 128.  The parking lot for the trail is in the Hittle Bottom Campground.

Length of Hike: 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 Highway 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.