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A pleasant Walk on a Hot Day

We walked the 2 1/2 miles to Morning Glory Arch, following a stream that we crossed on stepping... read more

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Susan S
Lexington, Kentucky
A local's recommendation!

this was a nice change from the hot, dessert like hikes we did for the earlier 2 days. The Sandy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed yesterday

We walked the 2 1/2 miles to Morning Glory Arch, following a stream that we crossed on stepping stones several times. This is an easy hike in a canyon but not particularly unusual in scenery. You could get much the same feel in the Red...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 1 week ago

this was a nice change from the hot, dessert like hikes we did for the earlier 2 days. The Sandy trails, green vegetation, and running water were beautiful. The rambling up and down, in and out paths were fun. We were told there was a...More

Thank Pj1391
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though days got hot (110 degrees), this was a great early morning hike with temperature about 73 degrees (hiked 6-8 am). I hiked for 4.9 miles round trip (per my phone step tracking app), and was in the shade the entire time even though...More

Thank ldavis2302
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we went canyoneering first and then set out from Morning Glory arch and took this trail . i loved it . it had streams to cross it had uphill and down hill parts and great scenery ( we also saw several dogs on the trail...More

Thank Daniel61565
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on a hike up Negro Bill canyon which ran along a stream a lot of shade even in the heat of the day. moderate hike suitable for all ages. The stream is fed by an aquifer which is at the trails end.

Thank msulby
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to start this hike a little later in the morning on a very hot day in June (temps above 106 in the afternoon). There was plenty of shade along the trail for most of the way and walking near the stream was pleasant....More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great, easy 4.5 mile RT hike off the beaten path for Moab. It is no longer called Negro Bill, but instead the sign says William Granstaff for political correctness. Follows a little stream, in and our of shade depending on the time...More

1  Thank Rob D
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful hike with multiple streams and shade trees. The trail goes through the shallow streams many times. It is 2 1/4 mile in to morning glory arch... seems much longer!! But it is well worth it. Make sure you hike all the...More

Thank Ladonna B
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Named after the 1870-era cowboy William Granstaff, this 2.5 mile each way hike is different from almost anything else in the Moab area. The sign at parking lot enrance calls this "Grandstaff Trailhead." The trail follows a stream that must be crossed a dozen times...More

Thank REPphys
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

This is one of our favorite hikes in Moab. We typically save this hike for later in our trip, as it is a fairly easy hike after you've been out playing hard. The sandy trail and running water always makes this a fun day hike....More

1  Thank EricF137
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Josh S
18 March 2015|
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Response from Aquaangelua08 | Reviewed this property |
Camped at Negro Bill last June. It's still there across from the trailhead. There are a bunch of other campsites along the river with varying amenities.