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Chesler Park Loop Trail

State Road 211, Needles District, Monticello, UT
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“loop trail” (7 reviews)
“elephant hill” (7 reviews)
“great hike” (8 reviews)
State Road 211, Needles District, Monticello, UT
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Reviewed 5 January 2014

I hiked entire Chesler park loop trail ( 11 miles) in late November and it was amazing. I left monticello covered by snow early morning. The weather was totally cloudy with fog in the road in needles district . The non paved road until elephant...More

5  Thank drfelippe123
Reviewed 14 October 2013

My wife and I spent a few hours hiking out to Chesler Park in April, 2013. The trail itself was pretty easy to follow with rock cairns placed at good distances. The sights were beautiful, unlike anything that I had ever seen. We stopped after...More

5  Thank Mike Y
Reviewed 8 September 2013

We did the Chesler park loop trail from Elephant hill trailhead in a clockwise manner. The loop included the joint trail which is just pure joy !! The views of the needles is breathtaking throughout the journey including the chesler park area. This trail (...More

4  Thank poogiewoogie
Reviewed 24 May 2013

This is a moderate hike with spectacular views and interesting sandstone spires in a grassy meadow. You can stop at Chesler Park Viewpoint (5.8mi. R/T) or do an additional 4.8mi. loop to include "The Joint."

1  Thank Fran G
Reviewed 16 May 2013

So, this is a wonderful area with water half way on the Druid loop trail. BUT! make sure to bring your walking sticks, plenty of water, and a light weight pack (I was carrying over 50 lbs with lots of camera gear). I saw a...More

1  Thank Steve S
Reviewed 30 May 2012

It's an 11 mile hike and worth the time and effort. Absolutely spectacular. Don;t cut it short by just doing the Chesler out and back. Do the whole loop including the joint trail.

3  Thank HikerBiker2
Reviewed 24 April 2012

If you can get the locals to drive you, you're in for a real treat--up Elephant Hill and back over the silver stairs.

2  Thank Kerry M
Reviewed 24 December 2011

This is one of the best hikes for amateurs in Utah. Best to pay attention to the paths, but the variety of landscape is amazing. I added the Druid Arch which is fabulous, which made for a long hot 12-13 miles. Possibly encounteres two dozen...More

2  Thank UKbanker33
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