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Poison Spider Trail

UT-279, Moab, UT
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Still fun after all these years but...

We make a point of running this trail every time we come to Moab. We always combine it with Golden... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2014
Vallejo, California
via mobile
First Trip to Moab, UT

Great jeep trail to run, big climb, but better down hill finish. do it early to avoid the heat... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2014
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UT-279, Moab, UT
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Reviewed 4 August 2014 via mobile

We make a point of running this trail every time we come to Moab. We always combine it with Golden Spike and Gold Bar. If you are looking for a super hardcore jeep trail then this isn't it but if you want to have some...More

2  Thank ArizonaJK
Reviewed 18 June 2014

Great jeep trail to run, big climb, but better down hill finish. do it early to avoid the heat. Moderate in difficulty.

Thank davmanc
Reviewed 18 November 2013 via mobile

While this is an ORV and bike trail, I hiked part of it during the government shutdown. You can easily step aside whenever bikes or jeeps come by. The hike it's worth it because after about an hour of walking you will be rewarded with...More

1  Thank urbinato
Reviewed 14 October 2013

I took down Poison Spider in a Can-Am 650 Outlander XT. This is an advanced rider type of trail. The toughest part is the 1st 4 miles. Go to Youtube and look up some videos and you will see what I'm talking about. Give yourself...More

1  Thank BCSguy
Reviewed 10 October 2013

We were there during July so it was over 100 every day, so unless you go in the fall or early spring, make sure to have plenty of water and be in shape for the hikes. Mahalo

1  Thank GEORGE S
Reviewed 8 August 2013

This is not a beginners trail. It is a good work out, and a fun and dangerous return. You must be skilled, or risk serious injury..

1  Thank Andy B
Reviewed 14 May 2013

Dirt bikers, mountain bikers, and jeeps consider this a must do trail. Plenty of challenge for everyone. I ride it everytime I visit Moab. Take lots of water and smile all day. Connect this trail with the Golden Spike Trail and the memories will last...More

2  Thank IdahoKatoom
Reviewed 23 April 2012

There's a bathroom at the beginning of the trail so you'd better take advantage of it! It took us about 4 hours from start to finish but it was a lot of fun jeeping up the trail. We saw motor bikers and bicyclers on the...More

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