Hiking The Monument Valley Loop

The 13th most popular hiking trail in Wyoming.

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Southeast of Rock Springs in the Adobetown Wilderness Study Area, the Monument Valley Loop is a 6.5 mile trek through rugged badlands and gnarly spires. Keep an eye out for wild horses bolting across the high desert landscape.

To reach the hiking trailhead from US80, use Exit 142. Follow Bitter Creek Road for 35 miles to the trailhead.

Overall, Monument Valley Loop is the 13th most popular hiking trail of all 18 hikes in Wyoming.

Adobetown Wilderness Study Area (WY/US)

Adobetown Wilderness Study Area (WY/US)


Local Contact(s):  Wyoming Tourism (307) 777-7777.

Recommended Book:  "Hiking Wyoming" from Bill Hunger

Best Season:  May - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

GPS:  41.195, -108.5593

Date Published:  5/19/2016

Date Updated:  7/19/2016

ID:  14499


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