Kens Lake Trail Horseback Riding

The 23rd most popular equestrian trail in Utah.

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Southeast of Moab, the Kens Lake Trail is a 2 hour ride on sand and sandstone.

Directions to the Trail: Go South from Moab on Hwy 191 turn left at mile post 118 onto Old Airport Road. Turn right onto Spanish Valley Drive .5 miles. Turn left to Kens Lake, continue past the campground entrance .2 miles to the horse trailhead to park.

Trail: From the parking area ride towards the lake and cross the creek. Follow the road between the lake and the red cliffs to the east. The sandy parts of the road are a good place for a loop. As you pass the lake there is a road turning left to loop around the lake, or you can continue north and explore the ridges below the cliffs.

Overall, Kens Lake Trail is the 23rd most popular horse trail of all 25 horseback rides in Utah. Several of the better horse trails are nearby Kens Lake Trail including Pack Creek Trail, Seven Mile Canyon Trail and Onion Creek Trail.

Kens Lake Trail Horseback Riding Map



Local Contact(s):  BLM (435) 259-2100; Utah Tourism (800) UTAH-FUN; Moab Tourism (800) 635-6622; Moab Central Res. (800) 505-5343.

Best Season:  Mar. - Nov.

Average Difficulty:  Mar. - Nov.

Base Camp:  OK RV (435) 259-1400, BLM Onion Creek Group Campsite (435) 259-2100

Luxury Loding:  Gonzo Inn, Moab

Breakfast Restaurant:  Jailhouse Cafe, Moab; Moab Diner

Reference Source:  click here

Date Published:  1/1/2016

Date Updated:  7/30/2016

ID:  18162

Kens Lake Trail Horseback Riding Map


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