Poison Spider Mesa

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Poison Spider Mesa forms one of the cliff features that is part of the Moab landscape northwest of town. The mesa is bordered on the east by Moab Valley and on the south by the Colorado River. Access is via Scenic Byway 279, the "Potash Road," and the trail climbs to the rim along with the sloping rock layers. The first few miles of trail must be retraced, but most of the travel time will be spent on a loop that reaches the rim. The route visits the mesa top just north of the Colorado River and west of Moab Valley, and it reaches overlooks of the river and valley. The expanses of unbroken slickrock and views of the Behind the Rocks area and the La Sal Mountains make it one of the most scenic routes in the area.

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Map of BLM Campsites near Moab south of South of I-70 in the BLM Moab Field Office area in Utah. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).Moab - BLM Moab Camping

Map of BLM Campsites near Moab south of South of I-70 in the BLM Moab Field Office area in Utah. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Map of Gemini Bridges and Poison Spider Mesa Designated Routes near Moab in the BLM Moab Field Office area in Utah. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).Moab - Gemini Bridges and Poison Spider Mesa

Map of Gemini Bridges and Poison Spider Mesa Designated Routes near Moab in the BLM Moab Field Office area in Utah. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Trails Map of Poison Spider Mesa near Moab in the BLM Moab Field Office area in Utah. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).Moab - Poison Spider Mesa

Trails Map of Poison Spider Mesa near Moab in the BLM Moab Field Office area in Utah. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Official Visitor Map of Canyonlands National Park (NP) in Utah. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).Canyonlands - Visitor Map

Official Visitor Map of Canyonlands National Park (NP) in Utah. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).

Visitor Map (southern part) of the BLM Moab Field Office area in Utah. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).Moab - Visitor Map - South

Visitor Map (southern part) of the BLM Moab Field Office area in Utah. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Poison Spider Mesa https://www.blm.gov/visit/poison-spider-mesa-trailhead https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moab,_Utah Poison Spider Mesa forms one of the cliff features that is part of the Moab landscape northwest of town. The mesa is bordered on the east by Moab Valley and on the south by the Colorado River. Access is via Scenic Byway 279, the "Potash Road," and the trail climbs to the rim along with the sloping rock layers. The first few miles of trail must be retraced, but most of the travel time will be spent on a loop that reaches the rim. The route visits the mesa top just north of the Colorado River and west of Moab Valley, and it reaches overlooks of the river and valley. The expanses of unbroken slickrock and views of the Behind the Rocks area and the La Sal Mountains make it one of the most scenic routes in the area.

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