Canyonlands National Park Sights

Pothole Point Trail

  • Off main road, about 10 miles from Needles district park entrance Map It
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Published 01/19/2016

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Microscopic creatures lie dormant in pools that fill only after rare rainstorms. When the rains do come, some eggs hatch within hours and life becomes visible. If you're lucky, you'll hit Pothole Point after a storm. The dramatic views of the Needles and Six Shooter Peak make this easy, 0.6-mile round-trip worthwhile. Plan for about 45 minutes. There's no shade, so wear a hat and take plenty of water.

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Off main road, about 10 miles from Needles district park entrance, Canyonlands National Park, Utah, 84535, USA

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Published 01/19/2016


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