Moab Utah Hiking, Half-Day Hikes, Beginner Hikes in Moab Utah
  • Easy Hike
One of the easiest hikes can be found in The Windows section of Arches NP.
Several arches are in close proximity in a natural landscape of red rock  shaped by the wind, and millions of years of erosion.  
  • Hiking Corona Arch
The parking area for the easy, half-day hike to Corona Arch Trail is just across from the Gold Bar Campground.
Find other easy hikes on the Potash Road in Moab.  Also find rustic tent and RV camping available on BLM's land on the Potash road for $8 per night, $4.00 with Golden Age Pass.  No dumping station at the sites but dump stations are available in town at private parks and at  RV parts and repair shops where a twenty four hour self-pay dump station is $5.  
  • Biking
Hiking, biking, sightseeing,  rafting, and cliff climbing are available near the campsites.  The Potash Road campsites are the Self-pay envelopes system, check or cash. Also on the Potash Road, the Gold Bar Campgrounds with large sites on the Colorado River.
Moab,Utah was founded by Mormon settlers in the 1800s.  The area was rediscovered and mined for uranium during the cold war. The miners built many trails in their hunt for minerals. These trail today make Moab a premier outdoor adventure destination and offer some easy hikes   The trail to Corona arch for example was once a mining road.  You walk along a sloping gravel road with a gradual elevation gain.  Provided you carry ample water and a good map, this trail will offer an easy hike to two arches.
Moab Utah, Other Easy Hikes and Half Day Hikes
The Potash Road in Moab  offers Half-Day and Easy Hikes for Firts Time Hikers
Moab Utah is known the world over for its hiking but not all trails are easy for beginners.  The heat and altitude are a factor for those new to hiking.
Four trails mentioned here are half day trips with small elevation changes but beautiful scenery
Moab Utah Hiking, Bowtie Arch
Moab Utah Hiking, Corona Arch
Moab Utah's best half day hike could be the trail to Corona Arch and Bowtie Arch.  The trail starts at the parking lot on Potash Road  above the Colorado River.  There are   hiking trails, cliff climbing, biking, rafting, four wheel trails, and sightseeing areas all along the Potash road.
The parking area for the Corona Arch trailhead is just across from the Gold Bar campgrounds.  Corona Arch Trail is a half day non strenuous hike that takes you to
Corona and Bowtie Arches.  You encounter one area of slightly steep walking  when you first start and then an area of steps cut into a gently sloping cliff face where you are aided by a steel cable.  Otherwise the trail is easy and you are rewarded with a walk beneath the magnificent Corona Arch.
Corona  Arch off the Potash Road is a half-day hike.  
Moab Utah offers Half Day Hikes for first time hikers.  Moab easy hikes are offered by the Delicate Arch Trail in Arches National Park and by the Corona Arch Trail on the Potash Road along the Colorado River
Moab Easy Hikes,Delicate Arch Trail
  • Delicate Arch Trail
Delicate Arch Trail is one of the favorite of the easy hikes in Arches National Park.  The first time hiker is better off taking this half-day hike in early in  the morning to escape the intense heat of the mid day.  Arches National Park is  open 24/7 and you can drive in early to prepare for a pre-dawn hike.
  • Arches NP
Find the entrance to Arches NP located within a few miles of downtown Moab on highway 191.  
Get hiking info at the tourist information building in the area of shops, hotels, restaurants and adventure outfitters.  Hiking information is also available at the Arches National Park Visitors Center
Moab Utah Hiking, Delicate Arch
Moab Utah Hiking, Corona Arch Trail
Hiking Trail to Bowtie Arch and Corona Arch across from the Gold Bar Campground
Moab Easy Hikes, Beginner Hikes, Delicate  Arch
Moab Half Day Hikes
How to Reach Moab:
If you are flying into the area for a trip to Moab Utah a good base city to start from is Salt Lake City, (SLC)  240 miles to the north.  Check with  Auto Europe for air hotel and auto rental for their selection, price, and ease of booking on the web.   Shop online well ahead of your trip and choose air, hotel or auto in the US.
Grand Junction Colorado (GJT)  is 112 miles away with air connections to hub cities.   To the south Albuquerque International is a major hub airport.  (ABQ)  390 miles
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Grand Junction Colorado (GJT)  is 112 miles away with air connections to hub cities.   To the south Albuquerque International is a major hub airport.  (ABQ)  390 miles
Moab Beginner
Moab half-day hikes include the trail to Corona and Bowtie Arches.
Hiking Trail to The Windows is an easy walk between several arches.
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