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Moab- Colorado Riverway Recreation Area

September 30, 2018 - October 6, 2018

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Volunteers will assist in the maintenance of two of the most popular hiking trails in the BLM system — Fisher Towers (a National Recreation Trail) and Grandstaff Canyon (which is within a Wilderness Study Area). Trail work will include rerouting a section of the Grandstaff trail which has been flooded, as well as reinforcing cribbing on both trails. The trails are located along Utah Highway 128, a State Scenic Byway, and within the Colorado Riverway Recreation Area. Camping will be at a BLM group site located along Highway 128.

Meet the Crew Leader for this trip.


Bureau of Land Management


Primitive Tent Sites


Day Hiking up to 3 miles per day

Project Rating


Minimum Volunteer Age


Maximum Group Size


Area and Attractions

The Moab Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management has some of the most scenic red rock country in the United States. BLM land envelops Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park is also close by. Hiking opportunities on Moab BLM lands include Fisher Towers, Grandstaff Canyon, Corona Arch, Dellenbaugh Tunnel, Longbow Arch and many other natural features. River running opportunities also abound in the office.

Accommodations Description

The Lower Onion Creek Group Site is located along the banks of the Colorado River. The group site has a shade shelter, picnic tables, tent sites, a stand up grill and a fire ring. There is ample parking at the group site. The site has been reserved for the group from September 29 through the night of October 6, 2018 so that volunteers may avail themselves of area attractions if they so choose. Volunteers should bring their own tent, sleeping bag and pad, cup/bowl/eating utensils, and personal items.


NO Airport Pickup provided for this trip. The closest airport is Moab, Utah


Moab- Colorado Riverway Recreation Area
82 Dogwood Ave, Moab, Utah 84532 United States