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HIKE & Learn: Scenic Vistas of Monument Expansion

Register for Hike & Learn.

Hike leader, Dr. Michael Parker, SOU professor and biologist will guide a visit to Vulture Rock to take in some beautiful vistas overlooking many of the newly protected areas.

Hike Duration: about 4-5 hours. Length: 2-4 miles depending on number of stops.

Level: Moderate to Hard. There will be some elevation change, some easy scrambling (optional) and limited trail access.

On the day of the hike:

  • Be sure to bring a sense of adventure.
  • Wear comfortable hiking shoes
  • Bring plenty of water
  • Bring lunch and snacks
  • Additional items: Hat, Sunscreen, Walking Sticks, Binoculars, Hand Lens
  • Bring layers

Be considerate of the group and meet on time at the designated location.

Practice hike ethics and leave no trace. Learn more.

Limited facilities. Facilities will not be available at many of the stops on Saturday.

Directions: To carpool, meet at 8:30 am in the Shop n’ Kart parking lot (corner of Ashland Street and Tolman Creek Road) Park at the west end, near the Oil Stop.