Nature Trail

Kodachrome Basin State Park, Ut

Walk, Read, Learn, Explore, Enjoy

Difficulty: Accessible

Length: 0.4 mi
Elevation Gain: 27 ft
Approximate Hiking Time: 10-20 min
Features: Outdoor Learning Adventure
Nearest Town: Cannonville, Ut

 Hiking the accessible Nature Trail is a must see for those who love outdoor museums, want to get up close to a towering spire, and see a selection of the flora and fauna.  Mormon Tea anyone?

  • Trail Condition 100% 100%
  • Usage 80% 80%
  • Trail Head Easy to Find 80% 80%
  • Kid Friendly 100% 100%

Hike Highlights

1. Stand by a Spire

The spire in the nature trail is one of the most accessible making it easy to reach and stand beside!

2. Learning Library

Take the time to read the informational signs as you walk along the Nature Trail.

3. Accessible

Nature Trail is hard packed and a trail that can be enjoyed by everyone.

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Hike Overview

Trailhead Directions

Nature Trail is located 3 miles from the entrance and Visitor Center of Kodachrome State Park. 

The trailhead has information signs, restrooms, and showers.  Note that showers require a small fee for non-campers, but may be the best showers of any state park we’ve been to.

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Hike Details

From the trailhead follow the hardpack trail as it meanders around a slickrock hill.  Signs direct traffic in a counterclockwise direction along the path although the trail can be taken either way. 

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Watch for the inspirational and informational signs along the path.  Several signs are posted in front of different plants describing the plant and its traditional uses.  


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Around the middle of the trail stands a spire.  It’s possible to get up close to this one without having to hike too far.  If you look towards the campground you’ll see another spire on the ridge.  This spire may be one of the most photographed in the park….

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Why is this hike rated accessible?

The trail is hardpack making it accessible to strollers and wheelchairs.  Strollers with very small, narrow wheels may need a good push.  

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Check out this and more hikes in and around Kodachrome Basin State Park and Cannonville, Ut.

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