10 miles west of Grand Junction
Grand Junction, CO 81505

Rattle Snake Arches loop is a hidden gem to Grand Junction. Following this trail will take the user to Rattle Snake Canyon, which contains the second highest concentration of arches in the U.S. It is an adventurous trail that hikers cannot miss, filled with beautiful views, arches, big horn sheep, sandstone canyons, and more.

This trail is moderately difficult, taking around 6 hours to complete. Food and water is recommended to replenish energy along the hike. Dogs are not recommended to bring along as rock surfaces become extremely hot.

Difficulty: Moderately Difficult

Length: 13.5 miles

Activities:Hiking/Nature Trails
Difficulty:Moderately Difficult
Location:Colorado National Monument (within 5 mi.)
Suitable For Ages:Adults (18+)
Time to Experience:Half day