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Hidden Secrets - Fremont Indian State Park Trail #8

Explore the cliffs and grasslands in a part of the park that we have done a pretty good job of keeping a secret.
Rating: 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 0.6 miles
Duration: Less than 1 hour

Overview :  Fremont Indian State Park is located along I-70 in central Utah. Admission to the park is $6 per vehicle. Camping is available at... more »

Tips:  This trail is moderate difficulty but is appropriate for the whole family. Elevation gain is less than 100ft.

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Points of Interest

1. Trailhead 1

Access to the trail from the end of the Canyon Overlook Trail (#7).

2. Trailhead 2

Access to the trail from the Court of Ceremonies Trail (#6) at the fork in the bottom of the canyon just past marker 4.

3. Trailhead 3

Access to the trail from the Court of Ceremonies Trail (#6) at the fork near the top of the ridge near marker 5.

4. Trailhead 4

Access to the trail from the reconstructed pithouse at the northeast corner of the visitor center parking lot. Follow the trail going north into Coyote Canyon. In about 0.4 miles, this trail will connect with the Hidden Secret Trail. While in Coyote Canyon, look for the rock that is shaped like an elephant. A fence crosses the canyon. Follow it a ... More

5. Petroglyph Panel

The petroglyph panel located on a prominent south facing cliff is the high point of the Hidden Secrets Trail. This panel is interesting because of the intricacy in which the desert bighorn sheep (and deer) are drawn and the detail of the creation story in which wavy lines separate each world. The shield figure is similar to a Hopi calendar. The... More