San Rafael Swell

The San Rafael Swell is a remarkable geologic area based around a large “wrinkle” in the earth’s crust, much like the nearby Waterpocket Fold in Capitol Reef National Park. Thanks to its unique geology, it features sandstone trails unlike anywhere else. It also has some of the most unique and adventurous slot canyons that the Colorado Plateau has to offer, such as Crack Canyon and Little Wild Horse Canyon. Farther north, the Little Grand Canyon overlook provides a dramatic overlook of an immense canyon below.
San Rafael Swell Trails

Hiker in Little Wild Horse Canyon
Hiker in Crack Canyon