8 Things to Do in Hanksville That You Shouldn't Miss

Hanksville is a small town in Wayne County, Utah, United States, at the junction of State Routes 24 and 95. The population was 219 at the 2010 census.

1. Leprechaun Canyon

38°01'03. 3''n 110°32'13. 7''w, Hanksville, UT Nature & Parks, Canyons
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5 based on 8 reviews

Leprechaun Canyon

Reviewed By snuffcat69 - Ogden, UtahOgden, Utah

A nice road-side slot adventure

A variety of terrain and canyon types to explore within a mile from road- where there is a convenient place to park. Very low-key/not very popular, we were all alone when we went, but a must see if you have a few hours to burn driving buy, beautiful littl

2. Hollow Mountain

40 N S.r. 95, Hanksville, UT 84734 Sights & Landmarks, Architectural Buildings, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Hollow Mountain

Reviewed By BradJill - Hong Kong, ChinaHong Kong, China

Landmark petrol station carved into the rock at Hanksville

Hollow Mountain is a point of interest in tiny Hanksville, Utah that you may have read about in Utah Scenic Drive publications. This is a recommended detour for those traveling along US Bicentennial Highway 95. Here you find where innovative types blasted

3. Hanksville-Burpee Dinosaur Quarry

Hanksville, UT Nature & Parks, Geologic Formations
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Hanksville-Burpee Dinosaur Quarry

Reviewed By wfhoscar - Houston, TexasHouston, Texas

Jurassic dinosaur excavation at the Hanksville-Burpee Dinosaur Quarry

Great chance to tour dinosaur excavation during an active dig. Located outside of Hanksville, Utah the on-site tours are only available during part of the active digging season so check with BLM office in Hanksville for timing and directions to dig. The c

4. Horseshoe Canyon

Canyon, Hanksville, UT Sights & Landmarks, Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites
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Horseshoe Canyon

Reviewed By drdroad - MORENO VALLEYMORENO VALLEY

The Best

Gorgeous canyon full of ancient Rock Art. One panel considered probably the most outstanding in the USA. Somewhat difficult hike out, otherwise not hard but just beautiful.

5. Little Egypt Geologic Site

SR95, Hanksville, UT Nature & Parks, Geologic Formations
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Little Egypt Geologic Site

Reviewed By Formulaman

Mini version of Goblin Valley

Don't bother visiting this place unless you won't have the chance to visit Goblin Valley State Park. Little Egypt is a very small place with a few of the "goblin" rock formations that you'll find in Goblin Valley. There's no hiking trails and you can see

6. The Wolverton Mill

380 E 100 N, Hanksville, UT 84734 Sights & Landmarks, Historic Sites
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The Wolverton Mill

Reviewed By BradJill - Hong Kong, ChinaHong Kong, China

Very interesting historic mill on display in Hanksville

The Wolverton Mill is the unique and historic wooden mill on display outside the BLM office in Hanksville, Utah. It is available for free viewing 24 hours a day .Here you will find the dual purpose ore mill and sawmill constructed by pioneer, Edward Thatc

7. Get In The Wild

Enter a destinationHanksville, UT, USA
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Get In The Wild

Get In The Wild Adventures offers a wide range of wilderness trips and courses in the most beautiful, rugged and awe-inspiring canyons in America. We operate in locations that few other guide services go including the Dirty Devil/Robber's Roost Wilderness, Fiddler Butte Wilderness, French Springs Wilderness, Goblin Valley/San Rafael Swell and Capitol Reef National Park. From exciting hiking, backpacking, canyoneering and photography tours to family adventure vacations, vehicle basecamp vacations, Yoga In The Wild retreats and hard core expeditions. We have trips and programs for adventurers of all ages, interests and skill levels. Extraordinary Adventure Vacations in Southern Utah's Wildest Places!

Reviewed By willida1128 - Salt Lake City, UtahSalt Lake City, Utah

Canyoneering adventure

I had another phenomenal 2-day trip. This time I got to bring some of my friends and family on their first canyoneering trip and they had a blast. Christopher is a wonderful guide and teacher. I’ve learned so much from him on my trips with Get in the Wild. Exploring the canyons with him is one of my favorite Utah experiences, and I’ve learned so much about canyoneering from him. One of our days, Shane guided us. He did a wonderful job too teaching people through their first canyon and demonstrating safe desert hiking practices. I highly recommend traveling with Get in the Wild. Hi Diantha,Thank you very much for your review. It was certainly a pleasure getting out in the canyons with you again. We take great pride in operating our canyoneering tours in a way that is not only fun and exciting, but educational as well. I am happy that the skills that you learned empowered you with confidence in reaching your objectives. We certainly enjoyed your participation and hope to Get In The Wild with you again in the future.Sincerely,ChristopherOwner/Lead GuideGet In The Wild Adventures

8. Hanksville Tours And Motor Sports Rentals

Enter a destinationHanksville, UT, USA
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Hanksville Tours And Motor Sports Rentals

Reviewed By joelovesshann - Salt Lake City, UtahSalt Lake City, Utah

Great Job - Lots of Options and Very Accomodating at a Fair Price!

Our family took a tour of the Robbers Roost area. The tour guide, Bob, spent the day with us. He knew the area, was very accommodating and flexible with our schedule taking us to what we wanted to see as well other points of interest, personable, and professional. Hanksville tours pricing was very good and their booking agent was very friendly and responsive. Our family had a wonderful time! We are looking forward to coming back to take a tour of the Horseshoe Canyon area with Hanksville tours. Thank you for a great experience and a fun trip!

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