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A hiker in southern Utah has found what appear to be old Spanish

A hiker in southern Utah has found what appear to be old Spanish

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Follow the gravel path that angles towards the southwest and runs between some houses and a tree farm. When you reach Valley View Drive follow it to ...

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The trail loops around to the west and parallels the Gunnison river for several miles before rejoining the Old Spanish Trail about 8 miles from where you ...

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On this route the lower trailhead is 5 miles from the upper trailhead. A good alternative route back to the upper trailhead can be taken by continuing on ...

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Observant visitors may find evidence of historic Spanish carvings such as this grouping in the mid-section of the trail.

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