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Huber Wash, near Zion, Utah

Huber Wash is one of several drainages that carry water from deep within the Zion wilderness on the south western part of the Zion lowlands. There are several outcropping petrified logs in the cliffs at the end of the hike.

Overall rating = easy

Distance: 4.4 miles – moderate
Elevation gain: ~390 feet – easy
Terrain: Hard packed sand wash with a few rocky obstructions – easy
Exposure: none – easy

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Getting There

Access to this wash is either from SR9, 8.1 miles east of the post office in Virgin, Utah, or from SR9, 1.4 miles west of the steel bridge in Rockville.

There is a gate at the highway which allows access to a power plant inside. A rough gravel road runs past the power plant to the trail head. This gate is unlocked and driving to the trail head is permitted. We walked the distance which added 1 mile to our round trip hike.

The hike starts just outside the Zion National Park boundary.

The Trail

From the end of the access road travel west and down a slight hill to the Zion boundary gate. From here follow Huber wash to the end of the main wash which is blocked by a pour over. At this location there are several petrified logs sticking out of the cliff on the eastern side of the wash.

You can hike further by scrambling up a slope on the left about 100 yards back from the end. We did not go further at this time.

Here are some of the pictures we took on March 9, 2018.