Little Egypt

Hoodoo with Henrys in the distance

Little Egypt Hoodoo

This interesting geologic oddity sits just west of Hwy 95 about 25 miles south of Hanksville. ┬áThe red and white formations somewhat resemble those of Goblin Valley farther north. One incredibly tall hoodoo known at the “Torch” rewards those who explore up a northern gully. The area is accessed via a gravel road which parallels the highway. No amenities exist, though primitive car camping is available. The area is popular with ATV riders who enjoy a network of back-roads running through the nearby foothills.

Thru-hikers connecting the Henry Mountains to Poison Springs Canyon can access the area fairly easily. The Hayduke Trail passes to the north and a lower elevation route goes over Pennellen Pass to the south.

Little Egypt

Little Egypt with the Henry in the distance

The Torch

The Torch

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