Birdseye Trail #33097

Birdseye Trailhead

Birdseye Trail #33097 takes you through the vivid orange and scarlete geologic formations known as hoodoos overlooking Highway 12, offereing a birdseye view. This trail connects to both Photo Trail and Hoodoo Trail. The Red Canyon Bicycle Trail can be used to make a nice 1.5 mile round trip hike. Picnic tables are available at the Red Canyon Visitor Center.

Printable Map and Guide

Birdseye View I Birdseye view III Birdseye view IIII

At a Glance

Usage: Medium
Closest Towns: Panguitch, UT
Water: Available at Red Canyon Visitor Center.
Restroom: Flush toilets available at Red Canyon Visitor Center.
Information Center: Red Canyon Visitor Center: 435-676-2676

General Information


Drive east 3 miles from US 89 on SR12.  The Birdseye Trail is the first trailhead on your left that you will come to after you enter Red Canyon.  After driving past the Thunder Mountain trailhead on the right, there will be a turn out for parking on both sides of the road.  Then walk to the north until you find the Birdseye Trail trailhead sign. This trail will take you to the Red Canyon Visitor Center.  The Birdseye trail can also be accessed from the west side of the Red Canyon Visitor Center.

General Notes:
  • Trail is open to: hiking

Recreation Map

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  Area/Length : 
.7 mile one-way

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  Elevation : 
7,120 feet - 7,240 feet range