Moonhouse Trail Questions

Shelley Berg

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We are planning on hiking into Owl Creek and doing a day hike to Moonshine. Does anyone know how many miles it is from the confluence at the top of Owl Creek to the Moonhouse ruin?
 

Bob

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You will need a separate permit to visit Moonhouse than to hike in canyons on Cedar Mesa. It's about 7 miles one way from the jct of Fish / Owl creek to Moonhouse. There is a couple decent pouroffs to negotiate. Some of it is brushy and just use trails. I'd do the Owl / Fish creek loop camping, then do Moonhouse from the car park TH.
 

Shelley Berg

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Thanks for the info. Just to confirm, you are saying it's about 7 miles one way from the top confluence of Owl/Fish loop to the Moonhouse ruin?
 

Bob

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Confluence where Owl creek meets Fish creek....... not giving anything away as Moonhouse is well known. Check out on GoogleEarth

Owl Creek.jpg
 
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