Kanab's Red Rock ATV Jamboree

May 4 - May 7, 2022

Join us for the third annual Kanab Red Rock ATV Jamboree, where there are endless riding opportunities on the Montezuma Trail System in beautiful Southern Utah!

Red Rock ATV Jamboree

Registration coming soon for the 2022 year!

Rides are limited to 21 Riders per ride.

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For more information please contact the Kane County Events Staff @ (435)644-3696.

 

Kanab’s Red Rock ATV Jamboree will take place May 4th – May 7, 2022 in the heart of Red Rock Country. Sign up today for 3 days of breakfasts & 2 nights of dinners, 15-19 rides per day, swag bags, and a chance to win prizes at the end of the weekend all for only $150 per person. Kids 12 and under ride free, unless requesting a lunch, then they will need to be registered. (Please let us know if, and how many are attending) If your child has their OHV Driver Certification and/or would like to drive their own OHV they will need to register as a rider.

 

You will find yourself lost in the beauty of local hidden gems such as: Dinosaur Tracks, Native American Ruins & Writings, Sand Dunes, Slot Canyons, Scenic Vistas, Alcoves, and Historic Movie & Pioneer sites all along the Montezuma Trail System in Kane County. Each trail will be rated depending on skill level, so bring family & friends of all ages! There will be numerous OHV fun on our guided rides by the UT/AZ ATV Club in the Red Rock Canyons of Kane County, Utah. In the past, the UT/AZ ATV Club has hosted a fantastic Fun Run for riders all over the southwest, for a third year we are working together to bring the OHV community an amazing Jamboree in scenic Kanab, Utah. Check out the video below from previous ATV Fun Run hosted by the UT/AZ ATV Club. Please note that a pre-registration waiver is required for all drivers.

Join us for an ice cream social Wednesday, May 4th, 2022 6:30 PM, at Jacob Hamblin Park. Check in, pick up your swag bag, learn more about each days’ itineraries, and get to know other riders.

You’ll want to stay longer or return to Kanab often to experience all that is offered in the region for OHV recreation. A day riding the Montezuma Trails will offer the solitude and grandeur of endless views and horizons void of crowds. You’ll often find yourself feeling as if you have the trails all to yourself, making your visit even more magical! Kanab is centrally located to three National Parks; Grand Canyon-North Rim, Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, 5 National Monuments, Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park, Dixie National Forest, and our own Montezuma OHV Trail System. Find your magic in basecamp Kanab and join us as Kane County presents, Kanab’s Red Rock ATV Jamboree!

 

 

 

Red Rock ATV Jamboree 2022 Itinerary

 

Wednesday, May 4

-6:30pm Ice Cream Social at Jacob Hamblin Park, 566 N 100 E, Kanab, UT 84741

 

Thursday, May 5

– 6:30 am- 7:30 am Breakfast at Kanab Center

– 7:30 am Lunch Pick up at Kanab Center (Sack Lunches to take on your ride for each day are optional and participants must pay for their own lunch. Cost per day for each lunch is $10.00 and must be ordered in advance.)

– 7:30 am to 8:30 am Line-Up for Ride Departure – Please check your departure time on the ride you have chosen, rides leave at different times

– 6 pm Sharp: Dutch Oven Dinner at the old Movie Fort (ATV Parade will be leaving from the Kanab Center to Fort through downtown Kanab, please be ready to leave the Kanab Center by 5:30 pm so everyone can ride together (4 miles))

Friday May 6

– 6:30 am – 7:30 am Breakfast at Kanab Center

– 7:30 am Lunch pick up at Kanab Center (Sack Lunches to take on your ride for each day are optional and participants must pay for their own lunch. Cost per day for each lunch is $10.00 and must be ordered in advance.)

– 7:30 am to 8:30 am Line-Up for Ride Departure – Please check your departure time on the ride you have chosen, rides leave at different times

– On your own for dinner. **Please go out and support our local restaurants & sponsors!**

Saturday May 7

– 6:30 am – 7:30 am Breakfast at Kanab Center

– 7:30 am Lunch pick up at Kanab Center (Sack Lunches to take on your ride for each day are optional and participants must pay for their own lunch. Cost per day for each lunch is $10.00 and must be ordered in advance.)

– 7:30 am to 8:30 am Line-Up for Ride Departure – Please check your departure time on the ride you have chosen, rides leave at different times

– 6 pm Dinner at the Kanab Center. Prizes will be given at that time.

 

 

 

Kanab’s Red Rock ATV Jamboree Rides 2021

***Note***
Rides are limited to 21 Riders and some rides may fill up fast.

 

Island in the Sky

Advanced

815am Departure – Full Day Ride – 45 miles

Leave from Kanab and ride from Hog Canyon Trailhead. This moderate ride will take you to the Mansard petroglyphs. These petroglyphs are very large in size, unique, and are different than most because they are on the ground vs high up on canyon walls. Watch where you step so you may help us respect and protect these beautiful petroglyphs. You may explore, as well as take in the incredible scenic views of surrounding Kanab. Return to Kanab by way of Sheep Spring and Ram Spring. Then take a quick jaunt over to the TV towers for another spectacular view of Kanab, then back to Kanab to end your ride.

**No trailering necessary, ATV’s and UTV’s are able to access bridge crossing at Kanab Creek, 72″ maximum on vehicles.**

 

 

Hoodoo Run

Moderate

8am Departure – Full Day Ride – 45 miles

Start at Crocodile/Johnson Canyon staging area, hop on your ride and follow our guides to the Cowboy Cave Petroglyphs, then we’ll circle around to the Red Pinnacles. Cutler Point is a sight to see! Then, we’ll explore Brown Canyon and the amazing Hoodoos! Next, we’ll cross John R Flat to the left hand fork of Hog Canyon to take in the sights at Weigh Station Point. On the ride back to the Crocodile/Johnson Canyon trailhead we will stop and see some Native American Waterglyphs. Learn about these incredible Native American Waterglyphs and why they were key to Native American survival in the Southwest.

 

Peekaboo

Moderate

8am Departure – Full Day – 40 miles

Join us at the Peekaboo Trailhead, 9 miles north of Kanab, for the start of this ride. You will start your trail off on a 2 track road and soon find yourself in tall Ponderosa Pine trees all leading to Peekaboo Slot Canyon. You will have the opportunity to hike the short .7 mile round trip hike through a 2-part slot canyon. While in Peekaboo, keep an eye out for the Moqui Steps carved into the sandstone from ancient ones before us. These and many other Moqui Steps in the area were created to help Native Americans climb into alcoves where they often had a granary for storage. After you hike, we will continue our ride to a white tower for a short hike to some unique petroglyphs. Hop back on your OHV for another quick ride past the “Three Bears” (three white mesas). We will then continue on our way crossing Kanab Creek, then across to John R Flat and into Kanab Canyon. In Kanab Canyon you will get to listen to the folklore surrounding the Underground Lake and discover amazingly intact pit house Indian ruins. Return through Best Friends Animal Sanctuary passing by the pet cemetary, Angels Rest and back to the Peekaboo trailhead to end your ride. Please be respectful of other vehicles, people and animals. Pay attention to road signage as this is a functioning sanctuary.

 

 

South Fork Indian Canyon

Moderate

815 am Departure – Full Day – 45 miles

Trailering 15 miles, we will be leaving from Clay Flat, over Harris Mountain to the Dry Lake Bed. We will continue our ride over the Sand Dunes to Lamb Springs. From Lamb Springs we will then continue to South Fork Indian Canyon. Explore beautiful pictographs at South Fork Indian Canyon, a 3/4 mile hike. We will then return to Clay Flat along a different scenic trail.

 

Shunesburg Maildrop

Moderate

8am Departure – Full Day – 40 miles

Start at Elephant Cove Trailhead and proceed to the Moccasin Mountain Dinosaur Track Site. These beautiful Dinosaur Tracks span across a large slick rock. Explore the long path of tracks while you visit. Then return to Elephant Cove trailhead for a ride to the south side of Elephant Butte as we pass Pine Springs. We will then continue to Goat Spring. Next, we will traverse the steps into Broad Hollow. The twisty, sandy trails are a blast to drive and riders will enjoy exceptional panoramic views of Zion National Park, Canaan Mountain, and Elephant Butte all along this scenic trail. We will then continue to the Shunesburg Maildrop for a short 1/2 mile walk to explore days gone by. While at the Maildrop, learn how our ancestors would deliver mail to the towns at the bottom of the mountain and take in views of the valley below. Return through Elephant Gap to Elephant Cove trailhead to end our ride for the day.

 

 

Warriors Walk

Moderate

8am Departure – Full Day – 40 miles

Starting at Clay Flat Staging area we will ride over Harris Mountain to the Virgin River Overlook to take in the views. Next, we will explore Warriors Walk – a long rock path on slick rock with seemingly no real destination or explanation. Take in the spectacular views of Zion National Park, and feel as if you are in the park itself. We will then continue our ride to Goat Spring, back to Harris Mountain and on to Yellow Jacket Road to explore the Red Knoll. Then we will make our way back to Clay Flat staging area to end our ride.

 

 

Poverty

Advanced

8am Departure – Full Day – 30 miles

For this ride, you will follow our great guides trailering 30 miles Northwest of Kanab to Zion Mountain Ranch Resort. Say hello to the buffalo as we pass by on our way to Poverty Staging Area. From the staging area we will begin to drop off through the beautiful White Cliffs with spectacular views of the Virgin River and Zion National Park. Travel on a 2-track road to the boundary of Zion National Park. Take in the views, and don’t forget your camera! There is much more to see on this ride!

 

Button Cabin

Moderate

8am Departure – Full Day – 30 miles

Leaving from the Kanab Center, follow the guide trailering 10 miles east of Kanab. Turning up Johnson Canyon, you will drive another 9 miles and meet up at the Nephi Pasture Trailhead to begin your ride. Join us as we take scenic Nephi Pasture Trail to beautiful Inchworm Arch. Once at the arch feel free to explore and hike down a slight hill to view this double arch and take many photos. Have your guide point out the Indian granary across the canyon. Continue through Nephi Pasture and Snake Canyon, to see both elephant arches and interesting rock formations, then by Button Cabin and onto Pink Cove as we return to the trailhead.

 

 

Seaman Wash

Advanced

8am Departure – Full Day – 40 miles

Follow our great guides, trailering 20 miles east of Kanab to the Seaman Wash Staging Area. Traveling up Seaman Wash to a moderate sandy hill past Neph Spring to Snake Canyon, to see elephant arches, and continuing to Nephi Point. Our ride will continue down a rocky descent to Finn Little and then down to Jenny’s Clay Hole. Then, crossing back over to Seaman Wash Staging Area. All along this trail you will be able to take in the scenic views of the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument and the White Cliffs. Bring your camera for some great photos!

 

Rad Ride – Savage Point

Extreme – Experienced Riders Only

830 am Departure – Full Day – 30 miles

Leave from the Kanab Center, riding to Hog Canyon Trailhead. We’ll start our Rad Ride by going up to the Kanab City View Overlook in the Hog Canyon Trail System. From Kanab City View Overlook, we will go over to the White Pinnacles across a 2-track trail to the “Big Hill”(you’ll see why it has this name), down the Mosdell Trail and then to Savage Point for lunch. We’ll return to Hog Canyon trailhead by way of the T.V. Towers for yet another spectacular view of Kanab.

**No trailering necessary, ATV’s and UTV’s are able to access bridge crossing Kanab Creek, 72″ maximum vehicle width. Vehicles wider than 72″ will need to continue on route 89 to Hog Canyon and wait for the group to reassemble.**

 

 

Toms Canyon 

 

Extreme/Expert

8am Departure – Full Day – 25 miles

 

Limited to side by sides, recommended 60” minimum width. Leave from Kanab Center riding to Hog Canyon OHV system. This is the roughest and most extreme trail in the Montezuma Trail System! Join us for this exciting ride! Take in the incredible views from Savage Point of the Canyons and Kanab City below. We will then return to Kanab by way of trail #5 to trail #7. Expect steep waterfalls, off camber trails, a lot of slick rock, very steep inclines & declines. Some obstacles have a by-pass option for those looking for an alternative, but not all.

**No trailering necessary, ATV’s and UTV’s are able to access bridge crossing Kanab Creek, 72″ maximum vehicle width. Vehicles wider than 72″ will need to continue on route 89 to Hog Canyon and wait for the group to reassemble.**

 

Diana’s Throne 

Extreme

830 am Departure – Full Day – 50 miles

 

Trailer 9 miles north to Peekaboo Trailhead. This is an extreme ride due to the crossing at Devil’s Throat with steep slick rock ascents and descents. We will begin our ride to the west as we explore spectacular slot canyons on private property.  The rest of the ride is rather moderate with spectacular views of Zion and the white cliffs beyond Diana’s Throne. This ride will include lunch courtesy of Thunderbird Restaurant at Mt. Carmel Junction. From Mt. Carmel Junction through the North Fork of the Virgin River we will make our way to Pucker Pass. From Pucker Pass we will continue on to Red Knoll to enjoy an incredible view of the surrounding Coral Pink Sand Dunes area. We will conclude our ride by returning to the Peekaboo Staging area.

 

 

East Clark Bench 

 

Moderate

8am Departure – Full Day – 40 miles

 

Trailer 1 hour east of Kanab – please plan accordingly. We will unload on the South side of Highway 89, 3 miles past the Paria River. This ride includes views of mystical White Columns rising out of the red slick rock. We will then travel to Swapp’s Hollow and the old Swapp Homestead as well as a small slot canyon. Returning by a different route, we will travel to a breathtaking view of Lake Powell and then on to Birthday Arch. As we head back to the staging area, we will go by one of the biggest windmills you will ever see and then conclude our ride.

 

 

Buckskin Wash

 

Moderate

8am Departure – Full Day – 60 miles

 

Trailer 30 minutes East of Kanab to Buckskin Wash, staging on the Kitchen Corral Road, we will then go north past an old Magnesium mine and onto the Rock House still used today by ranchers. On this ride we will see pictographs, petroglyphs, and an ancient Native American granary site. From the granary, we will pass by 5 Pine Spring and the Japanese Warrior. Continuing on, we will descend a dugway to Nipple Ranch and travel to an old oil well site with a great view of Paria River Canyon. Returning to the Nipple Ranch area we will go over North Swag through Swallow Park to Skutumpah Road traveling west to Deer Springs Ranch. From there, we will go down Deer Springs Wash and loop around to Wild Cat Spring. Finally, we will head south to Kitchen Corral Road returning to the staging area.

 

 

Kanab Overlook ( Ride cancelled for 2021)

Moderate

845 am Departure – Full Day – 20 miles –

 

This will be a ride from Kanab to Hog Canyon OHV Trail System. Follow the main trail system over slight slick rock as you experience great views of the White Cliffs. Then we will continue on to the TV Towers and the Kanab City Overlook. From the overlook we will travel on trail #3 on the City Loop with great views of Tom’s Canyon and the City of Kanab, returning to Kanab via the Hog Canyon Trail System.

**No trailering necessary, ATV’s and UTV’s are able to access bridge crossing at Kanab Creek, 72″ maximum on vehicles.**

 

Hidden Lake

Easy

8am Departure – Full Day – 25 miles

 

Trailer 9 miles north of Kanab to the Peekaboo Trailhead. Traveling over spectacular Sand Dunes, then east in Red Canyon Wash to Kanab Creek. After crossing Kanab Creek and seeing an old Pioneer Road Sign, we will then travel to John R Flat. Turning south, we will descend into Kanab Canyon to see the Native American Pit Houses and Hidden Lake. After exploring for some time we will cross Kanab Creek again at Crocodile Crossing. Traveling through Best Friends Animal Sanctuary and past the pet cemetery (Angels Rest), we will return to our staging area at the Peekaboo Trailhead. Please be respectful of other vehicles, people and animals. Pay attention to road signage as this is a functioning sanctuary.

 

 

Honeymoon Trail

 

Moderate
830 am Departure – Full Day – 40 miles

 

Trailer from Kanab 20 miles east to Seaman Wash staging area. From our staging area we will travel east to Petrified Hollow. We will then pick up the Great Western Trail/Honeymoon Trail and view the geological wonder that is Eagle Sink. Continuing on to Buckskin Mountain we will join the old pioneer Honeymoon Trail. (The Honeymoon Trail is the route Mormon Pioneers would take from Arizona to get to the St. George Temple to be married.) We will then proceed to the Honeymoon Trail Monument, returning to our staging area crossing Highway 89.

 

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