Canyonlands and Eastern Utah

Mule Canyon Ruins

This is an Ancestral Pueblo (Anasazi) ruin site with many ruined towers and cliff dwellings. I had read about this site some time ago and was eager to go check it out. The site is not hard to reach, but hours of hiking and climbing are required to reach some of the ruins. I certainly wasn’t able to explore it all and need to return. The canyon bottom has a creek that probably has water all year and the people who lived here likely farmed crops.

The towers are on the canyon rim and the ruins are in hard or nearly impossible to reach places. Everything seemed very defensive in nature.

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