Slickhorn East Fork First Ruin

Round Trip Distance: 0.5 miles
Difficulty: Moderate
Elevation: 6123 - 6186 feet
Cellphone: 0-2 bars
Time: 1 hr.
Trailhead: Slickhorn East Fork
Fee: $5/day, $10/week/person
Attractions: cliff dwelling

This cliff dwelling is the first ruin that can be found in the main branch of the East Fork of Slickhorn Canyon in the Cedar Mesa area west of Blanding, Utah. The ruin is completely hidden from view other than from certain points along the east rim of the canyon. It can easily be visited along with the short hikes to the Bighorn Ruins and the Caprock Ruin while in the area or the longer hike down the East Fork that takes in some other sites.