Photo by Bill Haggerty

The expansive Mee Canyon Alcove is located about a quarter-mile upstream from the bottom of the trail into this mystic canyon in the 75,000-acre Black Ridge Canyons Wilderness, which forms the core of the 122,300-acre McInnis Canyons NCA. The area was designated by Congress in October, 2000 as a “nationally significant resource…”

Check Mee out!

Mee Canyon one of area’s best hikes. But it’s not for the inexperienced.

Mee Canyon is on my list of top-five favorite local hikes. It’s not for the timid.
You must be flexible enough to crawl through a diminutive window arch on your way into this mystic canyon.
You must descend a Navajo-style ladder into a huge alcove that’s dwarfed by another alcove further into the canyon.

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