Grizzly Ridge Yurt Lookout/Cabin


Photo of the Grizzly Ridge Yurt

This yurt provides year-round primitive lodging for forest visitors. Pines and aspens surround the site, offering some shade. Wildlife and summer wildflowers are abundant.

At a Glance

Reservations: Grizzly Ridge Yurt is open for reservations all months except November, April, and May. The site is closed to the public during wet periods and muddy conditions during these months.  This site can be reserved at . 
Fees $50/night for unit
Usage: Light
Restrictions: No animals are allowed in the yurt.
Closest Towns: Vernal, Utah
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Directions from Vernal, UT: Take US Highway 191 (Vernal Ave) north from Vernal approximately 25.5 miles. Slow down as you approach the snowdrift fence along the curve in the road; look for the jeep road at the gap in the fence. Turn left (northwest) onto Forest Road #181 (jeep trail at gap in snow drift fence). Once on FR #181, reset travel odometer to 0 and continue straight: At 0.5 miles. Continue straight on FR #181 at junction (look for blue Little Brush Creek sign) At 0.8 miles. Continue straight (northwest) on FR #181 at next junction (look for blue Grizzly Ridge sign) At 0.9 miles. Continue on FR #181/Trail #152B At 1 mile. Take right fork and head north on Forest Trail #152B At 1.5 miles. Stay right to meet up with ski trail At 1.9 miles. Go left to merge with ski trail that winds up the road At 2.7 miles. Look for Yurt on left (south) side of road/trail UTM = 626656E, 4511378N Follow the mileage indications above and look for signs on the ground when traveling to Grizzly Ridge Yurt. Leave with plenty of time to arrive at the yurt before dark. A high-clearance vehicle equipped with four-wheel drive (4WD) is required to access the yurt.



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