Cove Lake - Willow Bunch Trail

Area Status: Open

The Cove Lake - Willow Bunch Trail #5008 (Arapeen Route #73) is 3 miles long and provides a connection between Forest Road #50031 east of Duck Fork Reservoir and Forest Road #50131 south of Cove Lake.  It travels through aspen and open sagebrush/grass.

Difficulty Level:  More Difficult

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Trail conditions vary widely with weather events and during spring runoff. Check with the Ferron District office for updated information.
Open Season: May
Usage: Medium
Restrictions: Open to:  Hiking, Mountain Biking, Horseback Riding, Off Highway Vehicles (OHV) less than or equal to 50 inches wide. This trail is not accessible during the time that gates on Ferron Canyon Road #50022 are closed to protect resources.
Closest Towns: Manti, Ephraim and Ferron, UT
Water: Drinking water is available at Ferron Reservoir Campground.
Restroom: Facility is available at Duck Fork Reservoir Campground.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Ferron/Price Ranger District (435) 384-2372

General Information


From Ephraim, turn east onto 400 South and travel approximately 0.4 miles.  Turn right onto 300 East/Canyon Rd and travel approximately 14.8 miles.  Turn right onto Skyline Drive and continue approximately 5.3 miles.  Turn left onto Forest Road #50131 and travel approximately 4.4 miles to where road ends and trail begins.

General Notes:

Latitude: 39 12' 34.4"N

Longitude: 111 25' 25.3"W

Datum: NAD 83

Position Format: Degrees Minutes Seconds

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  Area/Length : 
3 miles

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  Elevation : 
8800' - 9440'