Six-Mile Loop

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This loop ride is 42 miles long and begins at the Six-Mile turn off east of Sterling, UT.  Travel approximately 8.2 miles up Six-Mile Canyon Road #50047 (Arapeen Route #35).  Turn left (north) onto Forest Road #50231 (Arapeen Route #38) and continue approximately 6.9 miles onto Skyline Drive #50150 (Arapeen Route #1). Turn right (south) onto Skyline Drive and continue approximately 7.0 miles.  Turn right (north) at the Twleve Mile Junction onto Forest Road #50022 (Arapeen Route #2) and travel approximately 2.2 miles down canyon.  Turn right (north) onto the Six-Mile Road again (Arapeen Route #35) and continue for approximately 17.5 miles back to the Six-Mile turn off to complete your ride.

Difficulty Level:  More Difficult

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Trail conditions vary widely with weather events and during spring runoff.  Check with the Sanpete Ranger District for updated information.
Open Season: May
Usage: Medium
Restrictions: Open to:  Foot, Bike, Horse, OHV and Full size vehicles (depending on the section).
Closest Towns: Sterling, UT
Water: Drinking water available at Twelve Mile Flat Campground.
Restroom: Facilities at Twelve Mile Flat Campground and Six-Mile Ponds.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Sanpete Ranger District (435) 283-4151

General Information


From US-89, turn east onto Palisade Rd and travel 1.4 miles.   The Six-Mile turn off will be located on your right.

General Notes:

Latitude: 39 11' 57.6"

Longitude: 111 40' 05.0"

Datum: NAD 83

Position Format: Degrees Minutes Seconds

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