Shay Ridge Trail
The Shay Ridge Trail #162 is 5.0 miles long. It begins at Forest Road #104 (Shay Ridge) and ends at Forest Road #354 (Jackson Ridge). The trail travels through pine, fir and aspen forests and provides outstanding views of the surrounding canyon country. Several sections of the trail are exposed. Many trail loops can be made using this trail and other area trails. Those trails include: Red Ledges #019, Red Ledges Access Trail #160, Robertson Pasture #020 and Aspen Flat #018. To complete these loops, Forest Roads #079 (North Creek) and #354 (Jackson Ridge) are also used.
North End (Road #104): 8,530 feet
South End (Road #354): 10,305 feet
At a Glance
|Current Conditions:||Trail conditions vary widely with weather events and during spring runoff. Check with the Monticello Ranger District for updated information.|
|Restrictions:||Open to: Hiking, Mountain Biking, Horseback Riding, Motorcycle Trail Riding, Off Highway Vehicles (OHV) less than or equal to 50 inches wide.|
|Closest Towns:||Monticello and Blanding, UT|
|Water:||Bring your own water for day trips.|
|Operated By:||Forest Service|
|Information Center:||Monticello Ranger District (435) 587-2041|
From Monticello, turn west onto 200 South and stay left at the Y onto Abajo Dr., continue on North Creek (FH 49- Loop/Harts Draw) approximately 12 miles. Turn left onto Forest Road #100 (Spring Lake) and travel approximately 1.1 miles. Turn right onto Forest Road #104 (Shay Ridge) and travel approximately 6.0 miles to Shay Ridge Trail #162 located on your left.
Latitude: 37 52' 59.7"N
Longitude: 109 33' 45.7"W
Datum: NAD 83
Position Format: Degrees Minutes Seconds
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
Mountain BikingMountain Biking on motorized trail
OHV Trail Riding
Open to all OHVs that are 50" or less in width.