Wagonwheel Trail

Area Status: Open

The Wagonwheel Trail #168 is 3.1 miles long.  The southern end of this trail is located off of Forest Road #084 (Recapture) and the northern end is at Forest Road #087 (South Creek).  This relatively flat trail crosses Verdure Creek and travels through ponderosa pine forest for a pleasant trip.  This trail is also the access trail for Forest Trail #462 (West Wagon Loop Trail) and which connects to Forest Trail #016 (Camp Jackson) to create a loop.  

Elevation Change:

South End (#084):  8,143 feet 

North End (#087):   8,700 feet

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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.
Usage: Heavy
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: Water is unavailable on this trail. Users should carry water.
Restroom: Vault toilet at southern trailhead.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Monticello Ranger District (435) 587-2041

General Information


From Monticello, head south on US-191 approximately 8.9 miles.  Turn right onto Co Rd 110/Dude Ranch (Blue Mountain Ranch Road #50082) and continue approximately 2.2 miles.  Turn left onto Recapture Road #084 and travel approximately 2.8 miles to Wagonwheel Trail #168 located on your right.

General Notes:

Latitude: 37 46' 48.3"N

Longitude: 109 26' 48.6"W

Datum: NAD 83

Position Format: Degrees Minutes Seconds

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