Chimney Park/Horse Flat Trail

Area Status: Open

The Chimney Park/Horse Flat Trail #010 is 4.9 miles long.  It begins at Forest Road #106 (South Cottonwood) and ends at Forest Road #088 (North Elk Ridge).  This trail is very steep and may be slippery following rain/snow events.  This trail can be combined with Elk Ridge Road (#088) and Forest Trail #445 (Gooseberry Trail) and South Cottonwood (#106) to create a loop.  This trail and #445 (Gooseberry Trail) include steep sections which maybe problematic for novice horseback and motorized vehicle riders.  Please use caution, know your limits and respect them.


Elevation Change:

South East End (Road #106):   6,351 feet

North West End (Road #088):  8,431 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: Medium
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: Blanding and Monticello, UT
Water: User should carry their own water.
Restroom: None
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Monticello Ranger District (435) 587-2041

General Information


From Blanding, head south on US-191 S/S Main St and travel 3.9 miles.  Turn right onto UT-95 N and travel 6.3 miles.  Turn right onto Co Rd 228/South Cottonwood (#106)/South Elks (#092) and travel 10.9 miles to Chimney Park/Horse Flat #010.

General Notes:

Latitude: 37 46' 03.3"N

Longitude: 109 42' 03.6"W

Datum: NAD 83

Position Format: Degrees Minutes Seconds

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