Camp Jackson Trail

Area Status: Open

The Camp Jackson Trail #016 is 3.9 miles long.  The southern end of this trail is at Forest Road #084 (Recapture) and travels northwest to Forest Road #386 which is a spur off of Forest Road #079 (North Creek).  While relatively flat, this trail does include some steep sections that may be difficult to negotiate.  The trail travels northward through pleasant ponderosa pine forest towards Camp Jackson Reservoir which is located on private land.  This trail is can also be accessed via Forest Trail #168 (Wagonwheel) and Forest Trail #462 (West Wagon Loop Trail).  Use of these trails can create a loop.


Elevation Change:

South East End (Road #084):  8,156 feet

North West End (Road #386):  8,959 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, and 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.
Restroom: Vault toilet available at Southern Camp Jackson/Wagon Wheel 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/Forest Road #082 (Blue Mountain Ranch) and continue approximately 2.2 miles.  Turn left onto Forest Road #084 (Recapture) and travel approximately 3.2 miles to Camp Jackson Trail #016 located on your right.   


From Blanding, head north on US-191 approximately 9.6 miles.  Turn left onto Forest Road #085 (Bulldog) and follow this road approximately 6.0 miles.  Turn left on Forest Road #084 (Recapture) and proceed 0.5 miles to the Camp Jackson Trail #016 located on your right.   



General Notes:

Latitude: 37 46' 52.8"N

Longitude: 109 27' 13.9"W

Datum: NAD 83

Position Format: Degrees Minutes Seconds

Recreation Map

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Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking on motorized trail

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Horse Riding

OHV Trail Riding


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