Horse Canyon Trail

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The Horse Canyon Trail #5076 is 5.1 miles long.  It begins at SR31 and ends at Miller Flat Road #50014.  This trail is located along the bottom and south facing slope of Horse Canyon.  It climbs 1970 feet from trailhead in Huntington Canyon (7,618 feet) to the top of East Mountain (9,600 feet) and then descends to the Miller Flat Road at 8,713 feet.  The trail begins in spruce/fir habitat and climbs through aspen groves and open meadows.  It is possible to travel up this trail and then return to Huntington Canyon via Left Hand Fork Trail #5131 and Scad Valley Trail #5388.  A loop trip including these two trails would require a vehicle shuttle or walk about 1 mile along the highway.  Total length would be 14 miles.


Difficulty Level:  More Difficult

Elevation Change:

East End (SR31):                 7,618 feet

West End (Road #50014):  8,713 feet

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: Trail conditions vary widely with weather events and during spring runoff.  Check with the Ferron District for updated information.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Open to:  Hiking, Mountain Biking, and Horseback Riding.
Closest Towns: Huntington, UT
Water: Drinking water is available at Forks of Huntington Campground.
Restroom: Facilities are available at Forks of Huntington Campground.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Ferron/Price Ranger District (435) 384-2372

General Information


From Huntington, head north on Main Street toward 100 North.  Turn west onto UT-31 and travel approximately 16.9 miles to Horse Canyon Trail #5076 located on your left.

General Notes:

Latitude: 39 29' 28.2"N

Longitude: 111 09' 27.9"W

Datum: NAD 83

Position Format: Degrees Minutes Seconds

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