Upper Two Mile Trail

Area Status: Open

Upper Two Mile Trail #981 is 4.0 miles long and travels along Two-Mile Creek through ponderosa pine and Gambel oak forest.  It begins at Forest Road #072 (Lower Two-Mile) and can be connected with open trails on State Trust lands. This trail ascends northward along the banks of Twomile Creek.  This trail can be combined with a variety of other trails and roads to create multiple loop routes. Other trails to consider combining to make a loop include: #979 (Lower Two-Mile), #983 (Trinity Canyon), #980 (Two-Mile Connector) as well as various State Trust Land Trails and Roads.  Forest Roads to consider combining with this trail to make a loop include: #072 (Lower Two-Mile), #743, #744, #745, #746, #747, #748, #201 (Hang Dog), #202 (Hop Creek), #203 (Dry Draw) as well as various State Trust Land Trails.


Elevation Change:

South End (Road #072):  7,063 feet / 2,153 meters

North End (FS Bndry):      8,064 feet / 2,458 meters

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: Weather and snow melt will affect open and closing. Please call the Moab Ranger District for current conditions, 435-259-7155.
Usage: Medium
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: La Sal, UT
Water: Two-Mile Creek is an perennial stream but is unreliable. Users should carry their own water.
Restroom: None
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Moab Ranger District (435) 259-7155

General Information


From La Sal, head east on UT-46 and continue 7.0 miles.  At Old La Sal, turn left onto Co Rd #125/Forest Road #072 (Lower Two Mile) and travel approximately 3.5 miles to Upper Two-Mile Trail #981 located on your left.

General Notes:

Latitude: 38 21' 18.2"N

Longitude: 109 07' 10.5"W

Datum: NAD 83

Position Format: Degrees Minutes Seconds

Recreation Map

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Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking on motorized trail

Day Hiking


Horse Riding

OHV Trail Riding

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  Area/Length : 
4.0 miles

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