Peavine Canyon Trail

Area Status: Unreachable

The Peavine Canyon Trail #157 is 5.0 miles long.  It begins at Forest Road #108 (Dry Mesa) and ends at Forest Road #089 (Peavine Corridor).  This trail begins on an old logging road before dropping 0.5 miles through aspen groves.  After 1.0 mile, the trail hits the bottom of Peavine Canyon and follows the creek and riparian area, crossing the creek multiple times.  This trail begins out of designated wilderness but crosses into it after 1.5 miles.  The last 3.5 miles are in designated wilderness.


Elevation Change:

South West End (Road #108):  8,395 feet

North East End (Road #089):    7,303 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: Light
Restrictions: Open to: Hiking and Horseback Riding.
Closest Towns: Blanding and Monticello, UT
Water: Water is only seasonally available in Peavine Canyon. Users should carry water and purifying kit.
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 30.2 miles.  Turn right onto UT-275N/Natural Bridge and travel 0.7 miles.  Take the 1st right onto Elk Mountain (Elk Ridge Road #088) and travel 7.9 miles.  Sharp left onto Co Rd 256/Co Rd 268 (Dry Mesa Road #180) and travel 1.9 miles to Peavine Canyon Trail #157.

General Notes:

Latitude: 37 39' 36.3"N

Longitude: 109 52' 55.9"W

Datum: NAD83

Position Format: Degrees Minutes Seconds (hddd mm' ss.s")

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