GREAT WESTERN TRAIL
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Cottonwood Wash Trail
Dark Valley Trail
Five Mile Wash
Fremont River Trail
Great Western Trail
Little Wild Horse Trail
Lower Bowns / Oak Creek Trail
Moonscapes and Goblins
North Caineville Mesa
Planets to the Past
Pleasant Creek Trail
Robber’s Roost Trail
Sam’s Mesa Trail
Sheets Gultch Trail
South Caineville Mesa
Swing Arm City
Thousand Views Trail
Velvet Ridge / Hell’s Hole
The main staging area for this trail is on the outskirts of Bicknell off Highway 24. You can stage at several different areas, as shown on the map.
ATV/Bike/Horse. You can do a loop, go back the way you came, or continue on to Dark Valley.
The distance from the Velvet Ridges Staging area to the Aquarius Ranger Station is 10 miles.
MODERATE – The lower three miles of the trail are difficult and rough.
Government Creek, Pine Creek, and Bullberry stream crossings. If you are biking, some parts are sandy, but it is not enough to cause the trail to become too difficult to ride.
TRAIL COORDINATES / POINTS OF INTEREST
|Velvet Ridges Staging Area||N 38d18’37” W 111d31’04”||38.310278||-111.517778|
|Hatchery Road Staging Area||N 38d18’16” W 111d31’07”||38.304444||-111.518611|
|Bullberry Staging Area||N 38d16’45” W 111d29’34”||38.279167||-111.492778|
|Pine Creek Reservoir Trailhead||N 38d12’35” W 111d34’14”||38.209722||-111.570556|
|USFS Aquarius Ranger Station||N 38d11’43” W 111d34’34”||38.195278||-111.576111|
|Pine Creek Reservoir||N 38d12’05” W 111d34’04”||38.201389||-111.567778|
|Dark Valley Staging Area||N 38d10’20” W 111d34’59”||38.172222||-111.583056|
This trail is designed for ATV, bicycle, and horse.
Even though this trail is maintained well, it is still wise to be aware of any potential problems that could arise due to bad weather.
Stay alert and aware of other people along the trail. Be respectful of other travelers and try to be cautious of them at all times.
If you want to camp over night where there are facilities, be sure to make reservations at the Aquarius Ranger Station in advance.
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