Red Ledges Trail


Closed to Mountain Biking and Motorcycle Riding from Oct 1 – May 15th

DescriptionThe Red Ledges Trail #019 is 5.0 miles long. It travels between Forest Trail #018 (Aspen Flat) and Forest Trail #020 (Robertson Pasture). Acess to this trail is from one of the aforementioned trails or off of Forest Trail #160 (Red Ledges Access Trail) off of Forest Road #079 (North Creek). Red Ledges Access Trail #160 intersects Red Ledges Trail #019 at its midpoint, where users can travel either west to intersect Aspen Flat Trail #018 or east to intersect Robertson Pasture Trail #020. From the east end of the trail the trail descends slightly for the first two miles before descending steeply into the Indian Creek basin. After crossing Indian Creek the trail ascends steeply towards the junction with Forest Trail #018 (Aspen Flat).

Many trail loops can be made using this trail and other area trails. Those trails include: Red Ledges Access Trail #160, Aspen Flat Trail #018, Robertson Pasture #020 and Shay Ridge #162. To complete these loops, Forest Road #079 (North Creek) is used.

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Open to:  Hiking, Mountain Biking, Horseback Riding, Motorcycle Riding.  Closed to Motorcycles from Oct 1 – May 15th

WaterThere is no water available on this trail, users should carry water

RestroomThere are no available restrooms

Operated byForest Service

Information CenterMonticello Ranger District (435) 587-2041

DirectionsFrom Monticello, Turn west onto 200 South and stay left at the Y onto Abajo Dr., continue on North Creek (FH 49- Loop/Harts Draw).  Travel approximately 4.7 miles and turn left onto Forest Road #079 (Indian Creek).  Continue approximately 9 miles to the trailhead for Forest Trail #020 (Robertson Pasture) which can be used to access the east end of Red Ledges Trail (#019)

Latitude37 50’ 30.3”N (37.841754 Decimal Degrees)

Longitude109 30’ 12.0”W (-109.503336 Decimal Degrees)