Wagonwheel Trail


Wagonwheel (5168)

Description: The Wagonwheel Trail #168 is 3.1 miles long. The southern end of this trail is located off of Forest Road #084 (Recapture) and the northern end is at Forest Road #087 (South Creek). This relatively flat trail crosses Verdure Creek and travels through ponderosa pine forest for a pleasant trip. Trail conditions vary widely with weather events and during spring runoff. Check with the Monticello Ranger District for updated information.

This trail is also the access trail for Forest Trail #462 (West Wagon Loop Trail) and which connects to Forest Trail #016 (Camp Jackson) to create a loop.

Difficulty Level:

Usage: Heavy


Open to: Hiking, Mountain Biking, Horseback Riding, Motorcycle Riding, Off Highway Vehicles (OHV) less than or equal to 50 inches wide.

Water: No water is available on this trail.

Restroom: Vault toilet at southern trailhead.

Operated by: Forest Service

Information Center: Monticello Ranger District (435) 587-2041

Directions: From Monticello, head south on US-191 approximately 8.9 miles. Turn right onto Co Rd 110/Dude Ranch (Blue Mountain Ranch Road #082) and continue approximately 2.2 miles. Turn left onto Recapture Road (#084) and travel approximately 2.8 miles to the Wagonwheel Trail #168 located on your right.

Latitude: 37 46’ 48.3”N (37.780085 Decimal Degrees)

Longitude: 109 26’ 48.6”W (-109.446832 Decimal Degrees)