Peavine Canyon Trail


Peavine Canyon (5157)

Description: 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.

Trail conditions vary widely with weather events and during spring runoff. Check with the Monticello Ranger District for updated information.

Difficulty Level:

Usage: Light


Open to: Hiking and Horseback Riding.

Water: Water is only seasonally available in Peavine Canyon. Users should carry water as well as systems to purify water. Users should contact the USFS for current water availability information.

Restroom: There is no restroom available.

Operated by: Forest Service

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

Directions: 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.

Latitude: 37 39’ 36.3”N (37.660074 Decimal Degrees)

Longitude: 109 52’ 55.9”W (-109.882183 Decimal Degrees)