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Equipment
This trail has been designed for ATV, Jeep, 4WD or bicycle.

Environment
The weather varies greatly and will affect the road. The rain will flood Giles and other parts of the trails.

Safety
Make sure to check the weather reports before starting this trail. The weather will also affect what kind of vehicle will be able to do the trail.

Trail Tip
Take some time to explore the spur trails. There are many interesting and beautiful sites to see so make the most of your excursion and try to fit a couple in!

Location
Staging areas in Hanksville and Giles. In Hanksville, go south 100 E and stay right on the intersection. 7 miles south of town you will start the loop at the Burt Avery fork.

Trail Type
Road passable only to ATV or 4WD, SUV (depending on the weather). Bicycles may also do this trail.

Distance
This trail length can very depending of what you decide to do. Recommended loop is about 20 miles long, not including the distance from Giles to Hanksville.

Difficulty  Moderate
There are some river crossings that they have put cement down for path to cross. The water is 1-2 feet deep.

Description
The whole trail is B Class county maintained road. Spur roads that are open to riding are D class county roads. There are also several washes along the trail.

Trails
10.0 Miles - Historic Giles Townsite/Hwy 24 to Bert Avery Rd.
2.1 Miles - Blue Valley Cemetery Road
5.5 Miles - Blue Valley Rd. to Lost Springs
6.7 Miles - Blue Valley Rd. to Dugout Rd.
6.9 Miles - Dugout Road
4.1 Miles - Bert Avery/Fairview Rd. Junction to Dugout Road
16.3 Miles - Bert Avery/Fairview Rd. Junction to Lost Spring

Trail Coordinates / Points of Interest
Name (Click name below to view map)GPSLatitiudeLongitude
Fremont River CrossingN 38d21"29" W 110d52'27"38.358056-110.874167
Historic Blue Valley CemeteryN 38d21'12" W 110d50'22"38.353333-110.839444
Lost SpringN 38d11'05" W 110d50'52"38.184722-110.847778
Fairview RanchN38d12'58" W 110d44'22"38.216111-110.739444
Take in the Views
Take in the Views
On this trail you will witness the Henry Mountain range in all its glory rising 5000ft in front of you.

Other Points of Interest:
Fremont River Crossing: N 38d21"29" W 110d52'27"
Historic Blue Valley Cemetery: N 38d21'12" W 110d50'22"
Lost Spring: N 38d11'05" W 110d50'52"
Fairview Ranch: N38d12'58" W 110d44'22"

Get a Closer Look
South of Hanskville, there are foothills and as you circle around on the Burt Avery Rd. there are small ridges that you ride to and ledges to look over.

South Fairview Road connects to Henrys and takes you up the mountain. Along the way there in and out spur trails.
Get a Closer Look

Do It At Your Own Pace
Do It At Your Own Pace


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