This trail has been designed for ATV,
Jeep, 4WD or bicycle.
The weather varies greatly and will
affect the road. The rain will flood
Giles and other parts of the trails.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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
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
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.
Do It At Your Own Pace