This loop was designed for 4WD
vehicles only. Some part are more
easily accessed with smaller vehicles.
The trail can be washed out after a
heavy rain. The higher parts of the pass
are closed from November to June.
If you run into problems, help may not
be able to arrive for days so make sure
you are prepared with enough food,
water and clothing.
Make sure someone
knows your plans just in case
you run into trouble. They will
know to send help if you do
not return in an expected
amount of time.
20 miles south of Hanksville. Bull Creek Pass circles west
of the UT 95 and UT 276. Trail Type
Bull Creek Pass is a SELF-GUIDED auto tour. There
are hiking trails along the road. The lower parts of the
pass are open all year. Distance
The loop is 68 miles long. The pass could take anywhere
from 6-8 hours, depending on how often and for
how long you stop. Difficulty Moderate
Moderate. This varies depending on the weather. Make
sure you are aware of previous and upcoming weather
Bull Creek Pass takes you up and through the Henry
Mountains. Even though the road can me small in
parts, make sure you stay on the designated path so
you do not destroy the wildlife.
Trail Coordinates / Points of Interest
Take in the Views
Southern Utah’s Henry Mountian Range was the
last of the contiental United States’ mountains to
The Bull Creek Pass takes you to the top of the
Henry Mountians where you can see the very
views that define southern Utah.
Get a Closer Look
Bull Creek Pass is lined with several places
to park and go for a short hike. Pay
attention to the road markers that will point
to these spots. Some great points of
interest are: Little Egypt, Eagle City,
McMillan Springs, The Horn and Ragged
Mountain, Trachyte Ridge Vista, and the
Do it at Your Own Pace
So much of it is still untouched, leaving a purity in the beauty that is
seen here. The authenticity of its rich history remains including old
gold mines to the hiding spots of the outlaws of the wild west. Take
the time to explore the unique landscape and history of the area.