North Slope Trail | Capitol Reef Country

North Slope

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LOCATION The staging area for this loop is located just off Highway 12 on Fishcreek Road. TRAIL TYPE This trail is an ATV or OHV trail. There are a few different hikes you can choose to take along the way. DISTANCE The North Slope ATV trail is 12 miles long. Each trail leading of the main one will indicate specific distances. DIFFICULTY  Easy This trail is considered for the most part EASY. The last couple of miles on the trail are really rocky and become way more advanced. DESCRIPTION Mostly a dirt trail with some rocky parts.
EQUIPMENT This trail is designed for ATV and OHV only. ENVIRONMENT The weather varies and will affect the road conditions greatly. Be sure to check the Visitors Center before starting out on your tour. SAFETY If you run into problems, help may not be able to arrive right away so make sure you are prepared with enough food, water and clothing. TRAIL TIP There is dispersed camping along the trail, but no facilities. Make sure that you have accommodations in a local town to be sure that your needs are met.
Name (Click name below to view map) GPS Latitiude Longitude
North Slope Staging Area A N 38d14’17” W 111d22’32” 38.238056 -111.375556
North Slope Staging Area B N 38d12’40” W 111d22’21” 38.211111 -111.3725
Carcass Creek Loop Lower Trail N 38d12’20” W 111d22’32” 38.208056 -111.375556
Upper Trail N 38d11’54” W 111d23’09” 38.198333 -111.385833
Fish Creek Staging Area N 38d11’40” W 111d24’04” 38.194444 -111.401111
Green Lake N 38d11’20” W 111d26’58” 38.188889 -111.449444
Fish Creek Reservoir N 38d09’50” W 111d26’06” 38.163889 -111.435
Get a closer look

Get a closer look

Right from the beginning of the trail, the North Slope has incredible views and places to explore. Don’t rush the trail, just remember to take some time and sqeeze everything in.

Do it at your own pace

The trail head locations will give you some points of interest and the coordinates to help you get the most out of your ride.
Do it at your own pace
Take in the views

Take in the views

There are several places to stop and take in the incredible viewsMaking time to see the best views would mean taking a hike from Green lake to top of the mountain. This hike is a 25 minute hike. It is very strenuous, but worth the effort.Elevation at Green Lake: 10,371 Elevation at point: 11,050
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