Beginner Off-Road Trails Near Oak City, Utah

Baker Hot Springs

Baker Hot Springs is a cool and free little place near Delta, Utah. It is within view of the Intermountain Power Plant. These are three small natural hot pools. They have been built in a…
Total Miles
7.1
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Mi

Willow Creek Canyon Road

Willow Creek Canyon Road traverses nearly 4000 feet of elevation from the Sevier Valley floor to the junction with Richfield-Pioneer Road. The northern end of the road meanders through sagebrush flats dotted with Cedar Trees.…
Total Miles
9.5
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Richfield-Pioneer Road

The north end is accessed via Willow Creek Canyon Road and follows along the top of the Tushar Mountain Range. The area has several meadows, large Pine Trees, red rock outcroppings, and views of the…
Total Miles
25.6
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Su / Sp / Fa

Chicken Creek

This trail starts out in a little town called Levan. The trail follows a gravel road along Chicken Creek. Along the trail, there are great views with cool mountain ledges, and big Aspen and Pine…
Total Miles
16.6
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Snow Hollow Loop

Smooth, well-maintained road spring through fall with gentle grades. The road will be drifted and be mostly impassable in the winter. Depending on which way you travel the loop, the route will begin or end…
Total Miles
17
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Su / Sp / Fa

Ericson Pass Road

The road is one of the main trails to Ericson pass and is generally open year-round. This main trail provides access to many other trails and peaks in the area. May have unavoidable water/mud in…
Total Miles
14.2
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Su / Fa / Sp / Wi

Willow Creek Road

Willow Creek Road provides access to Fishlake and Manti La Sal national forests from the north end of Sevier County and the south end of Sanpete county. Over it's nearly 17-mile stretch, it gains nearly…
Total Miles
16.1
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Elberta Slant Road/Tintic Railroad Tunnel

The Tintic Railroad Tunnel or Elberta Slant Road is a little known, off-road trail in Northern Utah's Tintic Mountains. It is a short trail ride that can be done in most stock vehicles with high-clearance.…
Total Miles
4.1
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Fa / Wi / Su

Homansville Pass Road

This beautiful mountain road takes you up and over Homansville Pass and by Pinyon Canyon. Nothing of difficulty to note as this road seems maintained. However, the road may be impassable in winter conditions. A…
Total Miles
5.5
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Su / Sp / Fa

Log Canyon

This is a great easy trail. Start down a long dirt road. In the high desert. Works its way up into the beautiful canyon and is surrounded by Aspen and Big Pine Trees. If you…
Total Miles
14.8
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Mona Pole Road

Very fun and not too technical trail. This trail runs between the Nebo Scenic loop and comes out just east of Mona, UT. Mona has a gas station if needed. The trail can be driven…
Total Miles
14.1
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Su / Fa

Black Mountain Road

Black Mountain road traverses Black Mountain starting near the South end of the mountain. The area is made up of mostly Sage Brush and Cedar trees. The views of Salina Canyon to the East and…
Total Miles
3.8
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Soldier Canyon Road

Soldier Canyon trail can be accessed on the north end from the Old Canyon Road in Salina, UT, The I-70 frontage road or Gooseberry Road on the south end. The road stretches for 7.2 miles…
Total Miles
6.7
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Elberta Slant Road

An easy dirt road that makes its way to/from the Tintic Mountains, following what used to be the Tintic Range Railroad. There are dozens of other trails and off-shoots from this main road, as well…
Total Miles
4
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Su / Sp

Cedar Mountain East Ridge

The area is covered in cedar trees, sage brush and grasses. Late Fall and early Winter are the perfect time to make this ride if you're looking for wildlife. The open flats are favored by…
Total Miles
6.5
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Su / Sp

Little Lost Creek

The Lost Creek/Sage Flat Road is accessed via the paved Lost Creek Road near the town of Salina. The road provides access to Rex's Reservoir Road and Little Lost Creek. It is a well-maintained gravel…
Total Miles
4.2
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Scorups Meadow Road

Scorups Meadow Road is open year around. There is a large water crossing crossing on the West end. Caution must be taken during the Winter months. The terrain is relatively flat while traversing the valley…
Total Miles
5.4
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Pony Express Trail Simpson Springs

This is an easy road that follows the historic Pony Express Trail and ends at the Simpson Springs Campground and Pony Express Cabin. There is a great chance you'll see wild horses.
Total Miles
23.9
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Year-round

Mayfield-Gunnison Road

This is the main access road to Mayfield Canyon. The well maintained wide gravel road allows two way traffic and plenty of primitive camping spots along the way. There are multiple bathrooms at many of…
Total Miles
16
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Su / Sp

Teah Flat Road

Teah Flat road crosses between Scorups Meadow Road and Lost Creek to Rex's Reservoir Road. Sage Brush and Cedar trees dominate the landscape. Wildlife view opportunities can be plentiful depending on the time of your…
Total Miles
5.3
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Toll Road to Steve's Pass

The Southern trail head is approximately 5 miles East of Salina, UT. Access is off the I-70 frontage road where access can be made via to small tunnels under the freeway. It is not a…
Total Miles
6
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Little Moab North Entrance

Turn South off of West Cedar Valley Road, and onto N 18150 W. Follow the pavement past the Intermountain Regional Landfill, where the road will turn into dirt. Continue following the dirt road till you…
Total Miles
17.6
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Twelve Mile Pass Road

This long, straight route connects from one valley to another. If you do the entire trail, you will encounter two gates. Both are unlocked for public access, but please be respectful and close them after…
Total Miles
7.9
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Su / Sp

Lower Rocks Road

The road provides access to several small valley's filled with Sage Brush, rocks, and Cedar Trees. Elk make this area home when the snow starts to fly. The lower elevation provides food much later into…
Total Miles
3.3
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Su / Sp

Post Road Trail

The Post Road Trail can be accessed via an underpass along the I-70 frontage road approximately 1 mile east of the Gooseberry exit. The trail passes through sagebrush flats, filled with cedar trees, scrub oak,…
Total Miles
7.1
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Heaven and Earth

In the beginning, God created Heaven and Earth. As this is the first starting point into the Arapeen trail system that you'll encounter in Manti Canyon, and because you'll soon be scanning heavenly vistas, I…
Total Miles
3.1
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Su / Fa / Sp

Dugway Geode Beds

Great family outing to see a historic trail. Stop at the rebuilt relay station used by the Pony Express riders. Keep an eye open for the wild horse herd; they might be shy but can…
Total Miles
61.7
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Fa

Beaver Creek Road

The area is made up of several smaller trails and roads which traverse the scenic beauty of the Manti-LaSal National Forest. Beaver Creek road intertwines with several trails as it traverses East-West between the Mayfield-Gunnison…
Total Miles
5.9
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Rex's Reservoir to Lost Creek Road

Rex's Reservoir can be accessed from the west along this route. The road is maintained annually. Rex's Reservoir is a popular body of water for fishing from shore, float tube or kayak. This lake is…
Total Miles
5.3
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Wi / Su / Sp

Soldier Canyon to Rex's Reservoir Road

One of several access roads to Rex's Reservoir. There are several roads and trails along the way which provide access to an area known as "The Rocks". This area is properly named. The trail is…
Total Miles
6
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Su / Sp / Wi