Beginner Off-Road Trails Near Price

White River Loop

Begins just off of US Highway 6 at Soldier Summit. Vegetation goes from sagebrush and willows that follow the White River up to higher elevation pine and aspen. Forest Service roads are mostly graded and…
Total Miles
33.4
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Buckhorn Draw to Wedge Overlook

Enjoy a day in the desert on this easy, family-friendly road, open to nearly any vehicle when dry. Stop and enjoy a 130-foot pictograph next to a very distinct dinosaur footprint. Take in the beautiful…
Total Miles
37
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Millers Flat Road

Millers Flat Road is part of the Arapeen OHV trail system in central Utah. The trail is well maintained with just enough technical driving to keep it exciting. The road drops down from the ridge…
Total Miles
16.8
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su

Timber Canyon Trail

Scenic, relaxing route connecting Hwy 6 (near Soldier Summit) to Hwy 40 (near Duchesne). Trail follows the Right Fork of the White River early on, and the Strawberry River toward the end.Scenery includes dramatic rocky…
Total Miles
17.1
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Su / Fa

Skyline Drive North

Towering above the valley floor, this section of the Skyline Drive trail is around 10,000' in elevation and offers some incredible views for miles around. Gates are closed for the winter/early spring months. Still expect…
Total Miles
16.5
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Su / Fa

Skyline Drive South

Towering above the valley floor, this section of the Skyline Drive trail is around 10,000' in elevation and offers some incredible views for miles around. Gates are closed for the winter / early spring months.…
Total Miles
8.1
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Su / Fa

San Rafael River Road

San Rafael River Road is a very nice out and back route that takes you from the south entrance of Buckhorn Canyon into the Mexican Mountain Wilderness. Primarily an undulating dirt road with some wash…
Total Miles
13.2
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Arapeen Ephraim Canyon to Joes Valley

This trail climbs Ephraim Canyon to Skyline Drive before a few miles on Skyline. There is then a 50" trail that descends the back of the mountain to Joes Valley Reservoir before another trail climbs…
Total Miles
39.8
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Year-round

South Reeder/Littles Canyon

High mountain vistas with meadows, thick pines and aspen. Trail is mostly a 50" restriction with wider allowances on either end. Grassy Lake has a Forest service pit toilet if needed and also offers some…
Total Miles
9.1
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Coal Wash

This is an easy trail bordering Eagle Canyon Wilderness. The trail ranges from flat dirt track through the open desert to sandy/rocky Coal Wash. The North end of the trail provides access to the Eva…
Total Miles
14.6
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Su / Sp

Ephraim Canyon

This paved road turns to a wide, maintained dirt road that connects up to Skyline Drive. It's a steep climb or a steep descent, depending which direction you're taking it. If descending, advice is to…
Total Miles
10.8
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Su / Fa

Sinbad Valley Arch and Petroglyphs Loop

It's a beautiful short loop in the Sinbad Valley that features petroglyphs and a natural arch. We took a SxS and were easily able to fit through the gatekeeper tunnel that goes under the freeway.…
Total Miles
10.5
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Fa

Reds Canyon

If you are trailing an ATV or UTV, you can make it to the left turn at McKay Flat. Roads are wide enough to park along the edge. On this route you'll see Hondoo Arch,…
Total Miles
41.9
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Lowry Fork Fox Run

Technically this trail isn't a "hidden" gem because it's right there off Skyline Road. It might be overlooked because there are so many other nearby routes to choose from. It still is a gem in…
Total Miles
4.3
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Middle Fork

The closer this trail gets to the summit, the more serene, pastoral, and smooth it becomes. The closer it gets to Manti Canyon Road, the more gnarly, winding, rutted, and rocky it becomes. This can…
Total Miles
2
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Patton's Boot

This is a short, mostly flat route. It is 2 miles and has an elevation change of 700 feet. It skirts the east side of Burnt Hill and flirts with views of Milk Creek. At…
Total Miles
1.7
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Wash Crossings

From the I70 freeway, this easy dirt road is one of several leading into the San Rafael Swell area. A few washes are crossed, one of which had shallow water flowing mid-April time. The amount…
Total Miles
4.9
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Wi / Fa / Su / Sp

Burnt Hill

From the bottom, this trail begins in dense pine and quaking groves but quickly bursts out into open, green pastoral fields that present majestic white cliffs to the south, sweeping vistas to the valley below…
Total Miles
2
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

Temple Mountain Road

This is a really easy road but has some incredible views and some pictograph panels to see. Make sure to watch out for other vehicles and SxSs, as many roads intersect with this one. It…
Total Miles
13.1
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Fa

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

Muddy Creek Wilderness Trail

This section of trail offers fun variety as it snakes its way through both a canyon floor and on top of a plateau. It's primarily easy on rating with some softer sections possible. The canyon…
Total Miles
13.9
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Wi / Fa / Su / Sp

Devils Canyon Wilderness Trail

This is an easy trail running a canyon through the Devils Canyon Wilderness. It provides a beautiful drive through one of the most colorful canyons in the area. The trail is maintained but be aware…
Total Miles
6.2
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

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

Tusher Canyon Rim

This is a dead-end 20-mile trail round-trip along the rim of the majestic Tusher Canyon. In places the trail is rutted and there is evidence of erosion. You cross some slick rocks, and there are…
Total Miles
9.4
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Tusher Canyon Trail

Traveling into the wash that flows out of Tusher Canyon, this 7.5-mile trail takes you all the way through the canyon with high sandstone cliffs on both sides. If it's recently rained, this canyon will…
Total Miles
6.9
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Pinchot to Cowboy Camp Trail

The area is made up of several smaller trails which traverse the Manti-La Sal National Forest. Pinchot to Cowboy Camp trail offers a short ride through the Aspen's and Pines flush with wild flowers, brush…
Total Miles
1.8
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Canyon Wash - BLM 9188

This trail is the section of BLM Route 9188 that runs east to west from the trailhead at Lower San Rafael Road and goes left at the first intersection. It follows a wash for several…
Total Miles
3.9
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Sp

Airport Connector

This trail starts halfway through Trail 9188 and climbs out of the wash up a steep dirt ledge on the north side of the wash. The rest of the trail is fast and flowy singletrack…
Total Miles
1.8
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Sp

Canyon Arch

This is a short desert single track south of Green River, UT that follows a wash for a couple of miles surrounded by unique dirt canyon walls. It's easy to follow the wash and there…
Total Miles
2.2
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Sp