Cricket Mountain OHV Route 12

Total Miles
6.8

Elevation

1,636.71 ft

Duration

1 Hours

Technical Rating

3

Easy

Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Trail Overview

The Cricket Mountains OHV Trails provide approximately 129 miles of trails, ranging from easy to difficult. There are 12 designated routes within the Cricket Mountain ATV riding area. All routes within the trail network are marked with standard BLM trail designation signs. Route 12 is a 6.7-mile point-to-point trail that is rated 3 of 10 and considered more difficult by the BLM. Route 12 is a single-track trail that connects to Route 1 at both the north and south ends. The trail winds along the base of the western edge of the Cricket Mountains with views of the Sevier Dry Lake bed west of the trail. Remember to leave gates as you found them. There is gas, food, water, and lodging in Delta, UT, but on the trail system, there are no services. Be prepared with food, water, and fuel. There is no cell service in much of the area, so bring a map and don't rely on your phone.

Difficulty

The trail consists of loose rocks, dirt, and sand with some slickrock surfaces, mud holes possible, no steps higher than 12". 4WD may be required, aggressive tires are a plus.

History

The Cricket Mountains OHV trails are located in Millard County Utah and several Trailheads with good parking areas located on Utah Hwy 257 between Delta Utah and Milford Utah. There are approximately 120 miles of trails and gravel roads in this trail system. There are four trailheads along Highway 257. Trailhead access is located at Johnson Pass at mile post 53, Little Sage Valley at mile post 39, Cedar Pass at mile post 28 and at milepost 23. Trailhead at mile marker 23 is suitable for vehicles with trailers, other trailheads do not seem well suited to large vehicles due to limited space to turn around or park off of the road. The Cricket Mountain OHV trails passing through mountainous terrain, pinyon-juniper forests and valley floor, these trails range from easy to difficult, and are sure to please all experience levels.

Technical Rating

3

Status Reports

There are no status reports yet for this trail.

Access Description

From Delta, Utah west on US 50/6 for approximately 6 miles to the turnoff to SR 257 and 16 miles south will bring you to mile 53 the first of four access points to the trail network.

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