Nasty Flat Road

Total Miles


2924.67 ft



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Best Time

Fall, Summer, Spring

Trail Overview

Nasty Flat road stretches from McMillan Springs Campground on the North, alongside the Western peak of the Henry Mountains. There are sparse Pine and Quaking Aspen patches along the route. There are incredible views looking West over the cliffs and canyons of Capitol Reef National Park and the Escalante Plateau. This is a limited draw Mule Deer hunting area which can lead to finding larger buck deer. There is also a free-roaming Bison herd that roams between the mountain range and West towards the East side of Capitol Reef.


There are several area to pass along this route and some steep cuts along the mountain side. The roads can have large snow drifts when Winter approaches and can be muddy and slick during inclement weather.

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