Old Carter Trail ATV Trails

Near Vernal, the Old Carter Trail (#16) is a 7 mile ATV riding trail.

To reach the northern trailhead from Vernal, head north on Hwy 191/UT44. At the junction for the Flaming Gorge Dam, go left and continue on UT 44 to FR 218 (aprox 15 mi) and take a left. Take another left onto FR 221 and finally turn left on FR 5 towards Ute Mtn Lookout tower. You can also reach the trailhead if you continue on FR 221 past the turnoff for Ute Mtn and take a left on FR 96 towards Brownie Lake Campground and trailhead.

To reach the southern trailhead from Vernal, head north on Hwy191/UT44. Take a left on UT 121 and a right on 2500 W/Taylor Mtn Rd. Continue on this road following the Red Cloud Loop to FR 43. Old Carter Rd begins aprox 4 mi down FR 43.

Note: As of September 2007, ATV riding on Forest Service roads requires a Utah ATV registration. Only certain designated Forest Service roads are open to ATV riding.

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Local Contact(s):  ANF (435) 784-3445; Flaming Gorge Assoc. (435) 885-3305; Local Tourism (435) 789-6932; Flaming CoC (435) 784-3445; Utah Tourism (800) UTAH-FUN.

Best Season:  Apr. - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Flaming Gorge Lodge (435) 889-3773

Luxury Loding:  Red Canyon Lodge (cabins) (435) 889-3759; Flaming Gorge Lodge (motel) (435) 889-3773

Breakfast Restaurant:  Spoofs Coffee, Vernal; Niki's Restaurant, Vernal

Local Website:  click herehttp://www.fs.usda.gov/ashley/

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Date Updated:  7/11/2016

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