Paunsaugunt - Badger Creek Loop For ATV Riding

The 71st most popular all terrain vehicle trail in Utah.

East of Cedar City and west of Bryce, the Badger Creek Loop in the Paunsaugunt trail system is a 30 mile route open to ATV riding. It ranges in elevation from 7,840 feet up to 9,730 feet. The Badger Creek Loop is open to vehicles less than 50 inches in width.

The main trailhead ATV riding staging area for the Badger Creek Loop is located at Tropic Reservoir Parking Area. There is potable water at Tropic Springs Water Stop. To reach the Tropic Reservoir Parking Area from SR12, turn right on East Fork Road (FS87). Continue on East Fork Road for 7 miles to FS572. Turn right on FS572 and continue around the reservoir to the trailhead parking area.

Note: As of September 2007, ATV riding is permited on designated Forest Service roads only and the ATV must have a valid Utah ATV sticker. For a map of designated open roads, contact the Dixie National Forest HQ at (435) 865-3700.

Overall, Paunsaugunt - Badger Creek Loop is the 71st most popular ATV riding trail of all 75 ATV trails in Utah.

Paunsaugunt - Badger Creek Loop ATV Trails Map



Local Contact(s):  Red Canyon Visitor Center (435) 676-2676; Dixie National Forest (435) 676-8815; Bryce Tourism (800) 444-6689; Utah Tourism (800) UTAH-FUN.

Best Season:  Apr. - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  NFS Kings Creek CG; Red Canyon Lodge, Parowan (435) 477-1200

Luxury Loding:  Cedar Breaks Lodge (888) AT-CEDAR; Lodge At Brians Head (800) FUN-LODGE; Bryce Canyon Lodge

Breakfast Restaurant:  Rubys Diner, Bryce

Reference Source:  click here

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  8/8/2016

ID:  22603

Paunsaugunt - Badger Creek Loop ATV Trails Map


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