Kings Point Loop Trail For Mountain Biking
The 55th most popular mountain bike trail in Utah.
Saturday 20 August 2016 03:57 GMT
Northeast of Vernal and east of Manila in the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area, the Kings Point Loop is a remote 8 mile route. It follows a plateau above the Green River and offers create vistas.
To reach the mountain biking trailhead from Vernal, head north on Hwy 191 to the Utah/Wyoming line, then turn south on the graded Browns Park road. Proceed down the road for 22 miles, following the signs for the historic site. The trailhead and parking are located 4 miles east of the ranch. Follow the trail counter-clockwise beginning with a short climb. The trail levels out as it heads along the plateau above the river. There is a signed spur that travels for about a half a mile to an excellent viewpoint of the redrock bluffs at the mouth of Swallow Canyon. The trail then heads north to join with the graded dirt road and back to the trailhead.
Overall, Kings Point Loop Trail is the 55th most popular mountain bike trail of all 73 mountain biking rides in Utah. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Kings Point Loop Trail including Death Valley Trail, Dowd Mountain Loop Trail, Elk Park Loop Trail, Swett Ranch Loop and Red Canyon Rim Trail.