Highline Trail Horseback Riding

The 7th most popular equestrian trail in Utah.

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Northwest of Vernal in the Ashley National Forest, the Highline Trail (#025) is a well-marked and heavily used 80+ mile route open to horseback riding. The western terminus is northwest of Roosevelt. The eastern terminus is north of Vernal on US191. Note, the eastern end from US191 to Oaks Park Reservoir is shared with ATV riders and mountain bikers.

To reach the eastern terminus from Vernal, head north on US191 for 30 miles.

Overall, Highline Trail is the 7th most popular horse trail of all 25 horseback rides in Utah. Several of the better horse trails are nearby Highline Trail including Granddaddy Lake Trailhead, Leidy Peak Trail, Tepee-Red Lake Trail, Northfork Sheep Creek and Lowline Trail.

Highline Trail in Ashley National Forest (UT/US)

Highline Trail in Ashley National Forest (UT/US)

Highline Trail Horseback Riding Map



Local Contact(s):  ANF (435) 784-3445; Utah Tourism (800) UTAH-FUN.

Best Season:  Apr. - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  NFS Rocksprings Campground; NFS Lodgepole Campground

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

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/ashley/

GPS:  40.79335, -109.47629

Date Published:  1/4/2016

Date Updated:  6/22/2016

ID:  14280

Highline Trail Horseback Riding Map


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