HORSE TRAILS - MOAB AREA
Last Updated: 18-June-2012

Four riding areas are currently outlined

1: Mill Road / Cotter Mine Road / Bartlett Road
2: Tombstone Rock / Dubinky Well
3: Ken's Lake / Johnson's On Top
4: Onion Creek / Fisher Towers
X: Dude Ranch / Commercial Rides


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"Useful Notes" for this webpage!


NOTE to GOOGLE Earth Users:
Most of the ride HTML maps listed below and the associated
parking maps have GOOGLE Earth KMZ files listed below the
GPS track data. GOOGLE Earth has some great features for viewing
any ride that you may choose. Google Earth allows you to rotate
your view as well as view from varing degrees of angle. This gives
perspective to the terrain you will be riding. Get familiar with the
features of GOOGLE and go for a digital ride before coming to Moab.

TRAILS in AREA #1

Ride #101: Old Stagecoach Halfway Ruins Ride
8 mile ride
Out thru Stagecoach Cyn, returns thru Tusher Cyn
Recommend parking at Cotter-Mine campsite

Ride #102: Bartlett and Hidden Canyons
7 mile ride
Recommend parking at Jct Bartlett and Mill Cyn roads
-OR-
park at Mill Cyn Rd Kioske (adds 6 miles to ride)

Ride #103: Bartlett and Pickle Canyons
10.43 mile ride
Park Kioske on Mill Cyn road (.7 miles in from 313)

Ride #104: Tusher Tunnel via Mill Road
9.27 mile ride
Park Kioske on Mill Cyn road (.7 miles in from 313)


Ride #105: Mill Canyon and Merrimac Butte
8.6 mile ride
Park Kioske on Mill Cyn road (.7 miles in from 313)


Directions to AREA #1
Mill Road
Cotter Mine Road
Bartlett Canyon Road
Old Stagecoach Halfway Ruins

From Center St, in Moab:
Go North on Hwy 191 to Mill Canyon road
(about 15.3 miles). Here you will make a left (West),
cross over the railroad tracks onto a dirt road.
Go .7 mile and park at Kiosk.
-- OR --
Go left at the Kiosk and continue to the BLM camground
located just off of Cotter Mine Rd
(near Old Stage Halfway ruins).


PARKING MAPS:

MAP: Mill Cyn Kiosk and Cotter-Mine Rd
About 1 mile in from Hwy 191

KMZ file: Mill Cyn Kiosk and Cotter-Mine Rd
About 1 mile in from Hwy 191



TRAILS in AREA #2

Ride #201: East Bartlett Canyon Loop
11 mile ride
Recommend parking on the hilltop just before the
Jct of Dubinky & Spring Cyn Bottom roads

Ride #202: Tombstone Rock Needles Loop ride
10 mile ride
Recommend parking at Tombstone Rock

Ride #203: Dubinky Rd & Hidden Canyon Loop ride
24 mile ride
Parking @ Jct Bartlett & Dubinky roads
Parking map included on ride map

Ride #204: Lone Mesa & Wipeout Hill Loop ride
12.84 mile ride
Parking @ Wipeout Hill pullout on 313
This is a combined ride or you can ride
either one for a shorter ride.

Ride #205: Dubinky Rd and 3-D Trail Loop
6.95 mile ride
Parking on Dubinky Rd just past 3-D Rd sign
Can be made longer by parking further away.

Ride #206: South Bartlett Loop Ride
6.91 mile ride
Parking at Lone Mesa or Dubinky Hill Top
Can be made longer by combining with ride 201.

Ride #207: Secret Spire Ride
6.64 mile ride
Parking at Tombstonr Rock
Can be made longer adding ride #202 "Needles Loop"
or adding ride #208 "Dellenbaugh Tunnel".

Ride #208: Ride to Dellenbaugh Tunnel
8.55 mile ride
Parked near Dubinky Rd & SS turnoff
Can be made longer adding ride #202 "Needles Loop"
or adding ride #207 "Secret Spire".

Ride #209: Ride in Seven (7) Mile Canyon
8.48 mile ride
Parked just off of Hwy 313
Can be made longer riding the "other" canyon.
This is the canyon that is on the North side
of Hwy 313. There is a large culvert you have to pass through.

Directions to AREA #2
Tombstone Rock
Dubinky Well Road
Spring Canyon Bottom Road
Upper Bartlett Canyon Road

From Center St, in Moab: Go North on Hwy 191 until you come to Hwy 313 (about 11 miles). Here you will make a left (West), cross over the railroad tracks and continue West. Go about 8.5 miles until you come to a sign the says "Lone Mesa Campground". This is where the Spring Canyon Bottom road and the Dubinky Well road start. There are three (3) good areas to park/camp.
Tombsone Rock, about 7 miles
Jct of upper Bartlett & Dubinky Road, about 3 miles
and the Endurance ride camp, about 5 miles
Directions very for each.

NOTE:
If you are going on Ride #204 you will probably want to
park at the "Wipeout Hill" parking lot/exit. This is located
along Hwy 313 before you get to the Lone Mesa exit.

If you are going on Ride #209 you park just off of
Hwy 313 about 2 miles in from Hwy 191.


PARKING MAPS:

Directions to Tombstone Rock
8.88 Miles

KMZ file:
Tombstone Rock from Hwy 313

8.88 Miles

Directions to Endurance Camp
6.10 Miles
Lone Mesa & The Hill Top camp sites
are also shown

KMZ file:
Directions to Endurance Camp

6.10 Miles

Directions to Jct of Dubinky Rd and Bartlett Rd
3.22 Miles

KMZ file:
Directions to Jct of Dubinky Rd and Bartlett Rd

3.22 Miles



TRAILS in AREA #3

Ride #301: Ken's Lake camping & riding
4 to 20 mile rides
Ride from where you have camped.
6.63 as depicted on HTML map.
BLM campground and horse stalls

Ride #302: Johnson's On Top
5, 10, 15 miles of riding
4.81 as depicted on HTML map.
Park and Ride only!
Camping available at Ken's Lake (5 miles).

Ride #303: Ride to Pack Creek area
7.30 mile ride
Camp at Ken's Lake or Park and Ride

Ride #304: Red Rock Trail & Johnson's Cliff Ride
5.10 mile ride
Camp at Ken's Lake or Park and Ride at Johnson's

Ride #305: Johnson's Mesa Ride
8.40 mile ride
Camp at Ken's Lake or Park and Ride at Johnson's

Ride #306: Ken's Lake South Ride
6.20 mile ride
Nice open range riding
Camp at Ken's Lake or Park across road

Directions to AREA #3
Ken' Lake
Johnson's on Top

From Center St, in Moab:
Go South on Hwy 191 until you come to Old Airport Rd
(about 7.8 miles). Here you will make a left (East),
Go about 1 mile until you come to a stop.
Turn right on Spanish Valley Drive and head South
for about 3 miles. Stay left at the "Y".
Ken's Lake will be a left turn after going about 2 miles.

To ride at Johnson's on Top:
Follow directions above.
Exit Hwy 191 on Old Airport Road.
Go to Spanish Valley Dr and turn left,
go a short distance and turn right on a dirt road
by the old pump house.
Street sign across from the turn says Sunnyacres Lane.
Parking is .2 miles off of Spanish Valley.


PARKING MAPS:

Directions to Ken's Lake
About 6.82 miles from Shell Station

KMZ file:
Directions to Ken's Lake

About 6.82 miles from Shell Station

Directions to Johnson's On Top
About 4.40 miles from Shell Station

KMZ file:
Directions to Johnson's On Top

About 4.40 miles from Shell Station



TRAILS in AREA #4

Ride #401: Onion Creek Loop ride
12 mile ride
Ride from the campground
BLM campground and horse stalls

Directions to AREA #4
Onion Creek Campground
Fisher Tower Road

From Center St, in Moab: Go North on Hwy 191 until you come to Hwy 128 (about 2.5 miles). Here you will make a right (East) at the light, Go about 20.2 miles until you come to a sign the says "Onion Creek". This is where the Onion Creek road leaves Hwy 128 and goes South. The camp site is about 1 mile in on a dirt road, you will turn left into the campground.

Driving up the Onion Creek Road:
You can also continue on the Onion Creek road for about 10 more miles and connect with the Kokopelli Trail and more areas to ride. The road crosses the creek many times (subject to Flash Floods) and has several narrow spots and tight switch backs. Not recommended for big trailers and 4-wheel drive is a must. Take one vehicle in 1st to make sure any larger (towed) vehicles can make it.

Maps start at the Jct of Hwy 191 and Hwy 128.

PARKING MAP:
Parking for Riding Area #4

20.91 miles from Jct of Hwy 191

KMZ Map:
Parking for Riding Area #4

20.91 miles from Jct of Hwy 191



Commerical "DUDE" rides

Ride #C01: Red Cliff Lodge Dude Ride
A 2.5 hour ride for anybody.
Sign up with the front desk
Ride starts at the Red Cliff Stables.


Ride #C02: Hauer Ranch Dude Ride
A 2 to 4 hour ride for anybody,
Also custom rides
Call for reservations (435) 259-8015
Ride starts at their Stables.

Directions to Commerical Rides
Red Cliff's Lodge

From Center St, in Moab:
Go North Hwy 191 until you come to Hwy 128.
This is the Colorado River scenic highway.
Yor make a right turn and drive about 16 miles (East)
The horse stables are just before you cross a bridge and
before you get to the main entrance.

Maps start at the Jct of Hwy 191 and Hwy 128.

Road MAP:
Getting to Red Cliffs Lodge Stables

14.03 miles from the Jct of Hwy 191

KMZ MAP:
Getting to Red Cliffs Lodge Stables

14.03 miles from the Jct of Hwy 191