Road traverses entire length of Sand Flats Recreation Area and climbs into the Manti-La Sal National Forest. Make a loop by circling... more » either direction on La Sal Mountain Loop Road back to Moab. Side trip to Porcupine Rim Campground has great views of Castle Valley. Fee required for Sand Flats Recreation Area if you stop. Home to the famous Slickrock Mountain Bike Trail, Hell Revenge and Fins N Things 4x4 Trails (both available as eGuides from FunTreks on EveryTrail.) For information on all activities, contact the Sand Flats Recreation Area at (435) 259-2444.
Easy. A maintained county road subject to occasional deterioration. Possible muddy conditions through forest during rainy periods. At entrance booth, ask about road conditions. Side trip to viewpoint on Forest Road 4632 can be rutted and muddy depending on conditions. High clearance 4-wheel drive is recommended for this side trip.
This trail is one of 55 trails from the book, Guide to Moab, UT Backroads & 4-Wheel Drive Trails, 2nd Edition, by Charles Wells, and is available at www.funtreks.com. less «