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Cool remote location that is good fun for digging up geodes

We ventured to this place based on other Trip Advisor reviews and we are glad we did. We drove... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
Scott S
via mobile
Digging for crystals in the desert...

The ride out to the Dugway geode beds is long the old Pony Express route past Simpson Springs. It... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Michael J
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

We ventured to this place based on other Trip Advisor reviews and we are glad we did. We drove from the East, and ventured down the “Pony Express Trail” for a good 40miles....and it was a long drive on relatively well-maintained dirt roads. It was...More

1  Thank Scott S
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The ride out to the Dugway geode beds is long the old Pony Express route past Simpson Springs. It is a fairly long ride, and although the road is dirt/gravel, it was very smooth and hard packed, so we were able to make good time....More

6  Thank Michael J
Reviewed 15 October 2017

One reviewer advises to just stay on the Pony Express Route. Uh, no, not quite. The geode beds are west of the Dugway Mountains a few miles and off the Pony Express Route a few miles. Look for the turnoff dirt a few miles west...More

8  Thank Shmerlop
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

It was a great time lots of geods pack a lunch and water very hot. Just follow the pony express trail from 5 mile pass which is just west of Saratoga springs Utah . It is a dirt road for like 1/1/2 hours drive. Very...More

7  Thank MFM518
Reviewed 2 October 2016

First I have to say the BLM is not keeping up maintenance on their signs, very worn and easy to miss. The signs are still up for the bug-house claim,but they no longer own the claim.The actual claim has been lost due to paper work...More

7  Thank Peg S
Reviewed 20 March 2016

It is a beautiful drive to the Dugway Geode Beds. Mountains, hills, wild animals and the Pony Express Trail are all on the way to dig geodes. Be sure to check the latest information concerning the dining of geodes at this location. I gathered 4...More

7  Thank BrianBaity
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Erin M
25 May 2017|
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I don't believe the beds are buried. However, I'm interested in the same kinds of questions. My first trip will be in a couple of weeks. Ought to be an interesting experience regardless of outcome. I understand great scenery... More
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