Silver Island Mountains Back Country Byway

Wendover, Utah

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A 54-mile Type II byway that circumnavigates the rugged Silver Island Mountains west of the Bonneville Salt Flats. The 54-mile-long Silver Island Mountains Back Country Byway circumnavigates a rugged mountain range that rises like an isolated island above the flat expanse of Bonneville Salt Flats in northwestern Utah. The mountains, lying in plain sight of busy Interstate 80, are nonetheless a remote and off-the-beaten-track landscape filled with solitude and a raw grandeur. Special Attractions: Silver Island Mountains, Bonneville Salt Flats, scenic views, nature study, cross-country hiking. This eTrail is a complete description of a scenic drive with a route map and information on the best travel seasons, interesting sites, recreation opportunities, camping locations, and much more.
Scenic Driving Back Country Byways

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Scenic Driving Back Country Byways

by Stewart M. Green (Falcon Guides)

A 54-mile Type II byway that circumnavigates the rugged Silver Island Mountains west of the Bonneville Salt Flats. The 54-mile-long Silver Island Mountains Back Country Byway circumnavigates a rugged mountain range that rises like an isolated island above the flat expanse of Bonneville Salt Flats in northwestern Utah.

The mountains, lying in plain sight of busy Interstate 80, are nonetheless a remote and off-the-beaten-track landscape filled with solitude and a raw grandeur. Special Attractions: Silver Island Mountains, Bonneville Salt Flats, scenic views, nature study, cross-country hiking. This eTrail is a complete description of a scenic drive with a route map and information on the best travel seasons, interesting sites, recreation opportunities, camping locations, and much more.

©  Stewart M. Green/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Scenic Drives
Nearby City: Wendover
Distance: 54
Season: Year-round, weather permitting
Local Contacts: Bureau of Land Management
Driving Directions: Directions to Silver Island Mountains Back Country Byway

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