Sego Canyon Road

Floy Canyon Wilderness Study Area, Utah

Distance11.6mi
Elevation Gain3,954ft
Trailhead Elevation5,537ft
Top8,532ft
Elevation Min/Max5537/8532ft
Elevation Start/End5537/5537ft

Sego Canyon Road

Sego Canyon Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Grand County, Utah. It is within Floy Canyon Wilderness Study Area and Coal Canyon Wilderness Study Area. It is 11.6 miles long and begins at 5,537 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 22.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 3,954 feet. The Sego (elevation 5,712 feet) attraction and the Sego Cemetery (elevation 5,574 feet) cemetery can be seen along the trail. This trail connects with the following: Thompson Canyon Road.

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Detailed Trail Descriptions from Our Guidebooks

"If you’re traveling on I-70 west of the Utah/Colorado line, this is a convenient and rewarding side trip through the historic and prehistoric human presence in Utah. There are excellent prehistoric rock-art panels from Archaic and Fremont peoples, as well as historic Ute Indian figures. The remains of the old coal town of Sego cap the tour. Spring and fall are the best times to enjoy it."
Backcountry Adventures: Utah (Adler Publishing )
Peter Massey & Jeanne Wilson
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"The Sego Ghost Town Trail may be short, but it makes up in beauty and historical interest what it lacks in length. This trail makes an easy side trip along I-70 if you want to take in some local scenery and don’t have much time. Special Attractions: Rock art panels; Sego ghost town and the old railroad grade; Connects with Sagers Canyon Trail and Floy Wash Trail; Panoramic views. High-clearance vehicles are preferred, but not necessary. This trail is dirt roads, but may have rocks, grades, water crossings, or ruts that make clearance a concern in a normal passenger vehicle. The trail is fairly wide, so that passing is possible at almost any point along the trail. Mud is not a concern under normal weather conditions."

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5/19/2010
This is a great place to see some awesome rock art. Most of it is nicely preserved. Some of it has been vandalized by ignorant A-Holes. Easy to get to
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Trail Information

Floy Canyon Wilderness Study Area
Nearby City
Floy Canyon Wilderness Study Area
Parks
Moab Multi-Agency Information Center, 435-259-8825
Local Contacts
USGS Thompson Springs, Sego Canyon, Bogart Canyon, Moab, Westwater
Local Maps