Beef Basin Trail

Monticello, Utah 84535

Beef Basin Trail

Beef Basin Trail Professional Review and Guide

"This route leads off Cottonwood Canyon Trail and descends into the large bowl of Beef Basin. The trail is a mixture of sandy sections and rock, and conditions can change quickly depending on recent weather.

Special Attractions: Many ruins and cliff dwellings in Beef Basin; Views over Butler Wash Wilderness Study Area. High-clearance 4WDs are preferred, but any high-clearance vehicle is acceptable. Expect a rough road surface; mud and sand are possible but will be easily passable. You may encounter rocks up to 6 inches in diameter, a loose road surface, and shelf roads, though these will be wide enough for passing or will have adequate pull-offs."

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Trail Information

Monticello
Nearby City
13.7
Distance
Shuttle
Trail Type
Moderate
Difficulty
1 hour
Duration
May to November
Season
6,100 feet
Trailhead Elevation
8,200 feet
Top Elevation
Canyonlands National Park, Manti-La Sal National Forest
Local Contacts
USGS House Park Butte, Fable Valley, Blanding
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Jul 2018