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Red Cloud/Dry Fork Scenic Backway

Address
355 N Vernal Ave.
Vernal, UT 84078
Main
435-781-1181
General Location
North of Vernal Utah
Time to Allow
2 hour
Route Length
45 miles
Season
Spring through Fall

Views of towering mountains highlight this route that is accessed 14 miles north of Vernal from US Hwy 191. The byway travels through miles of aspen groves, open meadows and lodgepole pine forests of Ashley National Forest. Camping and picnic opportunities are literally around every corner! Numerous streams and picturesque lakes provide a wide variety of high country fishing opportunities.

McConkie Ranch Petroglyphs - Vernal, Utah

Stop and explore the Fremont Indian rock art at McConkie Ranch. Trails take you up close and personal to figures 9 feet tall. The petroglyphs are on private land. Visitors are asked to obey all signs and respect the sites. Driving time through this 45-mile route is approximately 2 hours. The road surface varies between paved and gravel. Some portions closed in winter months.

Fall colors - Flaming Gorge Uintas Scenic byway

Time to Allow
2 hour
Route Length
45 miles
Season
Spring through Fall
Fee
Free
Surface of Road
Graded dirt and gravel
Vehicle Suitability
Any vehicle
Points of Interest
Mcconkie Ranch Petroglyphs, High Uintas Wildlife And Fishing
Camping Details
Abundant tent and RV camping locations along route.

Basic Directions

The Northern entrance is 14 miles north of Vernal off US Hwy 191. The southern entrance is on Dryfork Canyon Road just north of Vernal.

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