Salt Wash Road

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4.5/5 (2 reviews)
Green River, Utah (Grand County)
Last Updated: 03/21/2023

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Salt Wash Road is a gateway to a mild but memorable painted desert and several popular 4x4 trails. A portion of the trail is part of the Easter Jeep Safari "Crystal Geyser" route and links several other 4WD trails between Moab and Green River, Utah. The road is easy and uneventful. The surrounding rock formations and multi-layered cliffs create beautiful panoramas. Deposits of bright white colors mixed into the red rocks creates "cake layers" of colored sandstone. Lion's Head Rock at Waypoint 6 is a unique formation resembling a male lion with a mane of red rocks.

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4.5/5 (2)
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Rated 4/5
Visited: 01/30/2022

We ran along a portion of this route to work our way down to the White Wash Dunes OHV area. The route was well-groomed and we only saw one other person out there. If you want the area all to yourself, I highly suggest visiting this place in the winter. We came in from the north on Crystal Geyser Jeep Trail. It was an easy 4x4 high clearance trail leading to the Green River area. Pictures are of the dunes area.
Trail Review: Salt Wash Road - Bobby Nelson
Trail Review: Salt Wash Road - Bobby Nelson
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Rated 5/5
Visited: 10/03/2018

October is a great time of the year visit the back roads of Utah. Salt Wash Road is a great connector to several truely enjoyable, moderate trails. A nice round trip includes taking Salt Wash Trail north towards Crystal Geyser then head back south on Crystal Geyser Jeep Trail.

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