Oil Well Flat

Huntington, Utah (Emery County)

Last Updated: 05/03/2019
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Status: Open
Typically Open: Year Round
Length: 7.3 miles
Highest Elevation: 6256 feet
Duration: About 1 hour
Shape of Trail: Connector
Best Direction to Travel: N/A
Nearest Town: Huntington
Nearest Town w/ Services: Huntington
Official Road Name: B7183
Management Agency: Bureau of Land Management
District: Price Field Office
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Highlight: Oil Well Flat
Oil Well Flat is a fun, off-road trail located just outside Huntington, UT. This desert trail offers a grand showcase of what is truly a natural wonder, the San Rafael Swell. The shifting terrain is sure to keep you wondering what’s around the next bend. You’ll zig –zag your way through junipers, and bobbing slopes of red sandstone. Beyond this is a clearing in the trees, where the trail parallels alongside the towering canyon walls. Spring and fall are prime seasons to visit, when temperatures are moderate. The summer months will likely be uncomfortably hot. There is a long list of activities for the adventurous to explore throughout the surrounding area, including hiking, biking, horseback riding and plenty of off-road trails.



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1. Trailhead (0 mi)
You’ll begin by heading east at Waypoint 3 of Cane Wash. There are a lot of ups and downs in this first section.

Directions to Trailhead

Trailhead Coordinates: 38.925647, -110.764644

Starting Point: Huntington

Head east on Center Street. In 0.9 miles, Center Street will turn into River Road. Continue to follow for 2.8 miles. Turn right onto 200 North (332/Buffalo Rd) and follow for 12.4 miles. At this intersection, turn left (east) onto Green River Cutoff (401) and continue for 2.4 miles. At this point, you will be at the trailhead for Buckhorn Draw. Follow Buckhorn Draw 13.6 mi to Waypoint 5, Cane Wash. Turn right (west) on Cane Wash and follow northeast for 14.7 mi to waypoint 3. On the east side of the trail will be the trailhead for Oil Well Flat



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Sierra Santage

Mapping Crew - Utah

Sierra, is an optimist. She has lived in the Salt Lake Valley the entirety of her 25 years. She is passionate about nature and being outdoors. Though an amateur photographer, she has an eye for unique beauty. She's a proud owner of a Jeep wrangler, year 2000. She is new to off-roading, finally getting out on the dirt. None the less, eager to learn all there is to know, and meet like-minded people. Spends most of her time with her 5 year old son, whom is equally an adventurist. Welcoming to all the advice, tips and tricks made available. Looking forward to sharing all the knowledge and many adventures to come.
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