Temple Mine

Hanksville, Utah (Emery County)

Last Updated: 04/17/2022
4.5 / 5 ( 12 reviews )
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Highlight: Temple Mine
Situated in the southern end of the San Rafael Swell, the Temple Mine off-road trail takes you back to many mining areas to explore and up and over the ridgeline leading to an inspiring view of Temple Mountain. Remote and historic, this is a seldom traveled route perfect for the adventurer looking for the hidden nooks and crannies of the San Rafael Swell.


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The trailhead begins at the end of North Temple Wash.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: Green River, Utah

Take I70 West for 10.5 miles. Go south at Exit 149 for Hanksville/UT 24. Follow UT 24 for 24.2 miles until you reach Temple Mountain Road. Turn right (west) onto Temple Mountain road and follow for 5.1 miles where you will turn right (north) to reach the trailhead for North Temple Wash. Take North Temple Wash to its end.



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TJ Bosworth

Mapping Crew - Utah

Born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah, he's only been off-roading since he was 16 but fell in love immediately. He attended college in Denver for Culinary Arts and Restaurant Management and wheeled in Colorado for 4 years, but ended up moving back home to Salt Lake City. He currently works in an off-road shop and spends his free time doing anything he can to stay busy, which is usually working on his jeep or playing music. Outside of off-roading, he is an avid whitewater rafter and outdoor cook. Camping at least every other weekend in any season is a normal year. The further from civilization, the better. Bring on the memories!
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