Devil's Racetrack

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4.9/5 (14 reviews)
Green River, Utah (Emery County)
Last Updated: 06/21/2023
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With a name like Devil's Racetrack, you expect a thrill ride or sense of danger. That's partially true for this iconic Utah trail. There are a couple of rock-crawling obstacles near the edge of a shear cliff but nothing like the trails in Moab. The endless panoramas of distant arches and rock spires along the entire route keep you occupied between the rocky challenges. The trail's most iconic section is along The Razorback, a rocky stretch that tilts the driver off-camber while traversing a narrow spine high above the canyons below. The northern portion of the route crosses grassy meadows with the Twin Priest's rock spire as a backdrop.

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4.9/5 (15)
Rated 5/5
Visited: 02/10/2024
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

We ran this as the second part of the day and found a few challenges with the ice and snow in areas making things slick. A great trail overall.
Trail Review: Devil's Racetrack - Dirty Chuckwalla
This trail guide's difficulty was changed on 06/24/2023
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Rated 5/5
Visited: 06/12/2023

We started at Locomotive Point to take in the sites before dropping into this one. The flowers were amazing and everywhere. We took our time but still completed this one in 3 hours. I never had to use a locker, and I don't think I spun a tire. You need flexy suspension or expect to get tippy at several points. We only encountered another vehicle toward the end of the day along Nielsen Dugway. There are no "optional" obstacles left along this route. They have tightened up the boundaries and barricaded anything that is off-track. These restoration spots are already becoming more natural looking.
Trail Review: Devil's Racetrack - Bobby Nelson
Trail Review: Devil's Racetrack - Bobby Nelson
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Rated 5/5
Visited: 05/30/2022
Difficulty Accuracy: Harder

Super fun. Ran it north to south and there were some decent challenges for this semi-experienced guy. The razorback has a few interesting areas, and there is one area in the run up that was quite a challenge too. Saw lots of Motos and a few razors but no other “drive to the trail” rigs…
Trail Review: Devil's Racetrack - Wade
Rated 5/5
Visited: 05/29/2022
Difficulty Accuracy: Harder

Really fun trail. Ran this right after running fixit pass and drove up dirt roads from down by Goblin Valley so a really long day. JKU with 35's and Cherokee with 32's. There was 3 or 4 obstacles that I would say push this rating to the 6 for sure and some in my group said maybe a 7 with those spots. I think it depends on how you take a few of those spots. We had a pretty close tip over in one spot with the Cherokee with two wheels off the ground and had to do a couple obstacles with some thinking of how to get through them safely. Most of the ledges are just fun and moderate ledges that are really fun. I think the "razorback" area is the area that was exceptionally hard and the razors behind us said their friend tipped over in the same spot the Cherokee almost tipped over the last time they were there. I don't know if taking this from the other direction would be easier or not though. We recently ran Top of the World in Moab which is generally rated as a 6 I think and we all thought this one was a bit harder with a little more risk in that one section.

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