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Red Mountain OHV Trail

The Red Mountain Trail is part of the Outlaw Trail system in Vernal Utah



Located in Uintah County, The Red Mountain trail is approximately 8 miles north of Vernal near Steinaker Lake State Park. Red Mountain is part of Uintah county's "Outlaw Trail System".


Trail Details

Accessible By:

  • Dirtbikes
  • ATVs
  • Side by Sides
  • UTVs
  • Full size Jeep & 4x4s

Total Miles: 21 miles

Trail Difficulty: Moderate and Extreme

Technical rating: 8/10

Time to Ride: 4-5 hours

Seasons to Ride: Year-round



The trailhead is located at 40.5109228, -109.5746354, just west of Hwy 91 on 301 (the road to Steinaker Park). There is a restroom and a few maps that will help you get started for the day.


Trail Overview

The trail is approximately 20 miles, but there are many many more miles of trail in the area if you decide to extend the day. The trail should take about 3-4 hours to explore, depending on your driving and whether you take some of the side trails available. There are no services (unless you enter Steinaker State Park) so stock up on anything you need before leaving Vernal.

  • Facilities: Steinaker State Park
  • Restrooms: At the trailhead
  • You may encounter gates. Leave them as is.
  • Allowed: ATVs, UTVs & Dirtbikes, and full-sized jeep/4x4s
  • Signage: Most trails have adequate signage, but a GPS is highly recommended.


Downloadable Maps here:


Nearby Places to Stay in Vernal

The Red Mountain OHV trail is a 15 minute drive from Vernal, Utah.

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  • Facilities: Steinaker State Park
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Trail Features
  • Difficulty: Hard
  • Distance (mi.): 20
  • Parking Type: Parking Lot
  • Route Type: Loop
  • Trail Traffic: Light
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Nearby Attractions
Closest National/State Park
Red Fleet State Park 5
Dinosaur National Monument 10
Steinaker Reservoir 5
map pin 3662 2500 W St.
Vernal, UT 84078 See Map
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