Category Archives: Utah – Central

Trips in central Utah

Potter’s Ponds Loop – Sep 2017

Sept. 2, 2017 For Labor Day weekend, the Gardiner and Bradley families decided to enjoy an easy ATV loop near the Skyline Drive above Fairview, Utah.  This is a fairly easy 38 mile loop. We parked at the staging area … Continue reading

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Split Mountain – July 2017

July 26-28, 2017 This is part two of our trip report.  For part one, see “Flaming Gorge Trip Report.” We moved from the Lodgepole campground (~8000’) to Green River campground at only 4750’ elevation.  The storm had passed, so we … Continue reading

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Desolation Canyon – July 2017

July 12-17, 2017 The upper Green River Basin had a huge snow-pack this year.  Some reports indicate about 250% of normal.  That means two things for Desolation Canyon; high water, and lots of mosquitoes! Unfortunately, we didn’t get to enjoy … Continue reading

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Arapeen Adventure – July 2016

July 18-20, 2016 I have only been to the Arapeen trail system once before.  Back in 2006 I took my two oldest sons on a three-day trip to explore some of the trails.  It was not one of our favorite … Continue reading

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Skyline Drive – July 2015

July 3, 2015 Now that Jason has completed his two-year service mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, it was time to get him back in the mountains and enjoy a day of dirt biking. We decided … Continue reading

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Paiute ATV Trails – Oct 2014

Oct. 17-18, 2014 Two years ago Jamie and I went to Richfield during her fall recess to ride some of the Paiute ATV trails. Unfortunately, we got snow that week, which made it impossible to ride the higher elevation trails, … Continue reading

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Diamond Fork – Oct 2014

Oct. 11, 2014 Kevin and Jamie wanted to do an easy ride before winter sets in. We decided to go to Diamond Fork and Strawberry Ridge since the weather has been pretty good. We were surprised that the leaves were … Continue reading

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