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Fish Creek

Passes through Blackhawk Formation rock (78-82 million years) - coal production area.

Length: 10.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

Bicycling (off pavement)
Camping
Dogs - On leash
Equestrian - Riding
Fishing
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Snow - Snowshoeing

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Location: From Fairview, head east on 400 North for approximately 8.5 miles. Turn left onto UT-264 and travel for approximately 0.2 miles. Continue straight onto Skyline Drive Road #50150 and travel approximately 13.6 miles to Fish Creek Trail #5130 located on yo
State(s): Utah
Counties:
Longitude: -111.20299
Latitude: 39.77453

Driving Directions

Trailhead starts at Fish Creek campground, 6 miles from Scofield. Take road north of Scofield on west side of reservoir to Forest Development Road #123. TL and follow 123 to campground. Trail ends on Skyline Drive, (FR #150) 14 miles N. of junction of SR 31 & SR 264.

Description

The Fish Creek NRT #5130 is 9.6 miles long. The lower trailhead is located at the end of Forest Road #50123 (Fish Creek Campground). The trail ends at the upper trailhead on North Skyline Drive (Forest Road #50150). The trail is located along the bottom of Fish Creek drainage and generally parallels the stream with two bridged crossings. It climbs 1,080 feet from Fish Creek Campground (7,696 feet) to Skyline Drive (8,776 feet). Vegetation ranges from willows and grass along the immediate stream course, to sagebrush-grass on the south exposures of the canyon. Aspen stands and mixed aspen-conifer are visible on the north facing slope. This trail is normally hiked or biked downward from North Skyline Drive, although many people also hike and fish along the lower 2-3 miles of the trail.

Additional Details

Width: 12 inches.
Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:
1979

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Manti-La Sal National Forest
Price Ranger District
599 W. Price River Dr.
Price , UT 84501
(435) 637-2817
/r4_m-1@fs.fed.us

 

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