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Utah

Skyline Trail

The Skyline National Recreation Trail located on the Beaver Ranger District of the Fishlake National forest.

photo: Fall colors at the Skyline-Big John Flat Trailhead. Photo by USDA Forest Service.

Length: 9.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Type: Backcountry
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

Bicycling (off pavement)
Camping
Equestrian - Riding
Wildlife Observation

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Location: Fishlake National Forest, In Fishlake Natonal Forest, on SR 153 at Big Flat.
State(s): Utah
Counties: Piute, Beaver
Longitude: -112.35195
Latitude: 38.28329

Driving Directions

The Big Flat Trailhead lies 22 miles east of Beaver just off SR-153. The trail is identified by a road sign about 0.25 miles south of the Big Flat Guard Station where the road leaves the timber and enters the Big Flat meadow. The trailhead lies 200 yards east of SR-153.

Description

The trail was placed on the National recreation Trail System in 1979. The trail follows the craggy peaks of the Tushar Mountains and gives the experience of being on top of the mountains near the "skyline." This trail is a pathway to beautiful mountain vistas and grassy meadows accented by flowers, rocks, and gurgling streams.

Additional Details

Width: 18 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil
Secondary Surface: Soil

Average Grade: 8%
Maximum Grade: 15%
Elevation Low Point: 10,200
Elevation High Point: 11,050
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:
1979

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: USFS Trail Details

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:
Fishlake National Forest
575 South Main
Beaver, UT 84712
(435) 438-2436
[email protected]

 

Photos

Fall colors at the Skyline-Big John Flat Trailhead. Photo by USDA Forest Service.

Fall colors at the Skyline-Big John Flat Trailhead. Photo by USDA Forest Service.

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