Multiple trails in Sevier County have natural creek crossings. These offer a great place to stop and take a break or
have lunch or a snack.
County of Sevier: 435-893-0400, www.
Freemont Indian State Park: 435-527-
Richfield Chamber of Commerce:
Sevier Valley OHV Club: 405-762-
The designated ATV/UTV routes
include 50 inches or less and 60 inches or less. There are also trails for
full-size vehicles. The trails meander
next to everything from tight, wooded
areas to open hillsides. The difficulty
level for trails is rated from easy to
hard. Any time of the year, chances are good that you will see deer,
elk, cattle and other animals in this
part of the country. Some of the trails
close in the winter because of snow
at the higher elevations and do not
open until late July each year. The
Arizona New Mexico
PAIUTE & GOOSEBERRY
Gooseberry Trail has 250 miles of
exploration routes, while the Paiute
Trail has 1200 miles.
The Old Spanish Trail goes from
New Mexico, passing through Sevier
County, going into California, and
was used to transport goods between
the states in the 1800s. This trail is
approximately 1200 miles long
through a mixture of terrain.
One of the more well-known trails
is the Max Reid/Paiute Side Trail.
The Reid trail can be used to go from
Fremont Indian State Park through
the semi-wooded, mountainous terrain of Sargent Mountain. At the end
of the trail, Silver King Mine is accessible. At the mine, there is a walking
tour offered that shows, among others, a cabin and a mine tunnel.
There is also the Great Western
Trail, which goes through Arizona,
Utah, Idaho and Montana. From
Canada to Mexico is 4,455 miles.
The idea was to create a trail from
the Grand Canyon to Yellowstone
National Park. The Utah section enters
the state from the north near Beaver
Mountain and exits into Arizona.
Many of these trails traverse varying elevations, If you need your carbureted ATV worked on or any parts
for your quad or other machines, visit
Jorgenson’s. This shop provided us
with a quad during our trip.
If you don’t live in the Utah area
but still want this riding experience, it
is only a few hours from many areas,
including Las Vegas (only a four-hour
trip along the 15 to the 70). Using
the 70, Grand Junction, Colorado, is
only three hours away. The towns
in Sevier County have ATV-friendly
hotels or KOA campgrounds. Our
contact section has a list of local
clubs and the local chamber of commerce. ❏
The majority of the
trails are 60 inches
or less. This gate
helps to keep
livestock in on the
During our travels we got to stop and
check out the Silver King Mine. You can
walk around the cabin and see some of
the old mineshafts.
WHERE TO RIDE