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Physical Activity Resources in Millard County

 

Wayne County
Wayne swimming Pool: open June-August
Wayne Fair 3rd week in August: 5K run, tri-athon
Big Apples Days: Saturday before the 4th 5k
Boulder ½ Marathon or Marathon  Mid September
Fitness center Power plant Bicknell Utah

 

POPULAR BACKCOUNTRY ROUTES

Capitol Gorge

1.0 mi
(1.6 km)

80 ft
(24 m)

Easy

Deep canyon, historic inscriptions, short climb to waterpockets ("tanks")

Goosenecks

0.1 mi
(0.2 km)

<50 ft
(<15 m)

Easy

Dramatic canyon views

Grand Wash

2.2 mi
(3.6 km)

200 ft
(61 m)

Easy

Deep canyon, narrows

Sunset Point

0.4 mi
(0.6 km)

<50 ft
(<15 m)

Easy

Panorama, good for sunset

Cohab Canyon

1.7 mi
(2.7 km)

440 ft
(134 m)

Moderate

Hidden canyons, views of Fruita, panoramas at spur trail view points

Fremont River

1.0 mi
(1.7 km)

480 ft
(146 m)

Moderate

Easy stroll along river, then steep climb to panoramas

Hickman Bridge

0.9 mi
(1.4 km)

400 ft
(122 m)

Moderate

133-foot natural bridge, canyon views

Cassidy Arch

1.7 mi
(2.8 km)

670 ft
(204 m)

Strenuous

Natural arch, slickrock, canyon views

Chimney Rock Loop
round trip

3.6 mi
(5.9 km)

590 ft
(180 m)

Strenuous

Panoramas of Waterpocket Fold cliffs, good for sunset

Fremont Gorge Overlook

2.3 mi
(3.6 km)

1,090 ft
(332 m)

Strenuous

Short climb to open mesa top, ends at high viewpoint on rim of gorge

Frying Pan

2.9 mi
(4.6 km)

810 ft
(247 m)

Strenuous

Connects Cohab Canyon and Cassidy Arch trails, ridgetop panoramas

Golden Throne

2.0 mi
(3.2 km)

730 ft
(223 m)

Strenuous

Views of Capitol Gorge and Golden Throne

Navajo Knobs

4.7 mi
(7.6 km)

1,620 ft
(494 m)

Strenuous

Continuation of Rim Overlook Trail, 360-degree mountaintop panorama

Old Wagon Trail Loop round trip

3.8 mi
(6.1 km)

1,080 ft
(329 m)

Strenuous

Pinyon-juniper forest, views of cliffs and Henry Mountains

Rim Overlook

2.3 mi
(3.6 km)

1,110 ft
(338 m)

Strenuous

Panoramas of Fruita and Waterpocket Fold from atop dramatic cliff

 

For more information about the EPICC Program, visit http://health.utah.gov/obesity/.

 

July 5, 2017