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Mounds / Price River Overlook

Trail Type
Biking, Hiking
Difficulty
Moderate
The route follows a well maintained 2wd dirt road most of the way, and ends at an overlook several hundred feet above the Price River. The ride may be shortened for beginners by driving further out along Mounds Road.
Time to Allow
Up to 26 Miles
Water Available
No water on Route. Carry plenty of your own water.
Difficulty
Moderate

This is an excellent beginner-intermediate ride that traverses the high desert to the southeast of Price.
Biking Difficulty
Intermediate

This trail is an out and back
Brochure Available?
0

Basic Directions

The ride starts off of Highway 6 approximately 3.5 miles east from the Nine Mile Canyon turnoff at the edge of Wellington. Park at your discretion. From the turnoff follow the well maintained dirt road south along the Mounds bench. The road rises and falls for several miles allowing you to enjoy spectacular views of the Wasatch Plateau to the West, Flattop Mountain to the south, and of the Book Cliffs to the east.