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Nine Mile Canyon

Trail Type
Biking, Hiking, Horseback
Nine Mile Canyon is considerably longer than its name suggests. This unique canyon extends more than 40 miles from the headwaters of Nine Mile Creek near Price to the Green River at the head of Desolation Canyon.
Time to Allow
Variable with several options
Water Available
Remote Area. Carry plenty of your own water.

Opportunity for novice to intermediate difficulty levels
Biking Difficulty

Trail is and in and out. This is a remote area and cyclists should be self sufficient.
Brochure Available?

Basic Directions

The turnoff to Nine Mile Canyon is about 2 miles east of wellington on US 191/6 (Soldier Creek Road). From the turnoff, drive 20 miles on paved and graded dirt roads to the head of Nine Mile Canyon. Watch for rock art panels on the final 8-mile stretch beginning at the Minnie Maud Creek bridge. Park where Sheep Creek Canyon branches off from Nine Mile Canyon.