Cathedral Valley Scenic Backway

Cathedral Valley Scenic Backway

The Cathedral Valley Scenic Backway exhibits striking views of the Mussentuchit badlands, and on the NPS lands the Temple of the Moon and Sun formations are accessible. The road is a single-lane road with a dirt base. High clearance vehicles are recommended.

The road starts at Highway 70, runs south approximately 55 miles to Highway 24 one half miles west of Caineville past the Limestone Cliffs, through the Red Desert, and the Last Chance Desert.

For more information, please contact:

Henry Mountains Field Station
(Hanksville Office)
380 South 100 West
Hanksville, Utah 84734
(435) 542-3461
utrfmail@blm.gov