U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
|Mount Ellen Summit Trail|
Mount Ellen Summit Trail
This trail leads from the parking lot at the top of Bull Creek Pass north to
Hikers can pick up a connecting trail which leads to Dandelion Flat Picnic ground in Sawmill Basin. This trip continues from the summit down the northeast flank of the mountain to the trailhead parking lot at Dandelion Flat in Sawmill Basin. This trail is also about 5 miles and passes through outstanding groves of aspen in sawmill basin. The path is not well marked but is an old logging path cut through the trees.
Take Notom Road south from Highway 24 at the east side of Capitol Reef National Park. Drive south about 8 miles to the Sandy Ranch Road. Follow this road east into the Henry Mountains. Follow the signs to Bull Creek Pass. The road is a well maintained dirt road for much of the distance.
For more information, please contact:
Henry Mountains Field Station