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San Rafael River Map List

The San Rafeal River is located on the "Huntington" and "San Rafael Desert" BLM Surface Status maps (1:100,000 scale).  These are sold for $4 each at most BLM offices in Utah. 

The Price Field Office does not sell USGS maps, but they are available directly from USGS (see address below) some visitor centers, private outlets and government offices.

Utah Geological Survey
Department of Natural Resources Library
1594 West North Temple
PO Box 146100
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6100

Telephone:  801-537-3333
Fax:  801-537-3400

Canyonlands Natural History Association
3031 South Highway 181
Moab, UT 84532



The more detailed USGS 7.5 minute quads should also be carried.  The San Rafael River is located on the following quad sheets:

(Listed From Upstream to Downstream):

  • Hadden Holes (from confluence of Cottonwood and Ferron Creeks to Cat Canyon)
  • Horn Silver Gulch (mouth of Red Wash)
  • Sids Mountain (Fuller bottom to Little Grand Canyon)
  • Bottleneck Peak (Little Grand Canyon to below the BLM Campground)
  • Devils Holes (upstream of Red Canyon, through Black Box)
  • Drowned Hole Draw (Black Box)
  • Mexican Mountain (Black Box, Mexican Bend)
  • Spotted Wolf Canyon (Swasey's Leap, Lower Black Box, Tidwell Bottoms, Interstate 70 and below)
  • Jessies Twist (east of Shadscale Mesa)
  • Horse Bench West (mostly downstream of SR24)
  • Spring Canyon (downstream of SR24)
  • Horse Bench East (Bridge over River)
  • Green River SE (Confluence with Green River)