Located in eastern Wayne and Garfield Counties, about 25 miles southeast of Hanksville, UT.
French Spring-Happy Canyon
French Springs-Happy Canyon Wilderness Study Area is in eastern Wayne and Garfield Counties. The unit is 25,000 acres and consists of high, narrow ridges and a mesa cut by narrow, sheer-walled, meandering canyons 600 to 1,000 feet deep. Other land forms include buttes, spires, arroyos, rockfalls, alluvial fans, terraces, and sand dunes. Opportunities for solitude and primitive/unconfined recreation are outstanding. Photography, day hiking, and scenic sightseeing are popular within the WSA. The longest hiking route is 11 miles, from Gordon Flats to Happy Canyon via French Spring Canyon.