The Rock Corral Recreation Area is day use recreation area located 10 miles east of Milford on the west slope of the Mineral Mountains. Nestled at the head of Corral Canyon, the site is one of the most scenic in the Cedar City Field Office. With its location being off major travel routes, the area is truly a hidden gem among Utah Public Lands. It includes a day use area offering spectacular views, rest rooms, sheltered tables, fire pits, and parking.Numerous activities are available in the area such as picnicking, geocaching, camping, rock hounding, rock climbing, hiking, and more. The area is popular with rock hounders, and is known for its smoky quartz. There are numerous rock climbing routes with both sport and trad are in the area. Hiking in the area offers truly scenic vistas of the valleys and Mineral Mountains. With a hike to the top of Granite Peak, a person is rewarded with an almost 360 degree view of the valleys and mountains below.
From Minersville. Head north on highway 21. Follow this toward Milford. Take a right at the sign directing to the Rock Corral onto the Pass Road. At the fork take the left one directing to Rock Corral and Upper Ranch Canyon Road. At the next fork, a right will take you to the day-use and picnic area and a left will take you to the camping area.