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Utah United States #40 Highway Guide

Miles Kms Item Summary
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0.0
6447 ft.
Junction Interstate 80/US 189
West through the Wasatch National Forest to Salt Lake City and North a few miles to Rockport Reservoir AKA Wanship Reservoir. Rockport State Park (Fishing, boating, water skiing. Juniper Campground (Not primitive). Cottonwood Campground. Crandall Campground. Twin Coves Campground. Riverside Campground. Cedar Point Campground).

1.1
1.7
6526 ft.
Exit 2
Silver Summit Parkway and Silver Creek Drive.
3.8
6.1
6640 ft.
Junction Utah Route 248 - Park City
Community of Park City, Utah to the West. Attractions - The Mary G. Steiner Egyptian Theater. (328 Main Street. Egyptian themed historic theater.) East to Kamas, Utah.
8.1
13.0
6467 ft.
Jordanelle Reservoir
Jordanelle Reservoir and Jordanelle State Park (Camping, boating, swimming, fishing, and hiking. Hailstone Recreation Area has camping with water/electric, day-use area and is Popular with boaters and RV campers. Rock Cliff Recreation Area is in the southeast, quieter, tall cottonwoods, by Upper Provo River, camping, nature center, boardwalk. Walk-in and no dogs).
9.4
15.2
6325 ft.
View of Jordanelle Reservoir
Jordanelle Reservoir to the East.
12.1
19.5
5764 ft.
Bridge
Bridge over the FProvo River.
13.0
21.0
5719 ft.
Junction of Utah route 32
Northeast past the South end of Jordanelle Reseroir and then north to Kamas, Utah.
16.8
27.1
5604 ft.
Heber City, Utah
Community of Heber City, Utah. AKA Heber, Utah. The Heber Valley Railroad (entertainment, train rides, and chuckwagon dinner meals. 435-654-5601) Heber Valley Aero Museum (Historic airplanes. Airport Road. 435-657-1826).
18.1
29.2
5669 ft.
Hospital
Herber Valley Medical Center.
19.4
31.2
5791 ft.
Daniel, Utah
Community of Daniel, Utah. No services.
25.3
40.7
6391 ft.
Boundary Uinta National Forest
Boundary of the Uinta National Forest.
34.2
55.1
7972 ft.
Daniel's Summit Lodge
Daniel's Summit Lodge at the summit of the pass.
40.2
64.7
7641 ft.
Junction US 131 - Access Strawberry Bay Campground
Access Strawberry Bay Campground West Strawberry Road goes by the West side of of the Strawberry Reservoir. Camping at Strawberry Bay Campground (245 campsites, 26 with water/sewer/electrical, fishing. Picnic areas,hiking, visitor center, boating, water skiing, ATV designated trails. 435-654-0470).
46.4
74.6
7667 ft.
View of Strawberry Reservoir
Strawberry Reservoir to the West.
49.5
79.6
7720 ft.
Soldier Creek Campground
Soldier Creek Campground on an arm of Strawberry Reservoir (Two miles South. 166 camp sites, 3 group picnic areas, shelters, fishing, scenic overlook drive.).
50.8
81.7
7671 ft.
Boundary Uinta National Forest
Boundary of the Uinta National Forest.
65.0
104.6
6365 ft.
Bridge
Bridge over Red Creek.
68.2
109.8
6670 ft.
Junction of Utah route 208
North to connect up with highway 35 near Tabiona, Utah.
81.3
130.9
5709 ft.
Bridge
Bridge over an arm of Starvation Reservoir.
85.8
138.0
5525 ft.
Bridge
Bridge over the Duchesne River.
85.9
138.3
5525 ft.
Starvation State Park and Starvation Reservoir.
Follow Utah highway state 311 to Starvation State Park and Starvation Reservoir. (Fishing, boating, secluded campsites, four primitive campgrounds, one developed campground, off-highway vehicle trails riding is popular. 435-738-2326).
86.4
139.1
5522 ft.
Junction of Utah route 191 Duchesne
Community of Duchesne, Utah. Attractions - Strawberry River Boardwalk with fishing spots. Southwest to Helper, Utah.
86.6
139.3
5518 ft.
Junction of Utah route 87 - t North Center Street.
Heads North through farm country, past the Big Sand Wash Reservoir and reconnects with US40.
87.2
140.4
5492 ft.
Bridge
Bridge over the Duchesne River at the confluence of the Strawberry River.
105.1
169.1
5095 ft.
Myton, Utah
Community of Myton, Utah. Claims to have "... more characters per square foot than any place in the USA!". Limited services.
105.4
169.6
5069 ft.
Bridge
Bridge over the Duchesne River.
109.5
176.2
5184 ft.
Junction 87
Twelve miles West/North to Big Sand Wash Reservoir (mostly dried up).
114.6
184.5
5098 ft.
Junction of Utah route 121- Roosevelt
Community of Roosevelt, Utah. Attractions: Uintah Basin In Celebration (UBIC. First week in August. Parade, craft shows, swimming competitions, fireworks display, golf/softball tournaments, food courts, children's activities, pet shows, food courts, running/walking events, and live concerts). North to Neola, Utah.
120.4
193.7
5154 ft.
Bottle Hollow Reservoir
South of the highway is the Bottle Hollow Reservoir.
121.5
195.5
5039 ft.
Fort Duchesne, Utah
Community of Fort Duchesne, Utah. Site of historic Fort Duchesne (1886 to 1912).
121.8
196.0
5020 ft.
Bridge
Bridge over the Uinta River.
130.5
210.0
5108 ft.
Junction of Utah route 88.

143.9
231.6
5361 ft.
Junction of Utah route 121
West to Maeser, Utah; Lapoint, Utah; Neola, Utah.
144.4
232.4
5328 ft.
Junction of Utah highway US191 - Vernal
Community of Vernal, Utah. Attractions: Daughters of Utah Pioneer Museum (186 South 500 West, Vernal, UT. 435-789-0352). Utah Field House of Natural History State Park Museum (496 East Main, Vernal, UT. 435-789-3799). Western Heritage Museum (328 E 200 South, Vernal, UT. 435-789-7399). North to Steinaker Reservoir and Steinaker State Park (Fishing - rainbow trout, largemouth bass, sandy swimming beaches, boating, waterskiing, camping - 435-789-4432). Dry Fork Petroglyphs (10 miles North. 435-789-6932). Red Fleet Reservoir and Red Fleet State Park.
148.4
238.8
5262 ft.
Junction of Utah route 45.
West of highway.
157.3
253.1
4764 ft.
Junction of Utah route149
North to Dinosaur National Monument.
157.9
254.1
4728 ft.
Bridge
Bridge over the Green River.
174.9
281.4
5607 ft.
Colorado State Line
Terminus of highway guide at Colorado State Line. Three more miles into Colorado to the community of Dinosaur, Colorado.