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Utah State #313 Highway Guide

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Junction Utah Highways SR 313 and US 191
Northern end of Utah Highway SR 313 (Dead Horse Mesa) Scenic Byway at mile marker 136.8 on US 191 and 11 miles north of downtown Moab, Utah or 20 miles south of Exit 180 on I-70. The road runs up mid-Sevenmile Canyon. Elevation 4,400 feet. For highway travel north or south via U.S. Highway #191 See Milebymile.com - Utah Road Map Highway Travel Guide - Arizona/Utah State Line to Crescent Junction for driving directions.

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Parks Info Kiosk
Information about Canyonlands, Utah National Park and Dead Horse Point, Utah State Park.
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Travel and Camping Rules Info Kiosk / View Area
Views of picturesque mid-Sevenmile Canyon to the west and of abandoned uranium mining activity in the cliffline to the north.
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Sevenmile Canyon, Utah Recreation Area
Semi-developed campsites.
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Upper Sevenmile Canyon, Utah - North and South Forks
Confluence of the Sevenmile Canyon's North and South Forks. Elevation 4,500 feet. SR 313 runs in the bottom of the North Fork for half a mile before ascending the slopes above it. A 4-WD trail runs up into South Fork.
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Prehistoric Indian Petroglyphs
On the cliff base, beyond some big boulders, on the eastern side of the road.
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Monitor and Merrimac Buttes
View area. Elevation 4,800 feet. Standing at 600 feet high, The Monitor and Merrimac Buttes got their names because they resemble two Civil War ironclad ships. To the right is The Monitor (which was the Union ship) while The Merrimac was the Confederate ship. For the next miles, the North and South Fork of Sevenmile Canyon are to the right and left of this narrow finger of the Big Flat (or Island-in-the-Sky) peninsula.
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Big Mesa, Utah
View area. Elevation 5,000 feet. Spectacular Big Mesa dominates the northern skyline.
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South Fork Country
4-WD access to overlooks and hiking trails in and above the South Fork and its tributary canyons of upper-Sevenmile Canyon.
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Colorado Plateau, Utah
View area (elevation 5,500 feet) offering a beautiful full-circle panorama. This remarkable scenery is typical of the Colorado Plateau.
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Dubinky Well Road
Off-highway vehicle road. Before SR 313 was constructed, this was the only vehicle access road for Dead Horse Point, Utah State Park and Canyonlands, Utah National Park. Access to breathtaking overlooks of the Green River, Utah in the Labyrinth Canyon Gorge.
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Henry Mountains and San Rafael Swell
The lofty Henry Mountains and the slopes of the San Rafael Swell dominate the western horizon.
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Mineral Point Road
Elevation 5,700 feet. Off-highway vehicle road access to Mineral Point and its many worthwhile trails and vistas.
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Mineral Bottom Road
Access to Horsethief Point (12 miles) and Mineral Bottom boat ramp (15 miles)on the Green River. Other recreational opportunities to which this off-highway vehicle road provides access include the 110 miles long White Rim Trail in Canyonlands National Park.
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Gemini Bridges Road
Also known as Arths Pasture Road. This off-highway vehicle road is one of the most popular trails in the Moab area. It is 14 miles long and has a 1,400 feet descent from here to Hwy US 191, where the road ends at marker 135.6. The road features twin arches as well as outstanding views of the area.
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The Knoll, Utah
Elevation 6,100 feet. The dome of sandstone just east of this junction is called The Knoll, the high central point on the Big Flat (or Island-in-the-Sky) peninsula. The road straight ahead enters the Island-in-the-Sky District of Canyonlands, Utah National Park after 4.5 miles. SR 313 goes left (east) and enters Dead Horse Point State Park after 4 miles.
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Long Canyon Road
This off-highway vehicle road connects with Potash Road (SR 279 Scenic Byway along the Colorado River)after 7.5 miles. Spectacular views of Behind-the-Rocks (series of parallel sandstone walls) below the peaks of the La Sal Mountains.
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Long Canyon Road
The mountains visible to the south are the Abajo (or Blue) Mountains. The Henry Mountains are to the west.
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Dead Horse Point , Utah State Park
The road ends 3.8 miles ahead in Dead Horse Point State Park, one of Utah's most spectacular state parks providing a magnificent view of Canyonland's sculptured pinnacles and buttes. Several large serpentine curves of the Colorado River, including the spectacular loop called The Gooseneck, can be seen almost 2,000 feet below Dead Horse Point. End of Road Map travel Guide. -e