There are many ways to get to Delta from Salt Lake City. You can
drive south on I-15 to Santaquin, then take Highway 6 west through
the town of Eureka on to Delta or take Redwood Road all the way to
Highway 6 going on the west side of Utah Lake. You can also go on
I-15 south to Nephi, then west on Highway 132, then south on Highway
6 to Delta. When you arrive at Delta, turn right onto Highway 50
and go west through town, then turn south on Highway 257. It is
about 161 miles from Salt Lake City by way of Nephi and 149 by way
of Eureka and Redwood Road. We went to the Little Sage Valley
turnoff N38°54.806' W112°48.927' is the turn off of Highway 257. It
is 30.5 miles from the turnoff of Highway 50. It is a dirt road
from Highway 257. You will want to go west about 4 miles up the
road and then park anywhere and call that your trailhead.
In Delta there are groceries store, gas, food, RV Park, Hotel and
ATV Dealers. In Lynndly there is a gas station with many flavors of
There are many primitive camping spots along the road.
Trailheads are located
at Johnson Pass at mile post 53 then west 9.7 to trailhead, Little
Sage Valley at mile post 39 then 6.6 miles to trailhead, Cedar Pass
at mile post 28 then west 1.9 miles and Headlight Canyon trailhead
at milepost 23 then west 2.4 miles. The riding is mostly on
improved gravel roads. There were some side trails and some of the
connecting roads are two track truck width. This mean you had one
wheel riding on the bumping grass in the middle of the road. You
can also drive down to the lake bed which is dry but flat almost
like the salt flats. There are many loops, with the largest being
almost 60 miles. The area has over 120 miles of official trails and
many side roads. Remember to leave gates as you found them.
Elevation 4,750 to 6,200 feet.
Most trails were signed.
This could be a fun place to ride in the winter
with about one foot of snow.
Millard County (435) 864-4316
Millard County Travel
The closest medical Clinic is Central Valley Medical Clinic in Nephi.
18 West 1500 N (435)623-3000
Millard County Sheriff (435) 864-2755 or (435)
Highway Patrol (435) 743-6653
BLM Office in Fillmore (435)743-3123
All year best in spring and fall.