Directions to the Honaker Trailhead
Near Goosenecks State Park, Utah
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Last update: July 2, 2017 --
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I created this brief webpage because of frustration in May 2017 trying
to follow poor directions I found
here in this otherwise useful webpage.
And because despite offering corrections by email to "The Outbound
Collective", they have not corrected their information, insisting the
proper way is for me to join their tribe as a member first (no thanks).
Directions to the trailhead:
Go south on paved road 261 toward Mexican Hat. Turn right (west)
on the well-signed paved road toward Goosenecks State Park.
After 0.5 miles take the unmarked, but obvious, right fork on unpaved
but good road CR244.
Follow CR244 for 2.6 miles watching for a large water tank lying
left of the road (visible on Google Earth). Take the lesser left fork
at this point. Start watching for any signs of impassible mud or sand,
although the road is pretty good when dry.
Continue 1.0 mile further (3.6 total from CR244 junction) to a prominent
hilltop (37.195845 -109.944968 WGS83) that's a good place to
camp. If sufficient clearance and comfortable, continue downhill over a
short, steep rocky stretch, after which the road improves, another 0.8
miles west, south, west, south to a T intersection marked with 1-2 large
Turn right (west) here on the major fork another 0.2 miles (or less)
indirectly west to the canyon rim and prominent large cairn at the true
trailhead. The trail begins down a cut through the uppermost
As of this writing, Google Earth knows the phrase "Honaker
Trailhead", but not "Honaker Trail", beware.