Turkey Pen Ruins (UI)

GENERAL HIKE INFORMATION
Date:Mar 23, 2022Destination:Turkey Pen Ruins
Level:Upper Intermediate (UI)Area:Kane Gulch, UT
Approx hike distance in miles:9Hike leader:Bruce Odegaard
Low to high elevation gain:570Hike leader phone:206-396-5472
Accum elevation gain in feet:N/AHike leader email:bodegaard1@aol.com
Departure time - Shirttail C-Store7:30Please arrive 10 minutes early to check in
Recommended gas donation:$10
Unpaved miles:NoPark entry fee per vehicle:$5.00 per person
Road conditions:GoodWebsite for reference info:N/A
High clearance vehicle req'd:NoTrailhead GPS coordinates:N/A


TRAIL CONDITIONS

Maintained Trail:YesUneven Footing:Yes
Steep Side Drop-offs:YesSteep Trail:
Yes
Off Trail (scratchy):NoSlippery Trail Surfaces:Maybe
Use of Hands Required:YesBoulder Hopping:Yes
Difficulty :StrenuousWater Crossings:Maybe
Restrooms at Trailhead:YesGloves Required:Yes
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:
This hike has gorgeous scenery with numerous petroglyphs, ruins, and middens. *There is a 12-person limit on this hike (11 hikers + the hike leader). This hike requires a fee of $5.00/person. Bring warm clothing, water, lunch and your hiking sticks. Meet to caravan to this hike at Shirttail C-Store, located on the northwest corner of the intersection of Hwy 191 and 95.
DIRECTIONS TO TRAILHEAD:
If you think you might be driving, please print and bring these directions with you.
  • From Blanding: Travel south on Hwy 191 to Rt 95 (just south of the Blanding airport).
  • From Bluff: Travel north on Hwy 191 to Rt 95 (approximately 22 miles).