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   Carbon County

Clear Creek  31 Aug 2002   by Jack Binch  ŠJack Binch
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Clark Valley Reservoir  

Directions:  From  Hwy 6 and 191 about 14 miles east of Price take Clark Valley Road and go 5 or 6 miles to the Reservoir.

     eBird Data:   |  Clarks Valley Reservoir |

Emma Park Road  (Submitted by Eric Huish)

Directions:  About 10.5 miles SE of Soldier Summit on US 6, is a signed turnoff to Emma Park Road.  Go about 3.8 miles to the mile or so stretch of road that is know for its birds.


Fish Creek (Fish Creek National Recreation Trailhead)  (Submitted by Merrill Webb)

Directions:   From the junction of Myrtle St. and Church St. in Schofield, turn north towards the reservoir. Follow the road along the west side of the reservoir for 1.6 miles to where Fish Creek comes in from the west.  Turn left (west) and follow the road about 3.8 miles to the trailhead where there is a small campground.


Gordon Creek State Wildlife Management Area  (Submitted by Eric Huish)

Directions:   From Hwy 6 turn West on Consumers Road about 2 miles South of Helper or almost 5 miles North of Price (N 39̊ 39.130' W 110̊ 51.630'). Gordon Creek State Wildlife Management Area is about 7 miles up Consumers Road.


Indian Canyon (in Carbon and Duchesne Counties)

Directions:  About 3 miles north of Helper on Hwy. 6, take Hwy. 191 which heads in a generally northeast direction to Duchesne.


Price to Sunnyside  

Directions:  Turn off Hwy 6, 191 at 100 North into Price. Start with  Pioneer Park (100 East 550 North)  & Washington Park (150 East 450 North)  and the College of Eastern Utah (451 East 4th North). Then take Main Street going east to get back on Hwy 6 and 191 going southeast out of Price.  About 9 miles past Wellington turn left on SR 123 and proceed to Sunnyside about 8 miles away.

     eBird Data:   |  Pioneer & Washington ParksCollege of Eastern UtahEast Carbon WTP  |
                            |  Farnham Rd -- Price River Valley Sunnyside Park |
                            |  Grassy Trail Reservoir & Lower Whitmore Canyon |

Price Canyon Recreation Site   (discovered by Eric Huish)

Directions:  About 13.7 miles SE of Soldier Summit on US 6, is a turnoff on the southwest side of the road to a paved one-lane road that leads to the camping and picnic areas about 3 miles up the mountain.


River Walkway in Helper  (submitted by Robin Tuck)

Directions:   Turning east off Highway 6 onto Helper Main Street (State Highway 157) and bend immediately to the south. After two blocks, angle west (right) onto First Street where parking for 6 cars can be found. Restrooms are about a block south. The paved walkway extends both north and south from the parking lot.


Scofield Reservoir

Directions:   1. West approach: Take US 6 going up Spanish Fork Canyon.  Go 23 miles past the Thistle junction,  and turn right on UT 96 heading west then south about 16 miles to the reservoir.
   2. East approach:  Go about 14 miles northwest of Helper on US 6 and turn left on UT 96 heading west then south about 16 miles to the reservoir.


Spring Canyon Trail

Directions:   In Helper, Utah. Turn South off U.S. Route 6 onto Bryner Street or turn West off 6 onto N Main then turn left onto Bryner. Turn Right off Bryner onto Spring Canyon Street. Follow Spring Canyon Street up the canyon.


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