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Wedge Overlook & Buckhorn Draw Backway

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Had this all to ourselves

Beautiful scenic panorama. Flew my drone down the canyons to the San Rafael River. Roads were very... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2018
TravelingMan1952
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Eden, Utah
Extraordinary!

If you like off-the grid adventures, do not miss this! Few visitors (we saw one other car), 50... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2017
chivestravels
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Hudson River Valley, New York
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

Beautiful scenic panorama. Flew my drone down the canyons to the San Rafael River. Roads were very passable, good conditions, information turn out 12 miles from the main highway showing maps and distances to various destinations. Pictographs were amazing in buckhorn. Also some very interesting...More

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Reviewed July 12, 2017

If you like off-the grid adventures, do not miss this! Few visitors (we saw one other car), 50 miles of the best maintained dirt road I've ever been on--you can drive 50mph on the straights. Two major pictograph sites that are 2,000 years old are...More

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Reviewed June 26, 2017

We took a well maintained gravel and dirt road from hwy 10 in Utah (close to Castle Dale) to see this beautiful spot. It begins at the same turnoff from hwy 10 as The Wedge, but it splits off left when the Wedge is to...More

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Reviewed October 28, 2016

An excellent graded county road starts at Utah Rt 10 in Castle Dale and heads east into some of the West's most iconic scenery. The Wedge overlook is breathtaking and as you venture down into Buckhorn Canyon there are some great petroglyph and pictograph sites...More

Thank Tom K
Reviewed August 18, 2016

In the middle of Utah, about 40 miles North of Highway 70, just off of Highway 10 on a dirt road that is better than most of the paved roads in my state of California, and after about 20 miles, you come to one of...More

1  Thank Jim H
Reviewed July 27, 2016

This is an amazing place with breathtaking views. We went to the Wedge to ride the Good Water Rim Trail with our 7 and 10 year old daughters. We loved it here. The trail is long (20+ miles if you do the whole thing), but...More

1  Thank Christi J
Reviewed July 22, 2016

we loved this scenic drive through Utah. we stopped at the overlook and to see the rock art panel in Buckhorn wash. we even found a dinosaur footprint and where an old outlaw wrote his name on the canyon wall in axle grease. Here is...More

1  Thank Shawna A
Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

We were camping at nearby Huntington State Park Campground and the host suggested we go see the Wedge Overlook. It was about a 40 minute drive down a fairly good dirt road and you will wonder if you are really on the right road. Eventually...More

1  Thank CARG930
Reviewed April 11, 2016

Hidden Treasure, if you are in Emery County, make sure to take a picnic lunch ad check out the Wedge Overlook and Buckhorn Draw

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Reviewed March 23, 2016

Way before technology brought us the internet I had noticed this place on my atlas. I had always wondered what that thing is in the middle of nowhere , so isolated from civilization . Now that we have an AWD vehicle some of my fear...More

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