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Sheep Creek Geological Loop

Forest Road 218, 5 Miles South of Manila, Vernal, UT 84046
+1 435-784-3445
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Nice drive with beautiful sights

Keep an eye out for sheep. Kids loved seeing these beautiful animals in their natural habitat. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Olga C
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Greensboro, NC
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Beautiful drive

It won't take long, but it is a beautiful drive. My favorite time is in the fall when the leaves... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
184rachelled
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Vernal, UT
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Forest Road 218, 5 Miles South of Manila, Vernal, UT 84046
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Keep an eye out for sheep. Kids loved seeing these beautiful animals in their natural habitat. We had a nice picnic by the Split Lake.

Thank Olga C
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

It won't take long, but it is a beautiful drive. My favorite time is in the fall when the leaves are changing colors. Lots of great places to stop and picnic.

Thank 184rachelled
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We began the loop at the entrance closest to Flaming Gorge. Scenery was lovely, but we then came to a closure due to road construction and had to turn around without entering the canyon section. It was still worth the drive.

1  Thank Baileybasset
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

In advance of a river trip we drove up to Flaming Gorge and stopped at the visitor center. We asked about whether the loop was closed (someone in Vernal told us it was) and were assured it was fully open. Wrong. About halfway through the...More

1  Thank TCTraveler_10
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

This short loop takes you down a narrow twisty road to the canyon below. You will see some amazing rock formations and cliffs, travel through a short forested area and return to the main highway.

Thank jbg48
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This was a short drive from Red Canyon and should not be missed. The loop was easy to drive with a few tight corners and offers stunning rock formations from above and below. Watch for wildlife on the floor. We spotted a moose 10 yards...More

1  Thank Jane G
Reviewed 29 May 2017

When we arrived the loop was closed at the northern end, so we were disappointed. On arrival at the south end it was open and we managed to travel a few miles, enough to see some of the amazing geology....so if it says closed at...More

1  Thank Steve W
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Drove over in October 2016 and it was interesting and beautiful. Be sure and take a camera. You won't want to miss a thing!

Thank KathiK2010
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Took my girlfriend and her kids and mine through the loop last summer. She had lived in vernal most of her adult life and had never been to see the area. We had a blast driving through the area and checking out the scenery. Kids...More

Thank David N
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

If you are in Flaming Gorge already this a great little side trip. The crust of the earth is folded sideways and it is easy to see the layers. There's a nice picnic spot at the half way point of the loop. You can see...More

1  Thank mrbeefjerkey
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