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Flying J Outfitters Office - Lake Fork Trailhead (Moon Lake)

General Travel Information

Our main trailhead is located at Moon Lake in the Lake fork Drainage on the South Slope of the High Uintas just 2.5-3 hours east of Salt Lake City.

Depending on the adventure you are booking with us there may be different locations we will begin your adventure from so contact us for specific travel information regarding your trip.

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Directions to Lake Fork and Swift Creek Trailheads

The best access to our trailheads is from Duchesne which is located just south of the Uintas. To get to Duchesne from Salt Lake drive east on I-80, then south/east on Hwy 40 to Duchesne. From Duchesne turn due north out of the center of town onto Hwy 87(there is a sign indicating where to turn) following signs for either Lake Fork (Moon Lake) or Yellowstone Creek. Keep a close eye out for road junctions. You will be on paved road most of the way.

Swift Creek Trailhead

Approximately 5 miles after you leave the small town of Mountain Home, there will be a right turn onto a dirt road pointing to Yellowstone Creek or Swift Creek. This dirt road ends at the Swift Creek campground where the trailhead is located. It can be driven in a car but gets pretty rough in spots. Driving Time from SLC to the Swift Creek trailhead is about 3.5 hours.

Lake Fork Trailhead (Moon Lake)

Mapquest to Duchesne Utah 84021
Mapquest to Mountain Home Utah 84051
Then follow the below instructions
Your end destination is Moon Lake / Lake Fork Trailhead

The best access to our trailheads is from Duchesne which is located just south of the Uintas. To get to Duchesne from Salt Lake drive east on I-80, then south/east on Hwy 40 thru Heber city to Duchesne.

From Duchesne turn due north (left) out of the center of town onto Hwy 87 this turn is at the only stop light in town. Follow 87 to 21000 W which is the MoonLake/Rock Creek/Mountain Home turn, this is a north (left) turn as well. (approx 12-15 miles)

Once in Mountain Home you keep straight past the only store heading due north, and follow this paved road for about 12-15 miles. You will pass a lake on your left, keep going another 5 miles, Moon Lake is on your Right and is a very big lake, our trailhead is on the left and there are signs saying Flying J Outfitters.

If you cannot find this on a map, please call so you can get specific instructions. We have no phone service at the trailhead so please make sure you know where you are going ahead of time.

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