Monument Peak - Carbon County, UT
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky
N 39° 36.861 W 111° 10.564
12S E 484886 N 4384970
Quick Description: Monument Peak is the county high point in Carbon County, Utah. This is one of the few Utah county high points that you can actually reach by driving.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 8/22/2013 1:56:54 PM
Waymark Code: WMHX72
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member briansnat
Views: 3

Long Description:
"Monument Peak is the highpoint of Carbon County at 10,452'.

Getting there is too easy - a long dirt road takes you to the summit. A passenger car could get most of the way, if not the entire way if the road is dry. (It would be pretty hairy even in 4WD if it is wet).

According to the book 'High in Utah' -

Just southeast of Soldier Summit on U.S. highway 6 between Spanish Fork and Price, turn west onto Utah Highway 96. Drive to Scofield and continue past the town. About 4 miles before reaching Clear Creek, take a right on Utah highway 31/264. Drive to the county line and take a left, heading south. Drive 5.2 miles and take a left at a junction in the road marked by a sign describing a gate in 300 feet. Continue for 2.7 miles and take another left, which is a hairpin turn of sorts, cutting back north to the summit.

As far as I know, there is no hiking trail up to the summit.

There are some areas off the road that are posted No Trespassing.

West of Electric Lake is Flat Canyon Campground. It has restrooms and drinking water, and charges a fee." (visit link)
State/Province/County/Territory etc.: Carbon County, UT

Elevation: 10452

Elevation Measurement: Feet

Access: Road

Fee: No

Related URL (If available): [Web Link]

If Yes How Much?: Not Listed

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