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Macarty Canyon San Rafael

Near: FerronUT (Weather)
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22 Difficulty: Challenging Trail
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Trail Description This canyon is a famous hide out for Butch Cassidy and the Wild Bunch. It's rough ground is why the posses of the day didn't often pursue the Wild Bunch into this area. This ride is very challenging. But the views are breathtaking.
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Campground This is BLM land and allows primative camping. Also you can stay in a motel in Ferron and board the horses at the Ferron fairground.
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Directions The gravel road that heads East and accesses the San Rafael Swell is just a block or two South of the fairgrounds. You will have to follow this gravel road 15-20 miles. It is a rough road. I wouldn't recommend really large LQ type trailers. Most of the gas stations, C-Stores in town can give directions.
This information was provided by Painted Horse on 11/19/2006 11:38:51 AM

Notes on Difficulty Rating:  
(Gently sloping or level terrain; trails are groomed or wide open; shallow or no creek crossings. ) 
 More Difficult (Moderate hills over consistent surface; possibly some narrow trails and short steeper slopes) 
 Rigorous (Easy to More Difficult for rider but physically challenging for horse such as on a level surface through deep sand) 
 Challenging (Possible rocky, uneven surface, steep slopes, uncleared trails, faster flowing streams and other obstacles that lead to more difficult riding for rider and horse)




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