Submitted by members of the Back Country Horsemen of Utah
Disclaimer: The following trail description was kindly submitted by BCHU horsemen. Use this information at your own risk. As with all horse related activities, trail riding is a sport with a considerable amount of inherent danger and risk. No guarantee is either stated or implied that you will find any of the information listed below to be accurate.
Name of trail: Blackhawk Trail System
Name of trailhead: Blackhawk
Property manager & Maps: U.S. Forest Service, 400 N 100 W, Spanish
Camping restrictions: Reservations required through Recreation.gov
(Web site) or 1.877.444.6777 -- Loop E only
How easy is this trail: Various trails - easy to difficult
some rocks, some bogs (spring). Maps can
be obtained from the concessionaire or the Forest
Service office in Spanish Fork.
18 camp spots with tie rails, 2 group sites,
toilet facilities, fee area
Animals need to be: Fair condition for short rides: Good condition for longer rides
Hazards: Blackhawk is used as an overflow for
Current level of use:
use on weekends - reservations are a good
idea. Bikers, hikers, Llamas, and other uses
Restrictions: Weed free hay: Clean up after the horses
The directions to Blackhawk are to follow I-15 south to Payson. Take the
Remember always to use your best judgement. Always take a moment to consider the suitability the weather, trail conditions, your horsemanship skills, the skill of those in your party, and perhaps most important...the physical and mental condition of your horses before each trip.
Safe Trails !!!
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