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Utah's Route 95 + ADD NEW ROUTE


14   in Utah Utah293 Miles

By Realrotten
on February 1, 2008

4.0out of 5

5 Riders rated

 Scenery

 Road Quality

 Roadside Amenities

Written Directions

Start in Southeast Utah near the town of Blanding, UT at the intersection of US Highway 191 and Route 95. Then simply take Route 95 west into Natural Bridges National Monument. The one way trip will be about 40 miles.

If you want to continue on, Route 95 runs West-Northwest to Hanksville, Utah. All of Southern Utah is part of the Moab/Canyonlands/Monument Valley/Bryce Canyon Basin. There are NO bad roads here! This area is a "MUST SEE"/"MUST RIDE" AREA!!! May regret giving my opinion, as I/We plan to return to this area from Rhode Island!

Scenery

30/40/50 mile vistas! High Desert. Red Rock. Geological riff! Natural Bridges National Monument! Keep a camera hanging from your neck while riding...USE IT..you'll want to remember this ride "FOREVER"!!.

Road Quality

Great road. NO TRAFFIC!! Elevation changes. MUST TRAVEL BOTH DIRECTIONS TO APPRECIATE!!!

Roadside Amenities

Nothing there! THAT'S THE POINT!! Restrooms at Natural Bridges National Monument. Note: However, if you continue on Route 95, you can also visit the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.



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Additional Info

- View the weather forecast for this area from Yahoo weather .

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By Guest
on May 8, 2010 1 out of 1 members found this review useful.

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This is a great road! Riding in May 2010 weather permitting. To answer Rick H. question about gas. There is Hite Marina off 95 on the east side of lake powell (may still be a dirt road), however, with changing water levels this remote store with regular gas may or may not be open. Call ahead. Its between 125-130 miles from Blanding to Hanksville without side excursions. If you have a small gas tank you can use fuel bottles found at outdoor rec. stores ie REI. 2 quarts of fuel often gets you to the next gas station. OR if you have a big crusier and a small tank sportser you can find a hand pump siphon. These have saved several of us from gas crisis in the past before we purchased bigger crusiers. Hope that helps.

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By Guest
on February 17, 2010 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

4.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2007

Motorcycle Make Harley-Davidson

Motorcycle Type Touring

Nice open riding, wonderful vistas, some twisty sections with 30mph speeds. No gas or services so be prepared. Also very hot during the summer, carry water for emergency as traffic is fairly light during day, almost non existent at nite. One of the most unusual mountain rifts you will cross thru about halfway thru, the road goes up the side of the rock face and make a 90 degree turn and you are into another valley and scenic view.

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By Guest
on February 4, 2010 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

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Motorcycle Year 1978

Motorcycle Make Honda

Motorcycle Type Touring

We are heade out to Colorado and Utah for 2 weeks of riding in June and was wondering about this Highway. Thanks for the Info. Anyone know if there is any gas between Blanding and Hanksville

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By Guest
on December 25, 2008 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

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Motorcycle Year 2003

Motorcycle Make Honda

Motorcycle Type Touring

I HAVE RODE THIS PART OF UTAH TWICE WILL DO IT AGAIN IN MAY 2009. THIS PART OF SOUTHERN UTAH IS SPECTACULAR. THE ONLY THING BETTER WAS LAST YEARS RIDE FROM BOISE TO JASPER ALBERTA CANADA.

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on November 10, 2008 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

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Motorcycle Year 2006

Motorcycle Make Harley-Davidson

Motorcycle Type Touring

As a fellow Rhode Islander i must agree, we just made this trip in Sept. 08 and the roads of southern Utah are like nothing we have ever been on before.

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