Forest Road 132

Driving through Forest Road 132 in the mountains of Utah

Forest Road 132 is a scenic drive through the high mountains of Garfield County, in south central Utah, United States. It's one of the highest roads of Utah.

Set high in the Dixie National Forest, the road is totally unpaved. It is usually impassable from late October through late June or early July (depending on snow). It is not generally snow-free until late June or even July in some years. The road tops out at 3.237m (10,620ft) above the sea level and climbs up to Barney Top, a mountain pass at an elevation of 3.180m (10,433ft) above the sea level. It’s steep in parts, hitting a 13% of maximum gradient through some of the ramps.

Located in southern Utah, Forest Road 132 is 32.66km (20.3 miles) long, running west-north from the paved Johns Valley Road to Forest Road 17. The trail is a moderately difficult drive over a variety of surfaces and conditions. It’s pretty narrow and treacherous. A high clearance 4 wheel drive vehicle is recommended. Only travel when it’s dry. Watch out for log trucks.



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