Griffin Top

A memorable road trip to Griffin Top in UT

Griffin Top is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3.283m (10,771ft) above the sea level located in Garfield County, in Utah, USA. It’s one of the highest roads of Utah. There are panoramic views from the high plateau.

The road to the summit is totally unpaved. It’s called Forest Road 1377 (Griffin Top Road). High clearance vehicle required. This beautiful drive crosses a high-altitude plateau, with its long stretches of alpine meadows and wildlife viewing opportunities. The entire road surface is graded gravel and offers wonderful views of Mount Dutton.

The road is drivable from May to November. Starting at Forest Road 140, the ascent is 3.37km (2.1 miles) long. Over this distance the elevation gain is 52 meters. It’s mostly flat.
Pic: Shannon Bushman

 

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