FR640 is a very scenic drive located in Capitol Reef National Park, in the central section of the U.S. state of Utah. It’s a high mountain road climbing up to 3.202m (10,505ft) above the sea level. It’s one of the highest roads of Utah.
Located on the Fish Lake Plateau, the road is asphalted. It replaces an existing dirt and gravel road, called FR 640. It’s also known as Gooseberry Road (FR-640). Do not travel this road in severe weather conditions. Avalanches, heavy snowfalls and landslides can occur anytime, being extremely dangerous due to frequent patches of ice.
The road is 16.2 miles long and was asphalted in 2015. Its highest elevation is on the Niotche-Lost CR divide, at 3.202m (10,505ft) above the sea level. It’s very steep.