Upper Dibble and Dibble Fork
USGS Derived Map Submitted by members of theBack Country Horsemen of Utah

Disclaimer: The following trail description was kindly submitted by horsemen in the Moab area. 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: Upper Dibble and Dibble Fork

Name of trailhead: Whiting Campground

Directions to trailhead: From Mapleton Main St turn East on 400 N. Drive 3.5 miles to trailhead

Location of trailhead N 40.13537, W 111.52297


Restrictions:


No Upper Dibble portion of ride is suggested to require intermediate skills on the part of the horse and rider while the Dibble Fork portion of the ride will need advanced skills.

Animals should be moderately fit before setting out on this ride

This ride should take about 5 hours to complete

Attractive features of this ride include plenty of shade and water. Deer Moose and Elk are often viewed and route has relatively little use. You may also find raspberries.

This route is accessible from March until December with insect problems in July and August.

Temperatures are cool during March and April, warm in May and June, then hot in July and August then returning to cool in September and ranges from cool to cold during October through December.

Hazards include:


Use of trail by Hikers and Bicyclists are described as low and expect to find no atv's

Cell phones are out of range for all parts of this trail.

Parking instructions: Small parking area allowing for only 6 rigs. Restrooms and hitching rails are present.

Remember always to use your best judgment. 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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