The Carpenter Ridge - Buckeye Recreation Area is located almost entirely in western Colorado on the east side of the La Sal Mountain range. It is nearly surrounded by state, private and BLM lands and adjoins the Forest at the area’s southwest corner on the Utah/Colorado state line. It is most…
Carpenter Ridge - Buckeye Recreation Area is located in Colorado
Best Route: Head south from Moab on US 191 for approximately 27 miles and turn left onto Highway 46 at La Sal Junction. Continue on Highway 46 for 32 miles into Paradox, Colorado. Turn left at 5.75 Road at the USFS sign. Continue to the T-intersection and left on U5 Road and follow the USFS signs to Buckeye Campground. It is about 13 miles on Forest Service Road 0371 from Paradox to Buckeye Campground and it is winding gravel road. Please drive with caution. Alternative Route: Very muddy or impassable when wet. Please use caution and discretion: Head south from Moab on US 191 for approximately 27 miles and turn left onto Highway 46 at La Sal Junction. Continue about 12 miles and take a slight left at Upper Two Mile Road (Forest Service Road 0208). Continue on Upper Two Mile Road for approximately 18 miles. Follow the signs to Buckeye Campground. Note: This route crosses private property. Please respect their wishes and property and do not trespass on this land.