Ruple Point Trail is a 7.8 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Vernal, UT that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.
Directions from Dinosaur: Take US Hwy. 40 2 miles east of Dinosaur, CO. Turn left on Harper's Corner Rd and the Dinosaur National Monument Headquarters. Follow this past Echo park Rd to Island Park Overlook where the trailhead is located.
This is a beautiful, desert trail that has a rewarding & spectacular view of split mountain and the green river at the end: Definitely worth the hike - just make sure to bring plenty of water and sunscreen.