Sheep Shelter Trail

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Sheep Shelter Trail is a 0.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Joseph, Utah that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round.

0.4 miles 59 feet Out & Back

kid friendly



nature trips



wild flowers


Access to three rock art sites: Sheep Shelter, the Indian Blanket, and the Water & Emergence Continuation Panel. Fremont Indian State Park is located along I-70 in central Utah. Admission to the park is $6 per vehicle. Camping is available at Castle Rock Campground. Before you take this hike, be sure to stop at the visitor center/museum to learn a little bit of the history of the Fremont Indians. The information for this guide was taken from a trail guide packet that is available at the visitor center. It may be borrowed for free or purchased for $2. The parking area 1.5 miles east of the visitor center will give you access to three rock art sites. These are Sheep Shelter, the Indian Blanket and the Water & Emergence Continuations Panel. East of these sites are worth exploring.

6 months ago

love the history and connection with the area. Disheartening to see the selfishness of people defacing treasures.