Monument Peak ridge
Monument Peak is a rather easy county highpoint with a road to the top. Most passenger cars can make it as the dirt road is smooth, wide and not steep at all. The views are expansive but not that exciting.
From Highway 6 south of Soldier Summit, take Highway 96 to Scofield Lake and beyond. Turn right onto Highway 264 and drive uphill until the pass and county line. Look left for a dirt road heading south. Follow this road (using the map) about 8 miles until you are on top. The final spur road up the south slope can be rutted but walking will only take 10 minutes or so.
Distance: Drive-up
Summit Elevation: 10,452 feet
Kid Difficulty Rating: Drive Up Peak
Access Rating: Level 2

Monument Peak - Carbon County Highpoint

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oil drilling rig Mount Nebo from Monument Peak
Heavy traffic as a utility truck caravan follows an oil drilling rig
Looking northwest from the top of Monument Peak
Monument Peak one of the highpoints on the ridge, as viewed from East Peak
Looking west toward Mt. Nebo Wasatch Plateau
Looking west toward Mt. Nebo
Tent Mountains area, skyline drive and the Wasatch Plateau
South from Monument Scofield Lake in center
Looking South
Looking north with Scofield Lake in center
Monument Peak Utah Map
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