E&E - UBWOS 2013 Location

Ground site at Horsepool, UT – 40.14370°N, 109.46718°W

Vernal to Horsepool map

Driving map for directions to field site. Select map to view larger image. Download driving map and directions PDF file

Travel / Lodging

Vernal, UT population ~ 9,000

  • ~ 6 hrs by car from Denver/Boulder
  • 1-2 flight/day from Denver
  • ~ 3 hrs by car from Salt Lake City
  • 45-60 minutes to Horsepool (depending on road conditions)
Directions from Vernal to Horsepool field site Distance
1. Head north on S Vernal Ave toward W Main St go 72 ft
total 72 ft
2. Take the 1st right onto US-40 E/E Main St
    Continue to follow US-40 E
    About 7 mins
go 4.0 mi
total 4.0 mi
3. Turn right onto UT-45 S
    About 21 mins
go 20.3 mi
total 24.3 mi
4. Turn right toward Glen Bench Rd
    About 3 mins
go 1.1 mi
total 25.4 mi
5. Continue straight onto Glen Bench Rd
    About 12 mins
go 6.8 mi
total 32.2 mi
6. Turn right at 4 way intersection (leaving tarmac onto gravel) on Chuck Massey Ave.
    About 4 mins
go 1.4 mi
total 33.6 mi
7. Turn left
    About 4 mins
go 1.4 mi
total 35.0 mi
8. Slight left
    Destination will be on the left
    About 3 mins
go 0.8 mi
total 35.9 mi

Horsepool drill pad is 1.5 miles east of the QEP Wonsits Valley Office on County Rd 3250, also called Wonsits Valley Rd.

road to Horsepool

Google Earth™ image of road to Horsepool. Select to view larger image.


Ship packages to:

Energy Dynamics Laboratory
c/o Scott Hill, NOAA/UBWOS
Bingham Energy Research Center
320 North Aggie Blvd.
Vernal, UT 84078

Please alert Scott if you have sent a package: (435) 722-1773