Best Mountain Biking in Utah

This list represents the most popular mountain biking in Utah. Use this list to plan your next Utah mountain biking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

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#1. Slickrock Bike Trail


Mountain bikers the world over talk in sometimes reverent (but more often raving) tones about the Slickrock Bike Trail—whether it’s about their experience riding it or their hopes of one day doing so.…
From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Southern Utah"
Moab, UT - Mountain Biking - 12.5 miles Best Trail in ut - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
Published by Menasha Ridge Press

#2. Moab Slickrock Trail


This trail is VERY difficult and dangerous. Do not ride alone, but do not bring along you family, your girlfriend, or anyone that you love who is not an advanced rider. Despite the fact that the trail…
From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Moab"
Moab, UT - Mountain Biking - 12.5 miles Best Trail in ut - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
Published by Falcon Guides

#3. Gooseberry Mesa


Biking off-road within Zion National Park is strictly forbidden, but that’s OK. Stroll through this divine gallery of rock towers, weeping alcoves, and sunshine-eluding canyons; then leave the tourist…
From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Utah"
Springdale, UT - Mountain Biking - 12 miles Best Trail in ut - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
Published by Falcon Guides

#4. Porcupine Rim


Porcupine Rim is arguably the most diverse of all local Moab rides and definitely one of the most memorable. Aerobically it is moderately difficult, with an 800-foot elevation gain right off the bat.…
From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Southern Utah"
Moab, UT - Mountain Biking - 21 miles Best Trail in ut - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
Published by Menasha Ridge Press

#5. Wasatch Crest Trail


The Wasatch Crest Trail is one of northern Utah’s premier mountain bike routes. Nearly all singletrack, the Crest Trail traces the spine of the central Wasatch Range, coined by Utah geologist William…
From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Utah"
Salt Lake City, UT - Mountain Biking - 19.5 miles Best Trail in ut - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#6. Slickrock Bike Trail


For most people, the Slickrock Bike Trail needs no introduction. It’s the ride that made Moab the self-proclaimed center of the mountain-bike universe and may very well be the world’s most popular and…
From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Utah"
Moab, UT - Mountain Biking - 12.5 miles Best Trail in ut - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
Published by Falcon Guides

#7. Uinta Mountains - North Campgrounds


The Uinta Mountains - North area is, well, chock-full of mountains. Of course, if you spend time in the place, you’ll find that the region is more than just mountains. It’s an area of unique diversity…
From the guidebook "Camping Utah"
Kamas, UT - Campgrounds, Climbing, Fishing, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Mountain Biking
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#8. Skyline Drive I


You will constantly be distracted by awesome vistas from atop the Wasatch Range across the Great Salt Lake and into the Great Basin. This is a magnificent, convenient and thus popular drive close to m…
From the guidebook "Utah Byways"
Farmington, UT - Mountain Biking, Off-Highway Drives - 25 miles
Published by Wilderness Press

#9. Mill Creek Pipeline Trail


In the early 1990s, the neglected Mill Creek Pipeline Trail was resurrected with the help of the Salt Lake Ranger District, the Utah Mountain Bike Association, and many helping hands. But it wasn’t un…
From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Utah"
Salt Lake City, UT - Mountain Biking - 16.4 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#10. Porcupine Rim


This route takes you to Moab’s high country, by local standards, and to an overlook of redrock monoliths poking up from Castle Valley. For millennia the formations Castle Rock and Priest and Nuns have…
From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Utah"
Moab, UT - Mountain Biking - 30.5 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#11. Monument Valley - Navajo Tribal Park


Monument Valley is a sublime landscape, one full of astonishing vastness and intangible beauty. Amidst this denuded valley stand rock monuments, buttes, and mesas of fascinating form and rich color. W…
From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Utah"
Mexican Hat, UT - Mountain Biking - 12 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#12. Bonneville Shoreline Trail (Ogden Section)


The Ogden section of the Bonneville Shoreline Trail (BST) offers a variety of riding conditions, scenic attractions, and multiple trailheads for riders of all abilities to enjoy. Families with childre…
From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Utah"
Ogden, UT - Mountain Biking - 14 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#13. Bonneville Shoreline Trail (Salt Lake City Section)


The Bonneville Shoreline Trail (BST) is a ride through time. The trail itself takes advantage of the near-level “benches” on the Wasatch Range foothills that mark the remnant shoreline of ancient Lake…
From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Utah"
Salt Lake City, UT - Mountain Biking - 20 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#14. Porcupine Rim


Vertical exposure and increasingly difficult rock gardens with undulating and sheared bedrock shelves jutting out at every angle make this trail a bone snapper, a heart breaker, and a hell of a great…
From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Moab"
Moab, UT - Mountain Biking - 14.8 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#15. Big Water Trail


Are you new to Salt Lake City, or did you just buy a new rig? If so, then make a beeline for Mill Creek Canyon and ride the Big Water Trail to Dog Lake. Big Water is the locals’ favorite twisty, hands…
From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Utah"
Salt Lake City, UT - Mountain Biking - 6.5 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#16. Ghost Falls


Ghost Falls is a simple cascading waterfall located in Corner Canyon near the base of Lone Peak. The trail wanders through dense groves of Gambel oak and also provides excellent views of the southern…
From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Salt Lake City"
Draper, UT - Hiking, Mountain Biking - 1.6 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#17. Thunder Mountain Trail


Located 65 miles east of Cedar City. Highlights: The trails in Bryce Canyon National Park are closed o bikes, but this great ride descends singletrack through hoodoo country very much like that found…
From the guidebook "Mountain Biking St. George & Cedar City"
Cedar City, UT - Mountain Biking - 14.8 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#18. Diamond Fork - Strawberry Ridge


Diamond Fork is off the beaten path and easily overlooked, but the word is out that this is the place if you’re a singletrack purist. Tucked in the Wasatch hinterlands, Diamond Fork’s rolling, foreste…
From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Utah"
Provo, UT - Mountain Biking - 24 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#19. Poison Spider Mesa


Few Moab-area rides are as visually rewarding and physically demanding as Poison Spider Mesa. The route affords astonishing vistas of Behind the Rocks, where an entourage of sandstone fins march in ec…
From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Utah"
Moab, UT - Mountain Biking - 12 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#20. Gooseberry Slickrock Trail


Despite its relative anonymity, this ride is to the St. George region what the Slickrock Bike Trail is to Moab. Staying to the “main” route is an exercise in navigational skills and/or frustration. Ke…
From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Southern Utah"
Hurricane, UT - Mountain Biking - 10 miles
Published by Menasha Ridge Press