Experience the best bike trails not just around Moab but in all the world. From beginner trails to the most advanced technical expert trails. The beauty of the area is second to none and the bigger than life red rock landscapes will renew your spirit. The sense of adventure is real on the trails near Moab. Mountain bike trails are endless and you will find one suited to your level of expertise.


Mountain Bike Trails near Moab


The mountain bike trails near Moab are some of the best if not the best in the world. Changing landscapes with wide open vistas to enclosed slot canyons await the cyclist. 


Mountain bike trails near Moab Located between the Colorado Rockies and the Utah Rockies to the North around Salt Lake, Moab offers you a memorable experience with alpine trails, red rock trails and desert trails.The Porcupine trails starts above the tree line, descends through alpine forests, groves of aspens, red rock desert coming to an end at the desert floor on the river. 


Best places to go in Moab, Utah


Moab is at the center of multiple National/state parks and close to Arches National Park, Dead Horse state park, slick rock, and canyon lands. If planning a trip you will be able to choose the type trail you enjoy. From mountain to desert all on the same trail. It also provides you with several wonderful viewpoints as well as hiking. The best place to go in Moab Utahfor biking is slick rock and Fins n things. 


See below for different trails and difficulty ratings 

Trail Difficulty Guide

Easy

Intermediate

Difficult

Trail Quick Links

Amasa Back Area

Amasa Back

Captain Ahab

HyMasa

Jackson

Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental

Pothole Arch

intermediate

Rockstacker

Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental
Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental

Dead Horse Point State ParkBig Chief

intermediate

Crossroads

intermediate

Great Pyramid

Easy
intermediate

Intrepid

Easy

Prickly Pear

intermediate

Raven Roll

Easy

Twisted Tree

intermediate

Whiptail

intermediate

Gemini Bridges Road & Beyond7-Up

7-Up

intermediate

Arth’s Corner

intermediate

Bull Run

Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental
intermediate

Getaway

intermediate

Gemini Bridges Road (4×4)

Easy

Gold Bar 4×4

Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental
intermediate

Golden Spike 4×4

Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental
intermediate

Great Escape

intermediate

Little Canyon

Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental
intermediate

Poison Spider 4×4

Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental

Portal

Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental
Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental

Horsethief

Chisholm

intermediate

Hidalgo

intermediate

Mustang Loop

intermediate

Rodeo

intermediate

Rowdy

intermediate
Easy

Whirlwind Loop

intermediate

Wildcat

intermediate

Wrangler

Easy

Hurrah Pass

Hurrah Pass Trail

Easy

Klondike Bluff Area

Agate East

intermediate

Agate West

Easy

Alaska

Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental
intermediate

Azurite

Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental
intermediate

Baby Steps Loop

intermediate

Chilkoot Pass

Easy

Dino-Flow

intermediate

EKG

Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental

Homer

intermediate

Inside Passage

intermediate

Instep

Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental
intermediate

Jasper East

intermediate

Jasper West

Easy

Jurassic

Easy

Klondike Bluff

Easy
intermediate

Little Salty

intermediate

Malachite

Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental
intermediate

Mega Steps

Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental
intermediate

Miner’s Loop

Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental
intermediate

Nome

Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental
intermediate

Sidestep North

Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental
intermediate

Sidestep South

Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental
intermediate

UFO

Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental
intermediate

KlonzoBoondocks

intermediate

Borderline

intermediate

Carousel

Easy
intermediate

Dunestone

intermediate

Cross Canyon

intermediate

Gravitron

Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental

Gypsy

Easy

Houdini

intermediate

Hotdog

intermediate

Magician

Easy

Midway

Easy
intermediate

Red Hot

intermediate
Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental

Roller Coaster

intermediate
Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental

Secret Passage

intermediate

Snippet

intermediate

The Edge

intermediate

Topspin

Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental
intermediate

VertiGo

Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental
intermediate

Wizard

Easy

Wahoo

intermediate

Zephyr

Easy

Zoltar

intermediate

La Sal Loop – Moab Front Recreation Area

Burlfriends Trail

Burro Pass Trail

Carpenter Basin Trail

Clark Lake Loop Trail

Clark Lake Trail

Hazard County Trail

Hell Canyon Trail

Jimmy Keen Trail

La Sal Pass

Medicine Lake Trail

Moonlight Meadows Trail

Schuman/Shafer Creek Trail

Squaw Springs Trail

Upper Porcupine/Slickrock (UPS) Trail

Warner Lake

Warner To Oowah Trail

Whole Enchilada Trail

MOAB Brands Focus Area

Bar-B

Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental
intermediate

Bar-M Loop

Easy
intermediate

Chuckwagon

Easy

Circle-O

intermediate

Deadman’s Ridge

Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental

Escape

intermediate

EZ

Easy
intermediate

EZ Spur

Easy

Killer-B

Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental
Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental

Lazy

Easy
intermediate

Long Branch

Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental

Maverick

Easy
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intermediate

North 40

intermediate

Pipeline Spur

Easy

Rockin’ A

intermediate

Rusty Spur

Easy

Sidewinder

intermediate

Monitor & MerimacLower Monitor & Merimac Trail

Easy

Navajo Rocks

Ramblin’

intermediate

Rocky Tops

intermediate

Big Mesa

intermediate

Big Lonely

intermediate

Coney Islands

intermediate

Sand Flats Recreation Area

Slickrock Bike Trail

Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental

Porcupine Rim Trail

Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental

LPS (Lower Porcupine Single Track)

Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental

Falcon Flow

intermediate

Sovereign Single TrackSovereign Single Track

Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental

Spanish Valley and Sand Flats Recreation AreaPipe Dream

Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental

Prospector

intermediate
Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental

Slickrock Bike Trail

Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental

Whole Enchilada

Burro Pass

Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental

Hazard County

intermediate
Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental

Kokopelli Leg

intermediate

UPS (Upper Porcupine Singletrack)

intermediate

LPS (Lower Porcupine Singletrack)

Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental

Porcupine Rim

Difficulty - Moab Cabin Rental

Mountain biking Slickrock Moab

10.5 miles (main loop); 2.2 miles (practice loop)

Difficulty:


Physically difficult, technically difficult. The complete trip along the main trail from the trailhead out to the loop, around the loop, and back to the trailhead covers a distance of 10.5 miles, not counting any spur routes. The trail constantly changes elevation as it crosses a series of Navajo sandstone domes and fins. Because of the numerous steep ascents, many riders need 3 or 4 hours to complete the trail. Several portions of the main trail are marked with yellow dashes where the trail follows narrow ledges or abrupt drop-offs. Riders are cautioned to be especially careful at these locations and anywhere else the trail approaches a cliff, changes grade, or crosses rutted rock.

Type of Ride:


The Slickrock Bike Trail was established in 1969 for motorcycle riding and is open to both motorcycles and mountain bikes. It is closed to all 4-wheeled vehicles. The routes of both the main trail and the practice loop are indicated by painted white dashes. Trail intersections are also painted on the rock. Short sections of sand provide a change from the rock. There are tough spots that may, for many, require walking bikes. The trail is located on a heavily eroded sandstone plateau between Moab Valley and the Colorado River in the Sand Flats Recreation Area. To reach the trailhead from Moab, drive 2.3 miles east on Sand Flats Road from the intersection of Mill Creek Drive and the Sand Flats Road. The Slickrock Trail is normally used from March through November although the spring and fall months are the most popular. Snow usually covers the trail from late December through February. Early morning and evening rides are best during the summer when mid-day temperatures can exceed 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Trailhead facilities include a parking area, rest rooms, information boards, picnic tables and a dumpster. There is no drinking water in the area. The Sand Flats Recreation Area is managed through a unique partnership between Grand County and the Bureau of Land Management. A day use fee is charged.
The Moab cabin is near trailheads of Porcupine Trail, Kokopeli Trail, Slickrock, and Finns N Things. The cabin will serve as home base after a day of adventure. 

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