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7 Epic Utah Bike Tours – Partner Blog Post

Our partner All Seasons Adventure put together seven epic Utah bike tours for you to get outside, enjoy, and practice your social distancing. We will see you on the trails…from at least 6 feet away.

Bike touring is one of the best ways to get out and explore a new area. Whether you’re looking to embark on a multi or single day trip, Utah is the place to go with a wide variety of trails throughout the state.

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NORTHERN UTAH

MID MOUNTAIN TRAIL – INTERMEDIATE – 21.9 MILES POINT-TO-POINT

This high elevation ride is right in our own backyard and offers stunning views of the Wasatch Range. Passing through aspen groves, open meadows, thick forest, and on a ridge keep things interesting as the trail changes from turn to turn. The trail is easily accessed from Park City Mountain Resort or Silver Lake Village in Deer Valley.

FLUME TRAIL – INTERMEDIATE TO DIFFICULT – 9.9 MILES POINT-TO-POINT

This trail up Dry Fork Canyon is generally intermediate with some difficult sections thrown in the mix. It is a staple ride in the Vernal area that crosses streams, has some rock gardens, and some fast single-track that ends at the historic Flume—remnants of the old, elevated log structure where people tried to channel water to their crops after the river disappeared.

WASATCH CREST TRAIL – DIFFICULT – 12.5 MILES POINT-TO-POINT

Access the Wasatch Crest Trail through multiple parts of the greater Salt Lake area including Big Cottonwood Canyon, Mill Creek Canyon and Park City. Where you start will determine the difficulty and options for shuttles or loops. This trail is high alpine without a doubt. Big views and fun riding the entire way!

RAIL TRAIL – EASY – 28 MILES POINT-TO-POINT

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The Historic Union Pacific Rail Trail is one of the most easily accessed trails in Park City. The old railroad line that transported coal to the mines in Park City was turned into a non-motorized recreation trail in 1992 and since has created opportunities for a variety of activities including biking, running, XC skiing, horseback riding and fishing. The Rail Trail is a great introduction to longer bike tours and offers stunning views of Park City mountains, crosses wetland meadows, and rural Utah.

SOUTHERN UTAH

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WHOLE ENCHILADA – DIFFICULT- 34.1 MILES POINT-TO-POINT

This is THE ride in Moab. If you love mountain biking, you will love the Whole Enchilada. The trail covers all sorts of terrain, giving you everything Moab can offer from alpine terrain to sandstone canyons to red slickrock. Expect to spend 6-8 hours on the trail and don’t forget to arrange your shuttle in advance!

GOOSEBERRY MESA – DIFFICULT – 13.1 MILE LOOP

This difficult trail is well worth the effort. The vistas are beyond belief! Make sure to pack water as there is no drinking water available. Gooseberry Mesa became a National Recreation Trail in 2006 and is now managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The sequence of trails that combine to make Gooseberry is as follows: South Rim Trail – North Rim Trail – Windmill Trail – Bowls and Ledges – Practice Trail.

VIRGIN RIVER RIM TRAIL – DIFFICULT – 28.5 MILES POINT-TO-POINT

Pink Cliffs in Southern Utah

View of Zion National Park?! Pink cliffs?! Aspen groves?! Who wouldn’t want to try this amazing single track ride? Because it’s a long ride, most people will break it up into a few sections, best outlined here by the MTB project. It is possible to finish the entire trail in one push, but be prepared for a 7-10 hour day and a long shuttle.

Interested in beginner to advanced 2 hour rides? All Seasons Adventures offers all-inclusive guided mountain bike tours to help you navigate Park City’s extensive trail system. Visit our website or call our office at 435-649-9619 to make a reservation today!

5 Reasons to Bike Park City this Fall

Autumn in Park City, Utah. When the temperatures cool, the town begins to stir, and the mountain biking trails just keep getting better. While Park City is known for its two world class ski resorts and abundant nightlife, you’ll be remembering the pristine bike trails you left behind in the dust. Here are the top 5 reasons to bike Park City this fall.

IMG_56601. Park City was named IMBA’s first gold-level Ride Center in the world. With over 450 miles of bike trails, there’s something here for everyone. Take a crack at Deer Valley Resort’s famous Tidal Wave flow trail or opt for the breathtaking Wasatch Crest Trail.

2. Fall is the perfect time to discover Park City via bike due to the fall foliage. With the turning of the oak and aspen tress, blurs of yellow and red dance along the mountain bike trails. Who thought Park City could get any more beautiful?

3. No one knows how to après-bike like Park City does. Outside Magazine named Park City the “Best Town Ever” in 2013 and we’re pretty sure it has to do with our unrivaled Main Street. Ride all day at Park City Mountain Resort and finish off with a flight of whiskey from High West Distillery. Bike-in/bike-out is the new ski-in/ski-out.IMG_5485

4. Mud season. Yes that’s really a reason. The off-season, as the locals lovingly refer to as mud season, means less people on the trails and more room for you. Enjoy the Mid-Mountain Trail like never before without the crowds or the rush.

5. Our Fall Colors Tour makes biking the autumn in Park City easier than ever before! Jans.com, Park City Lodging, Inc., and White Pine Touring have combined forces to create an incredible Fall Colors Touring package. First, choose your Fall Colors Tour provided by the pros at White Pine Touring. Second, find your home away from home with Park City Lodging, Inc. To complete your reservation please call our destination specialists at (855.277.6708). We will record the necessary information that White Pine Touring will need to set you up before your Fall Colors Tour.

Don’t miss your chance to see Park City in its most colorful state. Book our Fall Colors Tour today and ride among the foliage tomorrow.