Arches National Park Mountain Biking

Arches Overview

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• Bicycles are permitted on all paved and unpaved roadways within the parks.
• There are no bike lanes or paved shoulders.
• Cyclists must ride in single file at all times, and with the flow of traffic.
• BIKING IS NOT ALLOWED on any of the trails within the park.

Unpaved/dirt roads in the park:

Willow Flats Road
Salt Valley Road

MOUNTAIN BIKING IN MOAB

Moab is Arches’ gateway community, and is one of the world’s premier mountain biking destinations. Trails are practically endless, and there’s plenty for every skill level to enjoy for weeks...or even a lifetime.

MOAB’S TOP 3 MOUNTAIN BIKING AREAS/TRAILS

SLICKROCK - SPANISH VALLEY & SAND FLATS RECREATION AREA
Slickrock Bike Trail (Difficult) - 10.5 miles (main loop), 2.2 miles (practice loop)
Pipe Dream (Difficult) 4.8 miles one way
Prospector (Intermediate - Difficult) 1.4 miles

AMASA BACK AREA
Amasa Back - Cliffhanger Road (Difficult) 3.8 miles one way from Kane Creek Road
Captain Ahab (Technical) 4.3 miles one way
HyMasa (Intermediate - Difficult) 2.7 miles
Jackson (Technical) 2.4 miles one way
Pothole Arch (Intermediate) 1.9 miles
Rockstacker (Technical) 1.6 miles

GEMINI BRIDGES ROAD & BEYOND
7-Up (Intermediate) 9.5 miles
Arth’s Corner (Intermediate) 1.5 miles
Bull Run (Intermediate - Difficult) 5.1 miles
Getaway (Intermediate) 4.4 miles
Gemini Bridges Road - 4x4 (Easy) 13.5 miles, shuttle required
Gold Bar - 4x4 (Intermediate - Difficult) 1.2 miles of singletrack and 2.3 miles of 4x4 road
Golden Spike 4x4 (Intermediate - Difficult) 5.2 miles of nasty 4x4 roads
Great Escape (Intermediate) 3.3 miles
Little Canyon (Intermediate - Difficult) 2.2 miles
Poison Spider 4x4 (Difficult) 7.4 miles of rough 4x4 road
Portal (Difficult) 2.6 miles

FIND MORE TRAILS & DETAILS HERE

 
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