Moab Trail Reviews: Best Biking Trails in Utah for Beginners and Pros Alike
Any serious mountain biker will always have the Utah city of Moab on their list of must-visit destinations. Moab features some of the most impressive mountain biking trails, with many awe-inspiring vantage points and spectacular panoramic views. Before you pack up your bike rack, here are some top picks of the best biking trails for your first Moab trip.
Amasa Back Area
This typical trail is a favorite among many mountain bikers, as the area features a number of trails, ranging from easy to difficult, any biker will surely love exploring the variety of terrain in this area. Some of the most popular trails on Amasa Back include the trail to the Pot Hole and the Pot Hole Arch, Amasa to Rockstacker, and to Jackson, and then Jackson to the scenic Kane Creek area. Some of the trails can be technically moderate and physically challenging.
This area features four magnificent trails, the Bull Run, Arth’s Corner, Little Canyon, and Gold Bar. Some of these trails also have sub-trails too. Intermediate bikers should take the trails on Gemini Bridge. Be prepared to encounter lots of slick rock, dirt roads, ledges, and boulders throughout these trails, giving you a bit of everything Moab has to offer.
Klondike Bluff Area
This is a must-do for all intermediate riders. Take the road to Moab on Hwy 191 and you will find the Klondike Bluff Rd on the right. Just 3 miles from the left is the trailhead of Klondike Bluff. This is one of the longest trails in this area, with 8.2-miles out and back from the trailhead. The Moab Member slick rock features fossilized dinosaur tracks and the vantage points along the boundary of Arches National Park are some of the main highlights of this trail.
If you have enough time to spend in Moab, take this trail located towards the northern end of town. Each of the seven trails out and back from the trailhead for the Klonzo Trails is for the intermediate skill level bikers. Borderline, Secret Passage, Wahoo, and Cross Canyon are some of the best trails in this mountain biking area.
Porcupine Rim trail should be on the top of every mountain biker’s list of must-do trails. This trail of 11.5 miles is surely not for the faint hearted. Even advanced riders find the trail route very rough and difficult. It features every kind of track from, lower and fast single-track, breathtaking viewpoints, huge ledge drops, steep cliffs, and minimal climbing. Photography enthusiasts will also find a number of scenic points throughout the trail. Hitch City, a bike rack company in Toronto recommends having a car at the top and bottom of the trail. This way you and a friend can do the rim on a downhill and ride back up in comfort, for those really hot summer days.
While some of these above-listed trails can be physically challenging, a number of routes can also be easily covered by novice bikers too. Mountain bikers who haven’t been to Moab yet should start planning their Moab mountain biking adventure and explore these unforgettable trails.