Best Mountain Biking in Moab

Looking for the best mountain biking in Moab? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Moab. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the incredible Outbound community.

  • Mountain Bike the Pipe Dream Trail in Moab

    There are multiple trailheads to access the Pipe Dream trail in Moab. This time we chose to start at the Jackson Street parking area and rode the pipeline trail south for approximately 3-miles. This section of trail is a 2-track road that follows,...

    6 miles 730 ft gain

  • Camp at Sand Flats Recreation Area in Moab

    The rock domes and slickrock around the campsites provide fun for young and old to scramble on, or simply enjoy the sunrise or sunset. Located just outside of the town of Moab Utah is the Sand Flats Recreation Area. The area is managed jointly by ...

  • Ride the Slick Rock Mountain Bike Trail

    The Slick Rock mountain bike trail is a great trail option for all skill levels looking to get a taste of what Moab has to offer. The trail is unique in that it is almost entirely on rock, with only a few patches of sand and mud scattered througho...

    10.7 miles 819 ft gain

  • Mountain Bike Portal Trail

    If you are looking to ride one of Moab's famed mountain bike trails, then look no further than the Portal Trail. It's a short 2-mile trail that starts on the rim above the Colorado River and descends 1,388.  To access the Portal Trail you can take...

    2 miles 1388 ft gain

  • Camp Goose Island Campground

    Many of the campground in Arches National Park are extremely hard to book and almost impossible to get walk-in spots during the peak season in this area. However, the Colorado River near Moab has an abundance of beautiful campsites along its shore...

  • Camp at King's Bottom

    Kane Creek is a massive canyon, with the Colorado river at it's feet and red cliffs towering on either side. There are numerous trail heads and campgrounds the farther you explore into the canyon. However, these sites fill up fast. The canyon rest...

  • Camp at Williams Bottom Campground in Moab

    Williams Bottom Campground and its 17 first-come first-serve campsites are tucked into the side of the Colorado River Canyon on Utah Highway 279 aka "Potash Road" just 15 minutes from downtown Moab. It is commonly known as one of *the* rock climbi...

  • Mountain Bike HyMasa Trail

    HyMasa trail is the latest in the fantastic Kane Creek Mountain Biking trail network and is now the preferred route for connecting to the iconic Captain Ahab Loop, allowing riders to bypass larges portions of the Amasa Back / Cliffhanger Jeep trai...

    3.2 miles 755 ft gain

  • Mountain Bike Amasa Back / Cliffhanger Trail

    Amasa Back / Cliffhanger is the primary entry point into one of the most fantastic mountain biking trail networks in the Moab area, connecting into Captain Ahab, Rockstacker, HyMasa, and Jacksons Trails. To get there take Kane Creek Blvd. from Moa...

    9.1 miles 1410 ft gain

  • Mountain Bike Moab's Porcupine Rim

    This ride is one of the most popular in Moab, let alone the state of Utah. With that said, you probably won't have the trail to yourself so be sure to take time to hangout at the best vista points and chat with the other riders. Although the shutt...

    15 miles 1000 ft gain

  • Camp at the Ledges Camping Area off of Kane Creek Road

    The turn off for Kane Creek Rd. is directly before the McDonald's on the right side of the road. A right turn takes you through small residential area and then places you on a dirt road continuing into the canyon. The road narrows a bit, switch ba...

  • Mountain Bike the Moab Brand Trails

    The Moab Brand Trails are a series of trails about 7 miles north of the Colorado River, north of Moab.  They get their name from four of the major trails that spell out "MOAB."  They include the Bar M, Circle O, Rockin A and Bar B. I was curious h...

    10 miles 200 ft gain