The 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 Outbound community.

Top mountain biking spots in and near Moab

  • Moab, Utah

    Mountain Bike the Pipe Dream Trail in Moab

    6 mi / 730 ft gain
    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, you guessed it, the gas pipeline. It climbs aroun...
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  • Moab, Utah

    Camp at Sand Flats Recreation Area in Moab

    3.0
    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 the Bureau of Land Management and Grand County Uta...
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  • Moab, Utah

    Slickrock Mountain Bike Trail

    8.91 mi / 1027 ft gain
    Slickrock Mountain Bike Trail is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Moab, Utah.
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  • Moab, Utah

    Ride the Slick Rock Mountain Bike Trail

    5.0
    10.7 mi / 819 ft gain
    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 throughout the 10 mile loop. The trail is easy to follow d...
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  • Moab, Utah

    Mountain Bike Portal Trail

    2 mi / 1388 ft gain
    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 a shuttle from town to the top of the Magnificent...
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  • Moab, Utah

    Camp Goose Island Campground

    4.7
    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. Highway 128 heads northwest out of Moab followin...
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  • Moab, Utah

    Camp at King's Bottom

    4.0
    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 restricts camping to only designated sites, capping th...
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  • Moab, Utah

    Camp at Williams Bottom Campground in Moab

    4.0
    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 climbing campground on the west side of Moab, as there a...
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  • Moab, Utah

    Amasa Back and Cliffhanger Trail

    8.89 mi / 1978 ft gain
    Amasa Back and Cliffhanger Trail is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Moab, Utah.
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  • Moab, Utah

    Captain Ahab Trail

    8.84 mi / 2283 ft gain
    Captain Ahab Trail is a loop trail that provides a good opportunity to see wildlife located near Moab, Utah.
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  • Moab, Utah

    Poison Spider Mesa to Portal Trail

    9.97 mi / 1385 ft gain
    Poison Spider Mesa to Portal Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Moab, Utah.
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  • Moab, Utah

    Amasa to Pothole Arch

    11.02 mi / 1568 ft gain
    Amasa to Pothole Arch is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Moab, Utah.
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  • Moab, Utah

    Mountain Bike HyMasa Trail

    3.2 mi / 755 ft gain
    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 trail. To get there take Kane Creek Blvd. from Moab in...
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  • Moab, Utah

    Mountain Bike Amasa Back / Cliffhanger Trail

    9.1 mi / 1410 ft gain
    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 Moab into Kane Springs Creek Canyon. The road will qu...
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  • Moab, Utah

    Cliff Hanger Trail

    10.54 mi / 1686 ft gain
    Cliff Hanger Trail is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Moab, Utah.
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  • Moab, Utah

    Shafer Trail

    19.59 mi / 4587 ft gain
    Shafer Trail is a point-to-point trail where you may see local wildlife located near Moab, Utah.
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