All photos by Outdoor Project Contributor, Brant Hansen
Pros: Huge vistas. Long ride. Fast descents. Cons: Often busy. Congestion: Moderate Preferable Season(s): Summer, Fall Day-Use/Parking Pass Required: Not Required Dogs allowed?: No
Total Distance: 11.40 mi (18.35 km) Terrain Difficulty: GREEN Trailhead Elev.: 9,732 ft (2,966 m) Net Elev. Gain: 850 ft (259 m) Trail Uses: Hiking, Biking Trail type: One-way/Shuttle
The Wasatch Crest Mountain Bike Trail near Salt Lake City is consistently ranked among Utah's top mountain bike trails, but it also easily measures up against as one of the America's best mountain bike rides. You won’t get very far down the trail before you realize why.