Biking & Mountain Biking Near Kanab Utah

Mountain biking and road biking near Kanab, UT is one of the favorite activities of residents here. There is tons and tons of trails. Here is 25 of what we have found to be among the best. There is trails for all skill sets and abilities. It does not matter if you out for a quick ride or an all day excursion. Whatever it is that you are looking for, we got it here either in Kanab or just a short drive away!

Fun Fact: Did you know that Kanab is only 300 miles away from Moab Utah, the most popular place in the country to mountain bike?

Here is the list of the top 25 Mountain Biking Trails Near Kanab

Schultz Creek Trail
Flagstaff, AZ - Schultz Creek Trail is a 3.5 mile loop trail located near Flagstaff, Arizona and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking & mountain biking and is accessible from April until November. For more information on this trail - please check out: http://alltrails.com/trail/us/arizona/schultz-creek-trail

Sunset Trail
Flagstaff, AZ - Sunset Trail is a 4 mile trail located near Flagstaff, Arizona and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking & mountain biking and is accessible from May until November. For more information on this trail, please visit: http://alltrails.com/trail/us/arizona/sunset-trail

Zion NP - West Rim
Hurricane, UT - Looking up at the canyon walls, one can get a sense of mystery and the age of the universe. The beauty of this trail is that most of the "Disneylanders" don't use it, so if you're like me and in Zion during the week, and have hiked early in the morning to avoid crowds, you'll share this one with no one but yourself. For more information on this mountain biking trail, please check out: http://alltrails.com/trail/us/utah/zion-np-west-rim

Pa'rus Trail, Zion NP
Springdale, UT - If you feel restless and in need of a winding down after one or more of the up-canyon hikes in Zion, the Pa'rus Trail may be the antidote you need. It's an easy walk along the Virgin River where you can enjoy a paved path, rusting footbridges, meadows, and spectacular vistas of the gorge's features. Please check out more about this mountain biking trail at: http://alltrails.com/trail/us/utah/parus-trail-zion-national-park

Green Valley loop (bear claw poppy) Trail
St George, UT - Green Valley loop (bear claw poppy) Trail is a 7.8 mile loop trail located near St George, Utah that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for mountain biking and is accessible from February until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail. Learn more about this mountain biking trail at: http://alltrails.com/trail/us/utah/green-valley-toboggan-run

Gooseberry Mesa
Hurricane, UT - Gooseberry Mesa is a 11.1 mile loop trail located near Hurricane, Utah. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for mountain biking. Learn more about this trail by visiting: http://alltrails.com/trail/us/utah/gooseberry-mesa

Grandview Trail
Grand Canyon, AZ - This is definitely not a mountain biking trail! I am a resident of Grand Canyon and know for sure. Also use of Mtn bikes on canyon trails is illegal in the Park. Please check out more about this mountain biking trail at: http://alltrails.com/trail/us/arizona/grandview-trail

Chimney Springs Trail
Flagstaff, AZ - Chimney Springs is part of the Fort Valley Trail system at the base of the San Francisco Peaks, a popular mountain-biking area also suitable for hikers and, in the winter, snowshoers and cross-country skiers. Several sections of the trail were designed by a local biking organization to provide more versatility. Please check out more information about this mountain biking trail at: http://alltrails.com/trail/us/arizona/chimney-springs-trail

Dry Lake Hills
Flagstaff, AZ - Dry Lake Hills is a 5.7 mile out and back trail located near Flagstaff, Arizona. The trail is rated as moderate offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also able to use this trail. Read more about this mountain biking trail at: http://alltrails.com/trail/us/arizona/dry-lakes

Little Elden Trail
Flagstaff, AZ - Little Elden Trail is a 4.7 mile trail located near Flagstaff, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, mountain biking, trail running & walking and is accessible from April until November. Learn more about this mountain biking trail at: http://alltrails.com/trail/us/arizona/little-elden-trail

Dark Hollow - Second Left Hand Canyon
Brian Head, UT - Dark Hollow - Second Left Hand Canyon is a 13 mile point-to-point trail located near Brianhead, Utah. The trail is primarily used for mountain biking. Learn more about this mountain biking trail at: http://alltrails.com/trail/us/utah/dark-hollow-second-left-hand-canyon

J.E.M. Trail
Virgin, UT - J.E.M. Trail is a 12.7 mile loop trail located near Virgin, Utah. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for mountain biking. Learn more about this mountain biking trail here at: http://alltrails.com/trail/us/utah/jem-trail

Thunder Mountain Trail
Panguitch, UT - Thunder Mountain Trail is a 14.8 mile loop trail located near Panguitch, Utah. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for mountain biking. Learn more about this mountain biking trail at: http://alltrails.com/trail/us/utah/thunder-mountain-trail

Gooseberry Slickrock Trail
Washington, UT - Gooseberry Slickrock Trail is a 10 mile loop trail located near Washington, Utah. The trail is primarily used for mountain biking. Learn more about this mountain biking trail at: http://alltrails.com/trail/us/utah/gooseberry-slickrock-trail

Virgin River Rim Trail
Alton, UT - Virgin River Rim Trail is a 33 mile point-to-point trail located near Alton, Utah and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for mountain biking and is accessible from May until October. Learn more about this mountain biking trail at: http://alltrails.com/trail/us/utah/virgin-river-rim-trail

Navajo Lake Loop
Alton, UT - Navajo Lake Loop is a 11.4 mile loop trail located near Alton, Utah. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for mountain biking. To learn more about this mountain biking trail, please visit: http://alltrails.com/trail/us/utah/navajo-lake-loop

Page Rimview Trail
Page, AZ - Page Rimview Trail is a 10.3 mile loop trail located near Page, Arizona and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for mountain biking and is accessible year-round. Learn more about this mountain biking trail at: http://alltrails.com/trail/us/arizona/page-rimview-trail

Warner Valley
Washington, UT - Warner Valley is a 18 mile out and back trail located near Washington, Utah and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for mountain biking and is accessible from September until May. Learn more about this mountain biking trail at: http://alltrails.com/trail/us/utah/warner-valley

Owen's Loop
St George, UT - Owen's Loop is a 3 mile loop trail located near St George, Utah that offers scenic views. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for hiking, mountain biking & trail running. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. Learn more about this mountain biking trail at: http://alltrails.com/trail/us/utah/owens-loop

Deer Creek Trail
Marysvale, UT - Fairly nice trail. Mainly used for ATV's. Gains a lot of elevation fairly quick. Great views, lots of wildlife. Learn more about this mountain biking trail at: http://alltrails.com/trail/us/utah/deer-creek-trail

Abineau Canyon
Flagstaff, AZ - Abineau Canyon is a 27 mile out and back trail located near Flagstaff, Arizona. The trail is primarily used for mountain biking. Learn more about this mountain biking trail at: http://alltrails.com/trail/us/arizona/abineau-canyon

Monument Valley - Navajo Tribal Park
Kayenta, AZ - Monument Valley - Navajo Tribal Park is a 12 mile loop trail located near Kayenta, Arizona. The trail is primarily used for mountain biking.. Learn more about this mountain biking trail at: http://alltrails.com/trail/us/arizona/monument-valley-navajo-tribal-park

Casto Canyon
Panguitch, UT - Casto Canyon is a 10.8 mile out and back trail located near Panguitch, Utah. The trail is primarily used for mountain biking and is accessible from April until October. Learn more about this mountain biking trail at: http://alltrails.com/trail/us/utah/casto-canyon

Cassidy Trail
Antimony, UT - Cassidy Trail is a 16.7 mile loop trail located near Antimony, Utah. The trail is rated as difficult and primarily used for mountain biking. Learn more about this mountain biking trail at: http://alltrails.com/trail/us/utah/cassidy-trail

Panorama Trail
Kanab, UT - Panorama Trail is a 4 mile loop trail located near Kanab, Utah. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for mountain biking. Learn more about this mountain biking trail at: http://alltrails.com/trail/us/utah/panorama-trail

Here is a great resource for mountain biking trail plans right here in Kanab!

Road Biking Near Kanab Utah

Arizona Trail (Flagstaff)

  • Counties: Coconino

  • Length: 4.8 miles

  • Trail end points: Fisher Point Trail (SE Flagstaff) and Oldham Trail (N. Buffalo Park)

  • Trail surfaces: Asphalt, Concrete, Gravel

  • Trail category: Greenway/Non-RT

  • Trail Activities: Bike, Horseback Riding, Mountain Biking, Walking

  • TrailLink ID: 6605320

Trail Description: The Flagstaff segment of the Arizona Trail is nearly 5 miles long and passes through the middle of town between Interstate 40 and Route 66. The trail's surface varies from paved to gravel and generally follows along urban streets, also going through scenic Buffalo Park. The trail links US Forest Services trails Fisher Point and Oldham.

The Arizona Trail crosses over Cedar Avenue via the Matt Kelly Urban Trail Bridge — 139 feet long, 14 feet wide and 19 feet high. At it's southern end, the trail courses through a ponderosa pine forest and is rough going in some places. On the north end the trail goes around the east rim of McMillan Mesa, for great views.

Another 0.68 mile of trail is being built on the south side of McMillan Mesa, from Route 66 to the existing trail on top of the mesa. Once built (projected 2011 or 2012), the trail will complete a missing section through Flagstaff.

More information about this trail: http://www.traillink.com/trail/arizona-trail-%28flagstaff%29.aspx

 

Red Canyon Bicycle Trail

  • Counties: Garfield

  • Length: 8.6 miles

  • Trail end points: Thunder Mountain Trailhead, Dixie National Forest and Coyote Hollow Road

  • Trail surfaces: Asphalt

  • Trail category: Greenway/Non-RT

  • TrailLink ID: 6604936

Description: The Red Canyon Bicycle Trail (a national recreation trail), running for more than 8 paved miles, is appropriately named. This must-do path travels through scenic red canyons in an area referred to a "Little Bryce," after the national park Bryce Canyon.

The trail offers a non-motorized alternative to the busy Scenic Byway 12, both winding through the Red Canyon in Utah's Dixie National Forest to a high mountain plateau. Surrounding you are towering cliffs and scattered pine forest.

For a longer trek, trail-goers can connect with the Thunder Mountain Trail on the path's western tip. Access to campgrounds is also available.

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