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Salt Lake Area
Valley Floor and Foothill
Mountain Bike Trails
for early or late-season riding
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Alexander Creek. This is a singletrack hill-climb from the golf course at Little Dell along Alexander Creek up to the top of Parley's Canyon. Moderate climb, easy-intermediate technical.
Ann's Trail (former Draper Rim Trail). Six mile trail, part of 10-mile loop, must be reached via other trails. Easier intermediate, minimum 1200 feet of climbing. Usually combined with Clarks and Bonneville Shoreline to form loop. May also be combined with Eagle Crest for loop. Season May through November.
Aqueduct  Doubletrack traversing hillside east of Draper, 2.5 miles. Multiple trail connections, page also discusses Hidden Valley and Gasline singletracks. Season April through November.
Ann's Connector Short bi-directional trail linking upper western side of Ann's to Eagle Crest and Maple Hollow DH. One mile length. Season May through November.
Bobsled (BST). This is an insanely fun downhill rock 'n roll from the Bonneville Shoreline trail down to the avenues in Salt Lake. Season mid spring to late fall. Upper-intermediate technical, moderate climbing.
Bonneville Shoreline Trail - northern SLC. Mix of doubletrack and singletrack from City Creek around to Emigration Canyon, following the shoreline of prehistoric Lake Bonneville, just above the valley. Season early spring (sometimes winter) to late fall. Easy technical, moderate climbing.
Bonneville Shoreline - Sandy to Corner Canyon. Singletrack from Willow Park near Little Cottonwood Canyon to Corner Canyon Road in Draper. Runs along the side of the mountain a few hundred feet above the valley floor. Intermediate technical, a couple of tough spots. Not much climbing. Season early spring to late fall.
Bonneville Shoreline - Corner Canyon. How-to for navigating BST through multiple trails in the Corner Canyon area. Season early spring to late fall.
Bonneville Shoreline - Draper. Singletrack along South Mountain in Draper, around 5 miles in length. Riding options include loop rides using Oak Hollow and Spring Hollow trails. Intermediate technical, a couple of tough spots. Not much climbing. Season early spring to late fall.
Canyon Hollow Trail. Trail among several other riding options in Corner Canyon, climbs from Ghost Falls South to Corner Canyon Road. Two different loop rides described, 5 and 7 miles. Also option of adding Jacobs Ladder. Season May through November.
Clark's Trail. A quick out-and-back hill climb and fun descent, or part of a bigger ride using Ghost Falls, Bonneville Shoreline, or Corner Canyon. Foothill area in southern Draper. One-way it's 1.6 miles with 750 feet of elevation gain. Season May through October.
Corner Canyon (Lower). A nice ride close to civilization. Multiple different ride options. Winter figure-8 loop can be ridden in snow (2.8 miles, 350 feet elevation gain). Season year-round, but please do NOT ride when trails are muddy. (Early morning in winter is great when the ground is frozen!)
Corner Canyon Overview Page (Draper). Listing of trails with length, vertical, location, and connections, area map. Season July through September.
Draper Bike Park (at Corner Canyon). Fun two miles of XC trails with cyclocross features, plus pump track, skills area, jump loops and downhill flow trails. Season March through November.
Draper DH. 2-mile DH-only trail on the north side of Traverse Mountain. Man-made stunts. Can be reached at the west end of Suncrest. Absolutely no riding when muddy! Season May through November.
Draper Rim Trail (Ann's Trail). Six mile trail, part of 10-mile loop, must be reached via other trails. Easier intermediate, minimum 1200 feet of climbing. Usually combined with Clarks and Bonneville Shoreline to form loop. May also be combined with Eagle Crest for loop. Season May through November.
Eagle Crest. (Suncrest southside singletrack) Singletrack hugs the oak-brush hillsides below the southern edge of the Suncrest homes atop Traverse Ridge. Eagle Crest trail is 2.5 miles, easy-intermediate technical, and can be done as an out-and-back. Option of advanced loops. Season May through November.
Ensign Peak. This page describes a loop ride that includes Ensign Peak, or an out-and-back from City Creek to a viewpoint above Ensign Peak, plus the northern SLC (Ensign Peak section) Bonneville Shoreline Trail from City Creek to Bountiful. 900 feet of climbing. Riding options from 6 miles up. Season April through November.
Gasline  Short singletrack from from Ghost Falls to BST at the Aqueduct Trail. Discussed on page including Aqueduct and Hidden Valley. Season May through November.

Germania Dirt TrailThis little dirt loop is (as far as I know) the only official dirt singletrack on the floor of Salt Lake Valley. So what's it good for? Winter riding. Family rides. Beginners. Cyclocross practice. The trail is accessed from the Jordan River Parkway in Murray. Season year-round, winter depends on snow depth and thaws.
Ghost Falls (Draper). Includes Clarks Trail and Traverse Ridge Pipeline routes. Fun early season route, close to civilization. Classic loop is short (under 4 miles) with 700 feet of climbing. Clarks route offers 1200 feet of climbing in a beautiful big loop of about 5 miles. Mostly singletrack, mostly forested. Season May through November.
Herriman Trails (Juniper Crest, Firebreak) (Herriman). Easier riding in the foothills on the west side of Herriman. Still in development; connections may change. Views of Salt Lake Valley. Season late March through December.
Hidden Valley  Short singletrack from Hidden Valley Park to Aqueduct at low altitude, connects to BST. Season April through November.
Jacobs Ladder. (Includes climb via Ghost Falls) Downhill ride featuring 4 miles of 2000 vertical on a 10-mile adventure. For experts with good aerobic conditioning. Views of Salt Lake and Utah Valleys. Season May through November.
Levitate. (Included with Vertigo) Downhill jumping trail from Eagle Crest to South Maple Hollow, expert level. Season May through November.
Little Valley Trail and Instructional Trail System.  Tiny trail off Ann's (Draper Rim) that's fun for beginners to ride as a loop, and offering a diversion for other riders on Ann's Trail. At the Little Valley trailhead is a system of short easy loops just off the main Little Valley Trail, designed as a learning tool for beginners and kids. Season April through November.
Little Cottonwood Creek A Must-Ride Classic! Broad singletrack follows the old pipeline route along Little Cottonwood Creek, from the mouth of the canyon up to the ruins. Significant climb, but not too long. Intermediate technical with a few rough sections. Season May through November.
Maple Hollow DH. (Not to be confused with the Maple Hollow trail on the south side of the mountain, which connects directly to this trail via the Suncrest trail.) DH-only trail on the north side of Traverse Mountain. Man-made stunts. Can be reached at the west end of Suncrest. Absolutely no riding when muddy! Season May through November.
Mill Creek Pipeline Popular beginner-level trail!  Singletrack follows the old pipeline route in Mill Creek, mostly flat riding with one section of switchbacks having about 600 ft altitude change. Goes to viewpoint overlooking SLC. Suitable for newcomers, easy to intermediate technical. Season March through November.
Oak Vista to Eagle Crest Loop.  Located at the top of Suncrest on Traverse Mountain, this is a short loop that's a quick ride. It's 4.5 miles, with one mile of pavement, 400 feet of climbing. Season May through November. 
Orson Smith.  Includes Ralph's Trail. Trail climbs from Highland Drive to Bonneville Shoreline. Season April through mid December. 
Potato Hill Trail (Draper).  Trailhead on Traverse Mountain Road. Short trail, non-technical. Accesses Bonneville Shoreline, Draper Rim, and Ann's Trail for multiple riding options of varying length and difficulty.  Season May through November. 
Rattler Trail. Short trail on east side of Corner Canyon in Draper. Connects to BST and Ghost Falls. Weather permitting, may offer winter-season riding. Season March through November. 
Red Potato. Trail connects the Potato Hill trailhead westbound and downhill to the Bonneville Shoreline Trail.. Season May through November. 
Rush Bike Flow Trail. One-way singletrack descending route from the top of Traverse Ridge (upper Clark's trailhead). "Bicycle preferred" traffic. Connects to Canyon Hollow near Silica Pit at bottom. Season May through November. 
Stansbury Island Mountain Bike Trail. Narrow singletrack climbs over rocky mountain on the Great Salt Lake's Stansbury Island. Significant climb, intermediate to advanced technical. Views overlooking west, south, and east. Lower altitude, southern exposure dries quickly after storms. Season February through December. 
Suncrest Loop Trail (Eagle Crest). Singletrack hugs the oak-brush hillsides below the southern edge of the Suncrest homes atop Traverse Ridge. Eagle Crest trail is hree miles, intermediate technical, and can be done as an out-and-back. Option of advanced 10-mile loop including DH, Bonneville Shoreline, and Clarks. Season May through November.
Vertigo (Traverse Ridge area), Draper. One-way downhill flow trail from Eagle Crest to the bottom of South Maple Hollow. Shuttle or loop rides. Intermediate. Season May through November.
Wild Rose Trails. Short singletrack loop with moderate climbing, easy technical. Short DH trail; optional tough connections to ridgeline trails. Season May through October. 
Yellow Fork. Singletrack loop through the southern Oquirrh foothills, starting in Rose Canyon. Forested climb to view of copper tailings and SL valley. Intermediate technical, but with some stiff climbing. Option of easy doubletrack for family picnic. Season late April through November.

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