Canyon to Salt Creek. Across the mountain from Payson
Canyon, further south on the Nebo Loop Road. This loop ride has 9 miles of
road gaining 2200 feet, followed by a three mile singletrack plunge down
Bear Canyon. Season July through early October.
Creek Cutoff Downhill. Must-Ride
Classic! Rowdy downhill romp from the Nebo Loop road in Payson
Canyon. Shorter loop with pavement uphill or longer ride by adding portion
of Blackhawk Trail. Trivial climbing on downhill singletrack. If ridden
uphill, strenuous climb. Upper-intermediate
technical. Season June through early October.
to Beaver Dam Loop. Long tough loop from Birdseye up Bennie
Creek, over the top of Payson Canyon via Blackhawk, then down Beaver Dam
Canyon, and out via Nebo Creek. Beautiful views. Very substantial climb,
some technical riding. Season June through mid-October.
Loop Trail. Editor's Pick!
Singletrack loop in Payson Canyon rides the Nebo Loop area. Aspen and pine,
occasional views. Includes Rock Springs Trail. Longer ride with moderate climbing, intermediate
technical. Shorter loop options available. Season June through September.
Bays riding area (lower Payson Canyon). Interconnected
singletrack loops and lariats offer a variety of riding options.
Easier-intermediate technical with option of more advanced trails. Season
May to November.
Canyon (Nebo Loop). Narrow singletrack drops off the backside of the Nebo Loop
area. Option of loop ride or long downhill with road return vs shuttle.
Loop has a strenuous difficult climb. Some downhill steeps and a few
tricky spots, upper-intermediate to advanced technical. Season June to
Ranch Trail. A Must-Ride!
Easier singletrack trail in Payson Canyon. Options of
out-and-back, loop with pavement, loop with a portion of Blackhawk Trail,
or DH with shuttle. Season June to October. Mild climbing, a quick ride.
Lake. DH or loop. Payson Canyon. Advanced technical due to
multiple log-hops. Short singletrack loop (about 5 miles) with 900
vertical or DH route 3.5 miles with 1500 vertical, almost all downhill. DH
route connects two parts of Nebo Loop road (paved). Season July through
Springs Loop. Singletrack loop at the top of Payson Canyon.
Beautiful alpine area, great views. Moderate climbing,
intermediate technical. Options to extend or shorten ride. Season
June through October.
Hill. Loop or out-and-back in Payson Canyon. Advanced-rider singletrack in the
forest on steep side-slopes, it's a lot of fun. 5-mile each way
out-and-back, or 12-mile loop ride using Shram Creek and western portion
of Rock Spring trail. Significant climbing, mostly intermediate technical. Season
mid-July through October.
Creek Loop. Moderate-length singletrack loop with short portion of
paved road, Payson Canyon. Includes Shram Creek Trail and portions of Rock
Spring and Jones Ranch trails. Moderate climbing, intermediate technical.
Views and forested riding. Season June through October.
Creek. Singletrack climb in Hobble Creek, in and out of the creek up
to the ridgeline. Moderate climb, intermediate technical. Season mid-May