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Arches National Park: Devils Garden


Hike 6.1 miles into a redrock paradise full of wind-and-water sculptures that seem to defy gravity. You'll see seven amazing arches on this route.

Canyonlands National Park: Colorado-Green Rivers Confluence


Cruise desert slickrock and sand on this 10.4-mile dayhike to an impressive canyon-top lookout high above the Colorado and Green Rivers.

Canyonlands National Park: Horseshoe Canyon


This 7.1-miler in redrock country showcases art you'll never see in a big-city gallery--some of the world's best-preserved pictographs and petroglyphs.

Canyonlands National Park: Lathrop Canyon


Take a plunge off Island in the Sky Mesa with this 11.1-mile out and back that drops 1,500-feet for excellent views of the White Rim bench and Lower Lathrop Canyon.

Canyonlands National Park: Salt Creek-Lavender Canyon Loop


Anasazi ruins, slickrock scrambles, and a wealth of arches spice up a rugged 4-day tour of the Needles.

Canyonlands National Park: Upheaval Dome


Is it a meteorite or a salt formation? Gather your own conclusions about the origins of this mysterious ring of rock on this challenging, 7.6-mile loop in Canyonlands National Park.

Moab, UT: Amasa Back


A staple for any Moab mountain biking trip, this 9.6-mile out-and-back on Amasa Back features big steps and even bigger exposure.

Moab, UT: Amasa Back-Rockstacker-Jackson's Loop


This 11.3-mile Moab loop with up-close cliffside panoramas is a sure path to rock-hopping joy.

Moab, UT: Arches National Park


Take a roll through Arches National Park to see its namesake rock formations by bike on this 50-mile out-and-back.

Moab, UT: Bartlett Wash


Let your imagination ride wild on Bartlett Wash's free-form wonderland of chutes, bowls, steps, and flats.

Moab, UT: Cameltoe Canyon


Put your route-finding skills to the test on this 5-mile trek that ascends rock ledges, skirts slickrock pools, and traverses sandy-bottomed washes.

Moab, UT: Fisher Towers


This short hike threads through a hoodoo-filled climbing mecca with outrageous scenery and countless sidetrip options.

Moab, UT: Moab Rim Trail


Grab unparalleled views of the La Sal Mountains, Arches National Park, Spanish Valley, and the Colorado River on this 4.2-mile hike near downtown Moab.

Moab, UT: Morning Glory Arch


Take an easy 4.4-mile walk--perfect for the whole family--through a stream-laced canyon to a picturesque rock bridge. Water shoes recommended.

Moab, UT: Porcupine Rim


This 14-mile mountain bike trail is quintessential Moab: Huge jumps, grippy slickrock, and sweet singletrack.

Moab, UT: Slickrock Trail


A fat-tire classic, Slickrock mountain bike trail loops through 9 miles of Utah’s saffron-swirled canyon country over rubber-testing sandstone domes.

Moab, UT: Sovereign Singletrack


Rip through 6 miles of rarefied singletrack to a slickrock playground on this jeep-free bike ride just north of Moab.

Moab: Amasa Back Loop


Amasa Back has long been one of Moab's classic out and back rides.  The climb up the jeep road is filled with technical steeps and the views are absolutely stellar the whole way.  What Amasa lacked was great singletrack.  Well....it lacks no more!

This ride climbs up Amasa Back on the traditional jeep road route, hits Pothole Arch and then returns on the ultra technical Rockstacker route finally finishing on Jackson Trail singletrack to close the loop.  This ride is certainly among the best Moab has to offer.

Moab: Slickrock Trail


Slickrock is the trail that put Moab on the mountain biking map.  At 11 miles long, it's entirely on Navajo sandstone.  The sandstone sticks to your tires like glue allowing incrediblly steep climbs as long as you can get on top of the bars and mash the crank.  Follow the white dashed line to stay on track - it's remarkablly easy to get lost in the "moonscape" without guidance from the line.  Couple the unique slickrock technical riding with gorgeous views of Moab, the Colorado River, and the La Sal Mountains and you'll know why many consider this the best trail in the World.

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