Featured ATV TRAILS
Surrounding Marysvale in south-central Utah, the 275 mile Paiute ATV Trail is one of the best ORV areas in the state. It has even been ranked one of the top 15 rides in the country. This loop trail has over 1,000 miles of side trails and 1,500 miles of adjacent forest roads. The main route passes through dense forests and near rivers. It takes about 25 hours of riding time to complete the primary loop.
East of Salt Lake City, nearly 36,000 acres of sand dunes, hills, and mud flats located in the Great Salt Lake Desert make a perfect ATV riding play area, and Knolls is less than two hours away from Salt Lake City. Tons of off-road fun is waiting, but stay within the boundaries.
West of Moab, the Amasa Back Trail is an out-and-back ATV ride ranging from 10 to 18 miles depending upon how far out you go. This challenging ride following rugged jeep road over rocks, slickrock, sand and ledges.
Southwest of Moab, the Chicken Corners Trail is a 43 mile ATV route along the Colorado River gorge. The route follows scenic Kane Springs Canyon and then climbs the Kane Creek anticline to Hurrah Pass. Then it descends to benches above the river. The route ends about 400 feet above the river across from Dead Horse Point.
West of Vernal and northwest of Roosevelt, the Petty Mountain Loop is a 14 mile route open to ATV riders. Keep an eye out for active logging operations and livestock ranging. This is part of the Yellowstone ATV Trail System.
North of Vernal, the Basset Springs Loop is a 4 mile route through pine and aspen forest with a steep and rocky downhill section. The starting altitude is 8,500 feet.
East of Kamas, the Taylor Fork ATV Trail System is an extremely popular ATV area with 12 miles of routes. The Taylor Fork Trail System is very rocky, steep and has several tight turns that are not suitable for side-by-side UTV.
North of Moab, the Top Of The World Trail is a well marked route following a wide rough road that is open to ATV riding. It will take you up to the 7,000 foot viewpoint at Top of the World. You can use Rose Garden Hill and Onion Creek Trails to complete a loop.
Southwest of Salt Lake City and Delta, there are numerous ATV loops totaling 130 miles in the Cricket Mountains through grass desert and juniper/pinon stands. The signed outer loop is an easy 60 miles.
Northwest of Salt Lake City and Park Valley in the Sawtooth National Forest, there are 40 mils of ATV trails in the Raft River Mountains. The trails range from 6,000 to 9,500 feet elevation.
Southwest of Salt Lake City and west of Delta, the Amasa Basin area has a 33 mile ATV trail system. The outer loop is 27.5 miles. The trails range from 5,400 feet to 9,000 feet elevation.
North of Vernal, the Range Study Loop is a 10 mile route through aspen groves and occasional wildflowers with vistas of Diamond Mountain. The starting altitude is 8,500 feet.
Southeast of Salt Lake City and northeast of American Fork in the Unita National Forest, the American Fork Canyon has routes open to ATV riding. The Tibble Fork OHV Staging Area located northeast of Highland is a popular place to start exploring this region.
Southeast of Salt Lake City in Big Cottonwood Canyon, the Mineral Fork ATV Trail is a 5 mile (one-way) route running south up to the Wasatch Mine. It is a very steep, loose climb up 3,460 feet of vertical on the shoulder of Superior Peak.
West of Escalante, the Pine Lake OHV Trail is a 15 mile trail system open to ATV riding. The Pine Lake OHV Trail begins and ends at the Pine Lake staging area on the north side of the Pine Lake Campground.
East of Heber City, the Soapstone Basin ATV area has 34.5 miles of routes open to ATV riding. There is a great diversity of riding available. The main Soapstone Basin Road is a gentle, graded 8.5 mile route that is perfect for beginners.
East of Manti, the Patton ATV Trail is a 30 mile trail system open to ATV riding. The looping trail system is marked every half mile with a fiberglass sign.
In the Teasdale Ranger District, the Rosebud ATV Trail is a 5 mile route open to ATV riding. It runs through juniper, ponderosa and aspen forests.
Near Cedar City, the 5,000 acre Three Peaks Recreation Area has miles of trails open to OHV users. For the OHV enthusiasts there are many trails to choose from as well as a rock garden to rock crawlers to play in.
Southeast of Manti, the Deep Lake Trail System has 350 miles of routes open to ATV riding. The backbone of the trail system is the 58 mile South Skyline Drive, which is quite rugged.
Southwest of Salt Lake City and west of Delta, the Conger Mountain area has 127 miles of ATV trails through grass desert and juniper/pinion stands. There are dozens of rolling loops in this trail system. The outermost loop is 55 miles.
Southwest of Salt Lake City and Levan in Yuba State Park, the Yuba OHV Trail system has a range of trails from easy to more difficult through arid terrain. The Yuba OHV Trail is open to ATV riding.
East of Cedar City and west of Bryce, the Badger Creek Loop in the Paunsaugunt trail system is a 30 mile route open to ATV riding. It ranges in elevation from 7,840 feet up to 9,730 feet. The Badger Creek Loop is open to vehicles less than 50 inches in width.
East of Cedar City and west of Bryce, the Coyote Hollow Loop in the Paunsaugunt trail system is a 12 mile route open to ATV riding. It ranges in elevation from 7,840 feet up to 8,070 feet. The Coyote Hollow Loop is open to vehicles from dirt bikes up to full size vehicles.
East of Cedar City and west of Bryce, the Crawford Pass Loop in the Paunsaugunt trail system is a 8 mile route open to ATV riding. It ranges in elevation from 8,550 feet up to 8,760 feet. The Crawford Pass Loop is open to vehicles from dirt bikes up to full size vehicles. It winds through ponderosa pine forest and aspen forest.