Located in the US, the ATV trails in Utah offers over fifty ATV trail routes from which to choose. The best Utah ATV trails based on popularity are considered to be Paiute ATV Trail, Amasa Back Trail, Murdock Basin ATV Trail System, Chicken Corners Trail, and Red Canyon. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Utah ATV trails trail below.
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.