Parus Trail For Mountain Biking

The 10th most popular mountain bike trail in Utah.

Northeast of St. George and Springdale, the Parus Trail is a paved route along the Virgin River through lower Zion Canyon.

Most mountain bike riders fly into Las Vegas and drive the 2.5 hours to Springdale.

The trailhead starts at the south entrance to the park at the Visitor Center.

While the Parus Trail is only a couple miles long, it leads to the main canyon road which is only used by the Zion Shuttle bus so its perfect to mountain bike ride on the road all the way up to the end at Temple of Sinawava.

Overall, Parus Trail is the 10th most popular mountain bike trail of all 74 mountain biking rides in Utah.

Zion National Park (UT/US)

Zion National Park (UT/US)

Parus Trail in Zion National Park (UT/US)

Parus Trail in Zion National Park (UT/US)

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Local Contact(s):  Zion National Park (435) 772-3256; Utah Tourism (800) UTAH-FUN; Bike Zion Rentals (435) 772-3929.

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Flanigans Inn (800) 765-RSVP; Terrace Brook Lodge (800) 342-6779; Zion CG (435) 772-3237; NP Watchman Campground

Luxury Loding:  Zion Park Lodge (435) 772-3213; Zion House (435) 772-3281; Green Valley Spa, St. George; Bryce Lodge; Desert Pearl Inn, Springdale (435) 772-8888

Breakfast Restaurant:  Mean Bean Coffee or Bumbleberry Rest In Springdale

Reference Source:  click here http://www.nps.gov/zion/

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Date Updated:  7/19/2016

ID:  13161

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