Onion Creek Road For Mountain Biking

The 72nd most popular mountain bike trail in Utah.

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Northeast of Moab, the Onion Creek Road is a gentle dirt road the climbs up the Onion Creek drainage while crossing the namesake creek a couple dozen times. This easy route is perfect for families and/or pulling a child trailer.

To reach the Onion Creek Road mountain biking from Moab, head north on US191 for a mile or so to SR128. Turn right heading east on SR128 for roughly 20 miles. Turn right heading southeast on Onion Creek Road for about 0.75 miles. There is a signed trailhead parking area. Continue riding southeast up Onion Creek Road.

Note: As of Spring 2012, Onion Creek Road was greatly improved and smoothed.

Overall, Onion Creek Road is the 72nd most popular mountain bike trail of all 73 mountain biking rides in Utah. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Onion Creek Road including White Rim Trail, Klondike Bluffs Trail, Kokopelli Trail, Slickrock Bike Trail, Poison Spider Trail and Whole EnchiladaPorcupine Rim Trail.

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Local Contact(s):  Moab Tourism (800) 635-6622; Moab Central Res. (800) 505-5343; Rim Cyclery (435) 259-5333; Poison Spider Bicycles (435) 259-7882.

Recommended Book:  "Mountain Biking Moab Pocket Guide" from David Crowell

Best Season:  Mar - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  Onion Creek Road primative campsites.

Luxury Loding:  Red Cliffs Lodge (435) 259-2002

Breakfast Restaurant:  Jailhouse Cafe, Moab; Moab Diner

Reference Source:  click here http://www.discovermoab.com/biking.htm

GPS:  38.720633, -109.342836

Date Published:  1/2/2016

Date Updated:  6/25/2016

ID:  23493


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