Hackberry Canyon For Mountain Biking

The 23rd most popular mountain bike trail in Utah.

Northeast of Kanab and south of Cannonville in the Grand Staircase - Escalante National Monument, the Upper Hackberry Canyon trail runs through a scenic canyon at the headwaters to Hackberry Creek. The route starts in a narrow slot of red Najavo Sandstone before opening up into a broad riparian meadow of cottonwoods, sagebrush, tamarisk and yellow primrose.

To reach the mountain biking trailhead from Kanab, head east on US89 for about 40 miles. Turn left heading north on Cottonwood Canyon Road (FS400) for about 30 miles. Past the turnoff for Grosvenor Arch, the trailhead is on the left off FS422.

To reach the mountain biking trailhead from Cannonville, head south on Cottonwood Canyon Road (FS400) for about 15 miles. The trailhead is on the right off FS422.

Overall, Hackberry Canyon is the 23rd most popular mountain bike trail of all 73 mountain biking rides in Utah.

Hackberry Canyon Mountain Biking Map



Local Contact(s):  BLM (435) 679-8981; Utah Tourism (800) UTAH-FUN; Escalante Outfitters (435) 826-4266

Best Season:  Mar. - May

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  NFS Whitehouse Campground; Grand Staircase B&B (435) 826-4890; Prospector Inn, Escalante

Luxury Loding:  Parry Lodge, Kanab (435) 644-2601

Breakfast Restaurant:  Trailhead Cafe, Escalante

Reference Source:  click here http://www.blm.gov/ut/st/en.html

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  6/20/2016

ID:  6500

Hackberry Canyon Mountain Biking Map


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