Best Utah Dirt Bike Trails

Utah has 65 offroad motorcycling rides.

Located in the US, the dirt biking in Utah offers over fifty dirt bike trail routes from which to choose. The best Utah dirt biking based on popularity are considered to be Amasa Back Trail, Poison Spider ORV Trail, Chicken Corners Trail, Gemini Bridges, and Porcupine Rim Trail. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Utah dirt biking trail below.

Featured DIRT BIKE TRAILS

Amasa Back Trail

West of Moab, the Amasa Back Trail is an out-and-back dirt bike 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. Don't underestimate the challenge of this trail.  MORE INFO

Chicken Corners Trail

Southwest of Moab, the Chicken Corners Trail is a 43 mile ATV route along the Colorado River gorge that is open to dirt biking. 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.  MORE INFO

Cedar Hollow Trail System

Southeast of Salt Lake City and Kamas, the Cedar Hollow off-road motorcycle trail system is an extremely popular ATV area with 4.5 miles of routes. It connects with the Taylor Fork off-road motorcycle trail system.  MORE INFO

Soapstone Basin Road

East of Heber City, the Soapstone Basin OHV area has 34.5 miles of off-road motorcycle 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.  MORE INFO

Red Canyon

East of Cedar City and west of Bryce, the Red Canyon area is a scenic red rock canyon with pine and sage forests laced with a nice dirt biking trail network. The trail begins at the mouth of Casto Canyon and connects with the Cassidy Trail. This is considered the most scenic of all the large canyons in the Red Canyon area.  MORE INFO

Paiute ATV Trail

Surrounding Marysvale in south-central Utah, the 275 mile Paiute ATV Trail is one of the best dirt biking areas in the state. It has even been ranked one of the top 15 rides in the country. This loop trail has over 1000 miles of side trails and 1500 miles of adjacent forest roads. The main route passes through dense forests and near rivers.  MORE INFO

Knolls ORV Area

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 dirt biking 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. Knolls OHV area does border a bombing range.  MORE INFO

American Fork Canyon

Southeast of Salt Lake City and northeast of Highland, the American Fork Canyon has numerous routes open to dirt biking. The Tibble Fork OHV Staging Area located northeast of Highland is a popular place to start exploring this region. Some of the more interesting routes lead up past Mill Canyon Peak and over to Pole Line Pass or Dutchman Flat.  MORE INFO

Arizona Strip OHV Routes

In the far northwest corner of Arizona, the vast Arizona Strip has over 5,000 miles of dirt roads open to dirt biking. The roads traverse high desert and some ponderosa pine forest.  MORE INFO

Paunsaugunt Trail

East of Cedar City and west of Bryce, the Paunsaugunt trail system has loops ranging from 20 to 75 miles open to dirt biking. The Paunsaugunt Trail dirt biking route winds around the southern portion of the Paunsaugunt Plateau on existing roads and constructed dirt bike trails.  MORE INFO

Pine Lake ORV Trail

West of Escalante, the Pine Lake OHV Trail is a 15 mile trail system open to off-road motorcycle trails riding. The Pine Lake OHV Trail begins and ends at the Pine Lake staging area on the north side of the Pine Lake Campground.  MORE INFO

Deep Lake Trail ORV System

Southeast of Manti, the Deep Lake Trail System has 350 miles of routes open to off-road motorcycle trails riding. The backbone of the trail system is the 58 mile South Skyline Drive, which is quite rugged.  MORE INFO

Taylor Fork Trail System

East of Kamas, the Taylor Fork off-road motorcycle trail system is an extremely popular ATV area with 12 miles of routes. It connects with the Cedar Hollow off-road motorcycle trail system. The Taylor Fork Trail System is very rocky, steep and has several tight turns.  MORE INFO

Basset Springs Riding Loop

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.  MORE INFO

Dry Gulch Loop

West of Vernal and northwest of Roosevelt, the Dry Gulch Loop is a 32 mile route. This is part of the Yellowstone off-road motorcycle trail system. The other half of the trail system is the Petty Mountain Loop.  MORE INFO

Amasa Basin

Southwest of Salt Lake City and west of Delta, the Amasa Basin area has a 33 mile off-road motorcycle trail system. The outer loop is 27.5 miles. The trails range from 5,400 feet to 9,000 feet.  MORE INFO

Conger Mountain

Southwest of Salt Lake City and west of Delta, the Conger Mountain area has 127 miles of off-road motorcycle trails through grass desert and juniper/pinion stands. There are dozens of rolling loops in this trail system. The outermost loop is 55 miles.  MORE INFO

Antimony Lake Trail

Near Antimony, the Antimony Lake ATV Trail is a 5.3 mile route open to off-road motorcycle trails riding. The Antimony Trail begins on a steep and rocky road leading out of Antimony Creek Campground  MORE INFO

Grass Lake Trail

The Grass Lake ATV Trail is a 11 mile route open to off-road motorcycle trails riding. The trailhead is southwest of the Clayton Guard Station.  MORE INFO

Cricket Mountains

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. There are several side routes that are more difficult. All the routes are on either graded road or jeep trails.  MORE INFO

Petty Mountain Loop

West of Vernal and northwest of Roosevelt, the Petty Mountain Loop is a 14 mile route open to dirt biking. Keep an eye out for active logging operations and livestock ranging. This is part of the Yellowstone off-road motorcycle trail system.  MORE INFO

Range Study Loop

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.  MORE INFO

Pinchot ORV Trail

South of Manti and east of Mayfield, the Pinchot ATV Trail is a 47 mile trail system open to off-road motorcycle trails riding. There are numerous possible loops from the primary trailhead on old forest service roads.  MORE INFO