Cycling & Biking Trails

Cycling & Biking Trails

Cycling / road biking is a popular sport in the state of Utah.

Utah is known for its diverse terrain and endless outdoor beauty waiting to be explored. Cycling is a great way to cover a lot of ground. Utah is ranked #5 for bike friendly states by the League of American Bicyclists. Salt Lake City has bike clubs, bicycle shops, bike trails and bicycle lanes that help the city rank well on a bicycle friendly scale. Utah has a great variety of beginner paths, canyons, and scenic routes, there is truly something for every kind of bike rider.


Utah is home to 5 awe inspiring National Parks that offer incredible opportunities for cyclists. Cycling is a great way to get a fresh and intimate National Park experience. Some popular paths between parks are from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park and another from Bryce Canyon to Grand Staircase- Escalante. The National Parks and Monuments that lend themselves particularly well to cycling within are Arches, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef Zion, And Grand Staircase-Escalante.


Tour of Utah: Is a cycling race that attracts racers from all over in this gorgeous and scenic multi-day tour.

Lotoja: A full day race from Logan Utah to Jackson Hole Wyoming that takes place the Saturday after Labor Day and attracts amateur cyclists from all over the world.

Ride & Seek: Is a fun event hosted by Mad Dog Cycles where prizes are hidden along trails to encourage riders of all levels to get out there and explore.

Bike Share: Greenbike is Salt Lake City’s bike share program where bikes can be taken from one station and dropped off at any other, making exploration of the city very convenient. This program features day passes, multi day passes, or annual memberships.

Popular Locations & Routes

  • Antelope Island
  • The Great Salt Lake 
  • Golden Spike 
  • Bear Lake 
  • Alpine Loop
  • All American Road 
  • Historic Ogden
  • Emigration Canyon
  • Great Salt Lake 
  • Snow Canyon 
  • Logan Canyon 
  • Pineview Reservoir 
  • Downtown Salt Lake City 
  • City Creek Canyon 
  • Emigration Canyon 
  • Little Cottonwood 
  • Big Cottonwood
  • Browns Canyon 
  • Mirror Lake Hawaii - The Uintas 
  • Utah Lake - Utah County 
  • Fish Lake - Loa Loop
  • Liberty Park
  • Utah Lake
  • The Uintas
  • Davis County Causeway to Antelope Island
  • Golden Spike 
  • Trailside Park 
  • Union Pacific Trail
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Be sure to know cycling safety and Utah cycling laws that can be found here.
  • Wear a well fitted helmet.
  • Have a properly adjusted/sized bike.
  • Check equipment.
  • Make sure you can see / be seen.
  • Be alert for road hazards.
  • Avoid riding at night.