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      DESERT CANYONS PRIVATE TRAIL SYSTEM
      the trail is open to Mountain Bikers and Hikers. Mountain Bikers should use proper etiquette by yielding to Hikers and Trail Runners.
      ENTER AND USE AT YOUR OWN RISK – NO ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE
      NO LIABILITY WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE OR INJURY TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY HOWEVER SUCH LOSS OR INJURY MAY BE CAUSED
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: Private Property
      Desert Loop Trailhead google parking directions
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 3
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      Region Status
      Open as of Oct 6, 2022
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      31
      Trails Mountain Bike
      27
      Trails E-Bike
      6
      Trails Hike
      29
      Trails Trail Running
      29
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      2
      Trails Observed Trials
      1
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      1
      Total Distance
      38 miles
      Total Descent
      2,641 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,499 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      5,054 ft
      Reports
      232
      Photos
      80
      Ridden Counter
      7,077

      Photos of Desert Canyons Mountain Bike

      trail: The Milky Way
      15 |
      Jan 29, 2023 @ 8:15am
      Jan 29, 2023
      21 |
      Sep 26, 2022 @ 12:37pm
      Sep 26, 2022
      12 |
      Sep 26, 2022 @ 12:37pm
      Sep 26, 2022
      8 |
      Sep 26, 2022 @ 12:37pm
      Sep 26, 2022
      0 |
      Aug 22, 2022 @ 11:16am
      Aug 22, 2022
      0 |
      Aug 22, 2022 @ 11:16am
      Aug 22, 2022
      1 |
      Aug 22, 2022 @ 11:16am
      Aug 22, 2022
      0 |
      Aug 22, 2022 @ 11:16am
      Aug 22, 2022

      Videos of Desert Canyons Mountain Bike

      Gap Disaster
      72 | Nov 9, 2021
      Claim Jumper & Pushing Tin at Desert Canyons!
      16:32 | 202 | May 19, 2021 , St. George
      Claim Jumper & Pushing Tin at Desert Canyons!
      16:32 | 178 | May 19, 2021 , St. George
      Sweet Tech on St George's Airport Trails!
      26:26 | 114 | May 12, 2021 , St. George
      Sweet Tech on St George's Airport Trails!
      26:26 | 92 | May 12, 2021 , St. George
      Sweet Tech on St George's Airport Trails!
      26:26 | 112 | May 12, 2021 , St. George
      Sweet Tech on St George's Airport Trails!
      trail: Layover
      26:26 | 98 | May 12, 2021 , St. George
      Sweet Tech on St George's Airport Trails!
      trail: Turbulence
      26:26 | 196 | May 12, 2021 , St. George

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1593027daxholmsteadwishlisttrailLost Luggage
      Mar 31, 2023 @ 8:16am
      13 hours
      user #1460695dwhansonaddreportSouth Airport and 3 more
      Mar 29, 2023 @ 1:13pm
      2 days
      user #855626happyboycriddentrailClaim Jumper and 14 more
      Mar 28, 2023 @ 1:41pm
      Mar 28, 2023
      user #1460695dwhansonaddreportPushing Tin Alt and 3 more
      Mar 27, 2023 @ 3:50pm
      Mar 27, 2023
      user #3172328rwsmithwishlisttrailSecret Sauce and 1 more
      Mar 26, 2023 @ 3:55pm
      Mar 26, 2023

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2273020yrag98trailTSA Pat-DownNeat trail that hugs the edge of a ridge, at...
      Aug 20, 2022 @ 3:08pm
      Aug 20, 2022
      user #861380bensgigtrailFlyer TerritoryI wrote this trail from South to north. It is...
      Jun 21, 2022 @ 9:26am
      Jun 21, 2022
      user #861380bensgigtrailThe Milky WayThis is probably the most fun trail out there....
      Jun 21, 2022 @ 9:25am
      Jun 21, 2022
      user #861380bensgigtrailOil BoltI wrote this Trail in the opposite direction...
      Jun 21, 2022 @ 9:24am
      Jun 21, 2022
      user #861380bensgigtrailThe RunwayThis seems like a relatively new Trail as...
      Jun 21, 2022 @ 9:23am
      Jun 21, 2022

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Green Valley 12 45 14 58.7 km
      Snow Canyon State Park 11 20 4 111.7 km
      Santa Clara River Reserve 4 21 811.7 km
      Rhythm & Blues 4 9 6 113.4 km
      Kayenta Pickleball 915 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike2735 miles2,096 ft9 miles2,369 ft
      #952#5007623253,599
      E-Bike613 miles318 ft2 miles2,369 ft
      19594
      Hike2929 miles2,592 ft10 miles1,860 ft
      #688#4264232479
      Trail Running2929 miles2,592 ft10 miles1,860 ft
      #692#4232324213
      Dirtbike/Moto29 miles49 ft1,955 ft2,359 ft
      362
      Observed Trials18 miles1,657 ft
      ATV/ORV/OHV18 miles1,657 ft
      361
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      • Admins: TASU, SUBA
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      • desert canyons activity log | embed map of Desert Canyons mountain bike trails | desert canyons mountain biking points of interest

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