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Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
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      Home to the world-famous Slickrock bike trail, parts of the Whole Enchilada, many jeep trails, and scenic camping.

      This is a fee area; a nominal charge applies to enter, camping is extra.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      Shuttleable: YES
      AKA: Slickrock Trail
      Land Status: Regional Recreation Area
      Land Manager: BLM
      Slickrock google parking directions
      Links
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 3
      • 1
      • 12
      • 4
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of Jun 27, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      27
      Trails Mountain Bike
      21
      Trails E-Bike
      15
      Trails Hike
      26
      Trails Trail Running
      26
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      16
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      5
      Total Distance
      44 miles
      Total Descent
      7,312 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,898 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      5,870 ft
      Reports
      277
      Photos
      549
      Ridden Counter
      14,755

      Outside+ Logo Articles

      Which Trail Should I Hike in Arches National Park?
      Jun 5, 2021
      What to expect on Arches National Park trails, from an incredibly popular arch hike to a difficult desert scramble in a remote area.

      Photos of Sand Flats Recreation Area Mountain Bike

      trail: Slickrock
      4 |
      Dec 5, 2021 @ 12:12pm
      Dec 5, 2021
      11 |
      Dec 1, 2021 @ 10:31am
      Dec 1, 2021
      17 |
      Dec 1, 2021 @ 10:31am
      Dec 1, 2021
      trail: Falcon Flow
      368 |
      Mar 13, 2020 @ 3:38am
      Mar 13, 2020
      trail: Slickrock
      1,096 |
      Jan 19, 2018 @ 2:04pm
      Jan 19, 2018
      193 |
      Dec 21, 2016 @ 9:28am
      Dec 21, 2016
      trail: Slickrock
      885 |
      Jun 15, 2016 @ 10:22am
      Jun 15, 2016
      193 |
      Oct 22, 2015 @ 11:08am
      Oct 22, 2015

      Videos of Sand Flats Recreation Area Mountain Bike

      Christmas in Moab
      trail: Slickrock
      1:00 | 56 | Jan 17, 2020
      Slick rock practice
      0:24 | 129 | Nov 18, 2019
      Deep Sandy section on slick rock practice loop
      0:19 | 59 | Nov 18, 2019
      Slickrock Trail
      trail: Slickrock
      1:04 | 230 | May 9, 2018
      SCOTT Enduro Cup - Moab Highlights
      trail: Slickrock
      1:39 | 2442 | May 10, 2017
      Moab Slickrock
      trail: Slickrock
      0:43 | 38 | Jan 29, 2017
      Moab Slickrock
      trail: Slickrock
      2:56 | 528 | May 19, 2015
      150420 Slickrock2
      trail: Slickrock
      7:25 | 293 | May 1, 2015

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1224918Chugger4wdwishlisttrailSlickrock
      Jan 24, 2022 @ 10:33pm
      1 day
      user #1646641Smithy603riddentrailFalcon Flow
      Jan 24, 2022 @ 8:02am
      2 days
      user #220324oruwuriddentrailSlickrock
      Jan 23, 2022 @ 9:37pm
      3 days
      user #1633410mforgewishlisttrailSlickrock
      Jan 20, 2022 @ 1:48pm
      Jan 20, 2022
      user #1348051jverschuylwishlisttrailFalcon Flow
      Jan 17, 2022 @ 8:42pm
      Jan 17, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1198819TsudapodtrailFalcon FlowWell done. Hats off to the trail builders. A...
      Nov 16, 2021 @ 9:57am
      Nov 16, 2021
      user #2686939DustygriffithtrailFalcon FlowWe have ridden trails across America including...
      Sep 25, 2021 @ 8:12pm
      Sep 25, 2021
      user #1280963MoabTrailMixtrailSlickrockThis is not the entire Slickrock trail that...
      Sep 22, 2021 @ 8:05am
      Sep 22, 2021
      user #1663720Jcoriano89trailSlickrockFun trail with challenging uphills, great...
      Sep 21, 2021 @ 8:01pm
      Sep 21, 2021
      user #2852225torkytrailSlickrockIt is irresponsible to list this as 5.1...
      Sep 13, 2021 @ 8:34pm
      Sep 13, 2021

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Amasa Back 2 3 8 36.3 km
      Mag 7 2 10 3 36.9 km
      Moab Brand Trails 9 10 4 17.9 km
      Arches National Park9.4 km
      Klonzo 11 16 410.2 km

      Local Badges

      Pinkbike Articles

      Feb 24, 2020
      Slickrock Trail Oil and Gas Parcels Removed From BLM Proposal Slickrock Trail Oil and Gas Parcels Removed From BLM Proposal
      The iconic trail has been saved from oil and gas leasing thanks to the work of local mountain bikers and officials.
      Jan 27, 2020
      BLM Proposes Oil &amp; Gas Drilling Under Moab's Slickrock BLM Proposes Oil & Gas Drilling Under Moab's Slickrock
      The Bureau of Land Management has announced it has opened up two parcels of land underneath the Slickrock trail in Moab, Utah for leasing for oil...
      Mar 6, 2019
      Voting Closed - Round 3 of the 2018 Pinkbike Photo of the Year Contest Voting Closed - Round 3 of the 2018 Pinkbike Photo of the Year Contest
      We started with 32, and now after more than 235,000 votes have been cast, we've narrowed it down to 8 photos battling for the $10,000 in CASH.
      Mar 2, 2019
      Round 2 Voting Closed - 2018 Pinkbike Photo of the Year Contest Round 2 Voting Closed - 2018 Pinkbike Photo of the Year Contest
      We started with 32, and now after more than 160,000 votes have been cast, we've narrowed it down to 16 photos battling for the $10,000 in CASH.
      Feb 28, 2019
      Round 1 Voting Closed - 2018 Photo of the Year Contest Round 1 Voting Closed - 2018 Photo of the Year Contest
      Here are the 32 photos vying for the $10,000. At this point, it is up to you to determine which becomes the 2018 Pinkbike Photo of the Year!

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike2135 miles6,598 ft18 miles1,739 ft
      #421#21051327299,098
      E-Bike1529 miles4,806 ft14 miles774 ft
      #128#373251173
      Hike2644 miles7,277 ft21 miles1,900 ft
      #292#17124274548
      Trail Running2644 miles7,277 ft21 miles1,900 ft
      #294#170274175
      Dirtbike/Moto1629 miles4,921 ft14 miles774 ft
      #2#28718
      ATV/ORV/OHV516 miles2,631 ft8 miles748 ft
      #76#4298022
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