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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Description
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  • Videos
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  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      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
      • 2
      • 2

      Region Status
      Caution as of 7 hours
      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
      16
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      5
      Total Distance
      44 miles
      Total Descent
      8,090 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,895 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      5,867 ft
      Reports
      212
      Photos
      512
      Ridden Counter
      9,582

      Photos of Sand Flats Recreation Area Mountain Bike

      trail: Falcon Flow
      211 |
      Mar 13, 2020 @ 3:38am
      Mar 13, 2020
      trail: Slickrock
      766 |
      Jan 19, 2018 @ 2:04pm
      Jan 19, 2018
      158 |
      Dec 21, 2016 @ 9:28am
      Dec 21, 2016
      trail: Slickrock
      673 |
      Jun 15, 2016 @ 10:22am
      Jun 15, 2016

      Videos of Sand Flats Recreation Area Mountain Bike

      Christmas in Moab
      trail: Slickrock
      1:00 | 51 | Jan 17, 2020
      Slick rock practice
      0:24 | 77 | Nov 18, 2019
      Deep Sandy section on slick rock practice loop
      0:19 | 41 | Nov 18, 2019
      Slickrock Trail
      trail: Slickrock
      1:04 | 216 | May 9, 2018

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Icebox Canyon
      Jan 5, 2021 @ 7:56am
      Jan 5, 2021
      Snow CoveredGrandCountyTrails MTM
      Icebox Canyon Overlook
      Jan 5, 2021 @ 7:56am
      Jan 5, 2021
      Snow CoveredGrandCountyTrails MTM
      Hells Gate
      Jan 5, 2021 @ 7:56am
      Jan 5, 2021
      Snow CoveredGrandCountyTrails MTM

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Above Abyss
      Jan 5, 2021 @ 7:56am
      Jan 5, 2021
      Snow CoveredGrandCountyTrails MTM
      Slickrock Spur
      Feb 10, 2020 @ 9:41am
      Feb 10, 2020
      IdealWyattMTBikes

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #931914extrapulpaddreportFins & Things and 2 more
      Jan 26, 2021 @ 2:33pm
      4 hours
      user #931914extrapulpaddreportFins & Things
      Jan 24, 2021 @ 3:33pm
      2 days
      user #2510142DrDaveeriddentrailAbove Abyss
      Jan 23, 2021 @ 6:58am
      Jan 23, 2021
      user #1035841skeatwishlisttrailFalcon Flow
      Jan 22, 2021 @ 11:56am
      Jan 22, 2021
      user #892597UtahJohnupdatetrailSlickrock
      Jan 20, 2021 @ 3:32pm
      Jan 20, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #258919erikobertrailAbove AbyssThe entrances of this trail are not marked,...
      Oct 30, 2020 @ 4:27pm
      Oct 30, 2020
      user #2228752fpecantrailFalcon FlowIncredible trail. Lots of good flow sections...
      Oct 30, 2020 @ 12:34pm
      Oct 30, 2020
      user #1220390MhilbertstrailFalcon FlowGreat trail and a lot of fun. The trail...
      Oct 5, 2020 @ 7:14am
      Oct 5, 2020
      user #2412060LightspheretrailSlickrockIf you dont like or dont think this trail is...
      Sep 27, 2020 @ 9:35pm
      Sep 27, 2020
      user #1261865provin1327trailFalcon FlowThere is abaolutly no reason to make this a...
      Sep 25, 2020 @ 10:45am
      Sep 25, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Amasa Back 2 3 8 36.3 km
      Mag 7 2 10 2 16.9 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 miles7,011 ft18 miles1,736 ft
      #387#18549320996,145
      E-Bike1529 miles5,223 ft14 miles774 ft
      #85#2519482
      Hike2644 miles8,054 ft21 miles1,896 ft
      #266#14410209321
      Trail Running2644 miles8,054 ft21 miles1,896 ft
      #269#145209126
      Dirtbike1629 miles5,341 ft14 miles774 ft
      #1#1747
      ATV/ORV/OHV516 miles2,631 ft8 miles748 ft
      #21097010
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