4 miles
Distance
292 ft
Climb
-228 ft
Descent
00:45:11
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Big Chief Trail

Big Chief Details

  • Riding area
    Dead Horse Point
    Moab, Utah
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking

Barely intermediate, mostly easy riding, especially after you break off of the rim and make a 180 up to the mesa it really smooths out. Some fast fun sections give this trail some great flow.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Big Chief mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    64 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,921 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,022 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,941 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,004 ft
  • Grade
    0.335%
  • Grade max
    -19.778%
  • Grade min
    39.478%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,841 ft
  • Avg time
    00:45:11
  • Avg reverse time
    00:39:39
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Status:
on Jun 9, 2018
Very Dry
Avg: 4.25 (16 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to big-chief trailhead (38.504070, -109.714640)

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Jul 16, 2018 @ 11:20pm
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Big Chief, Moab
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Jul 16, 2018 @ 11:20pm
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Big Chief, Moab
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Jul 16, 2018 @ 11:20pm
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Big Chief, Moab
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Dec 2, 2017 @ 11:27pm
Dec 2, 2017
Big Chief, Moab

Routes with this trail

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Deadhorse 13 mi Loop
13 miles

2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 0
flag jnambrose (May 8, 2018 at 16:09)
 E -Mtbs are allowed in all Utah State Parks.
[Reply]
  • + 1
flag sunderland56 (May 8, 2018 at 17:00)
 Not all of Big Chief trail is inside the State Park.
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