8 miles
Distance
1,663 ft
Climb
-1,274 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point
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Cassidy Details

  • Riding area
    Red Canyon
    Panguitch, Utah
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Global Ranking

The Cassidy Trail is a little-known but awesome ride. The trail is upper-intermediate technical, moderate aerobic. Trailhead is at 7200 feet, rising to 7900. The trail starts on Highway 12 in Red Canyon, and connects to the Casto Canyon and Losee Canyon trails. Ride options include out-and-back (to Braxton Point 5.5 miles round trip), loop with Losee Canyon (14 miles), or a loop with Casto Canyon (20 miles).
The Cassidy Trail lies on Claron Formation limestone, creating colorful rock formations. Photos by Bruce, July 31, 2004.

The Cassidy Trail is a lot like Thunder Mountain, which is located just on the other side of highway 12. This is probably the greatest ride you've never heard of. Done as a loop (or shuttle ride) up Cassidy then down Losee Canyon, it's a world-class ride.
The scenery is colorful limestone with a sprinkling of manzanita, cedar, long-leaf and bristlecone pine. Temperatures are warm but tolerable at mid-day in summer.

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More Stats for Cassidy mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    389 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,339 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,343 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,732 ft
  • Grade
    0.907%
  • Grade max
    -75.842%
  • Grade min
    87.561%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,485 ft
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on Sep 18, 2017
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Avg: 3 (3 votes)

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Cassidy Trail Reports

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Sep 18, 2017 @ 5:45am
Sep 18, 2017
Awsome trail. Started at Thunder Mountain trailhead and road up the asphalt trail to the Cassidy trailhead. Proceeded up Cassidy with a few Rich...
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Sep 18, 2017 @ 5:47am
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Cassidy, My City

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