4 miles
Distance
1,551 ft
Climb
-1,783 ft
Descent
01:07:48
Avg time
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Indian Trail Details

  • Riding area
    Ogden
    Ogden, Utah
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Season
    May - Oct.
  • Alpine Trail
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on trail
    Drop, Rock Face, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    Forest Service

Cool trail that gets up into the higher bits of Ogden, Warmwater and Coldwater canyons. Peaks at "Nevada Viewpoint" where you can see into Nevada over 118 miles away on a clear day. Very steep and technical at times. Several sections with extremely narrow trail widths and sheer drop offs. Some of the switchbacks are about as tight as physically possible. Definitely requires the occasional dismount and hike-a-bike. Best ridden from west to east but works both ways. Several steep, chunky rock drops and rock gardens. Best for experienced riders.

There is a small shelter at the top and great views of Ogden and the canyon. Originally used by ancient Shoshone Native Americans to bypass the river in the canyon bottoms during high water seasons. Very cool historical features at the east trailhead in Ogden Canyon. Lots of tree cover.

Access Info

Access from the 22nd St trailhead on Ogden's east bench at the top of 22nd St. or from the Coldwater canyon trailhead approximately 1.4 miles up Ogden canyon.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Indian Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -232 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,614 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,975 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,846 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,614 ft
  • Grade
    -1.159%
  • Grade max
    -68.536%
  • Grade min
    68.276%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    24 ft
  • Avg time
    01:07:48
  • Avg reverse time
    01:42:04
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Status:
on Aug 6, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to indian-trail-53763 trailhead (41.229520, -111.927310)
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Indian Trail Trail Reports

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Aug 6, 2018 @ 12:55pm
Aug 6, 2018
Trail is good to go.
May 18, 2018 @ 9:21pm
May 18, 2018
Trail’s running great except for multiple large trees down on the east side of the trail. Most of them require dismounting.
Jun 3, 2016 @ 12:22pm
Jun 3, 2016
Better for hiking than riding. Half way sees much less traffic than either end and the trail gets sparse.
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Aug 2, 2018 @ 8:07am
Aug 2, 2018
Indian Trail, Ogden
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Sep 2, 2017 @ 11:21pm
Sep 2, 2017
Indian Trail, Ogden
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Sep 2, 2017 @ 11:21pm
Sep 2, 2017
Indian Trail, Ogden
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Sep 2, 2017 @ 11:21pm
Sep 2, 2017
Indian Trail, Ogden

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