2 miles
Distance
447 ft
Climb
-937 ft
Descent
00:30:10
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Jackson Trail

Jackson Details

  • Riding area
    Amasa Back
    Moab, Utah
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • Global Ranking

Some big drops and big fun await. You really can only go down this portage. Narrow trail between some massive boulders with an amazing view of the river below. There is a particularly gnarly section that many really good riders walk, so don't hurt yourself! Fortunately this section is short, and you'll be back pedaling in no time!

Access Info

WARNING: There is a MANDATORY creek crossing at the very end of this trail. There is no way to exit the trail without crossing the creek. This can be hazardous when the water is high or running fast - as it is every spring, and as it is after any significant rain.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Jackson mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -490 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,955 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,485 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,458 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,969 ft
  • Grade max
    -48.956%
  • Grade min
    44.222%
  • Distance climb
    3,315 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    139 ft
  • Avg time
    00:30:10
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:49
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Status:
on Sep 13, 2017
Dry
Avg: 4 (8 votes)

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Jackson Trail Reports

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Sep 13, 2017 @ 10:03am
Sep 13, 2017
Steep decents at the end of the trail are showing signs of water erosion and make the last miles hell unless you like riding dry ruts...
Sep 13, 2017 @ 10:02am
Sep 13, 2017
Big decents at the end of the trail are showing signs of water erosion that make the last miles hell unless you like riding dry ruts...
Apr 28, 2017 @ 9:42am
Apr 28, 2017
reporter Kane Creek crossing is *always* going to be wet; dry otherwise.
May 17, 2016 @ 7:06am
May 17, 2016
Kane Springs Canyon is not passable because of water.
Mar 12, 2015 @ 4:26pm
Mar 12, 2015
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Mar 12, 2015 @ 6:56pm
Mar 12, 2015
Jackson, Park City

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