3 miles
Distance
2,110 ft
Climb
-221 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point
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Lower Mineral Fork Details

  • Riding area
    Solitude Mountain Resort
    Park City, Utah
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Doubletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on trail
    Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking

Rocky and rugged ATV trail that climbs up into the alpine in Mineral Fork to the old Wasatch Mine. Trail is fairly steep and has a lot of loose rocks that will challenge your climbing ability and leave you pushing quite a bit. Descending is a fun relentless rock garden from the mine all the way back to your car. This is the only trail open to motorized use in big cottonwood canyon.

Disclaimer

Uinta-Wasatch National Forest has officially closed this trail for the summer of 2017 because of major winter damage

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Lower Mineral Fork mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1,889 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,740 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,740 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,629 ft
  • Grade
    12.714%
  • Grade max
    -46.629%
  • Grade min
    77.721%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    1,429 ft
  • Distance flat
    437 ft
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Status:
on May 17, 2017
Prevalent Mud
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Lower Mineral Fork Trail Reports

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May 17, 2017 @ 10:07pm
May 17, 2017
The Uinta-Wasatch National Forest has officially closed this trail for the summer of 2017 because of major winter damage. They may open it up by...
Jun 28, 2016 @ 3:18pm
Jun 28, 2016
Some erosion and water running down the trail on one of the lower switchbacks
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May 17, 2017 @ 10:11pm
May 17, 2017
Lower Mineral Fork, Park City

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