3 miles
610 ft
-620 ft
Avg time
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Mendon Bench Trail Details

  • Riding area
    Logan, Utah
  • AKA
    Wayne's World, Wheeler Woods
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • Season
    year-round, winter fatbike
  • Family Friendly
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on trail
  • Ride in rain
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened

Fun quick trail, starts with a moderate climb up the Wellsville Wilderness access trail. About a quarter mile up take the left fork and heads side-hill across the mountain in a beautiful grove of maples with ivy hanging about and pockets of thick ferns. At 0.4 miles is another fork, generally stay to the right to ride the loop counter-clockwise, but may be ridden either way. You'll wind down through an exposed sagebrush hill before heading back up to the trees. Trail below the sage-brush ridge hasn't been cut yet and is still rough in spots.

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More Stats for Mendon Bench Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -9 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,330 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,469 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,412 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,403 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,410 ft
  • Avg time
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on Jan 3, 2018
Snow Packed
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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to mendon-bench-trail trailhead (41.713431, -112.016908)
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Mendon Bench Trail Trail Reports

Jan 3, 2018 @ 12:37pm
Jan 3, 2018
It's rideable by fat bike but needs more traffic. It's narrow and bumpy since the only traffic it's seen is people with snow shoes.
Sep 14, 2017 @ 7:37am
Sep 14, 2017
Trail is completely finished. It's a bit rough in spots through the open sagebrush sections, but it's easy to follow and fun.
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