3 miles
1,500 ft
-31 ft
Avg time
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North Canyon Trail Details

  • Riding area
    Mueller Park
    North Salt Lake, Utah
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Global Ranking

North Canyon is a fun but challenging climb and descent. This side of Cave Peak doesn't see nearly as much traffic as Mueller Park so this might be a better option if you're wanting some speed and not wanting to stop for hiking traffic. The ride is pretty well covered with trees and is mainly hardpack with some rough rocky sections. The lower part of North Canyon is a bit of a jeep trail so watch for mud and potholes.

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More Stats for North Canyon Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1,470 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,564 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,034 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,564 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,034 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    545 ft
  • Distance flat
    136 ft
  • Avg time
  • Avg reverse time
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on May 31, 2018
Avg: 3.65 (9 votes)

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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to north-canyon-trail trailhead (40.846280, -111.853340)
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North Canyon Trail Trail Reports

May 31, 2018 @ 10:41am
May 31, 2018
good to go, yeti sb100 salt cycles hookup loved it!
May 31, 2018 @ 9:20am
May 31, 2018
Minor Water drainage issue, standing water on trail surface but besides all the puddles, perfect dirt.
Apr 26, 2018 @ 11:37am
Apr 26, 2018
North canyon is decent about a third of the way up, there are puddles scattered along the trail from there and when you get closer to Rudy's flat...
Oct 10, 2017 @ 8:15am
Oct 10, 2017
Very good soil conditions. Excellent time to ride!
Oct 9, 2017 @ 11:49am
Oct 9, 2017
A couple avoidable puddles in the usually places. Still very much rideable.
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May 31, 2018 @ 10:41am
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May 31, 2018 @ 10:41am
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North Canyon Trail, My City
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May 31, 2018 @ 10:41am
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North Canyon Trail, My City
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Jun 28, 2017 @ 1:57pm
Jun 28, 2017
North Canyon Trail, My City

Routes with this trail

Mueller to North Canyon
10 miles

3 Reviews & Comments

  • + 2
flag Brete (Jun 13, 2016 at 15:00)
 Not even close to a "Black Diamond" trail. Straight up intermediate, XC descent.

That said, I thought it was pretty fun, and one can squeeek some speed out of it. The double track is steep and off camber. Let go of the brakes and it will get your attention.
  • + 0
flag BrianBlanch (Sep 5, 2017 at 10:55)
 This is partly a fun downhill single track and partly a terriblr, rough, Jeep road. Not worth it. Take Mueller Park downhill and put up with the occasional hikers.
  • + 0
flag mountainkiter (Jun 28, 2018 at 14:23)
 First 1/3 the trail is a jeep trail, but is part of a pretty good climb. Its a workout. Good shade most the trail and next to a creek at times. Upper half is intermediate single track. Good fun with some switchbacks.. Probably best in the mornings for shade in the warmer months.

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