2 miles
Distance
216 ft
Climb
-361 ft
Descent
00:27:22
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of North Rim Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

North Rim Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Gooseberry Mesa
    Hurricane, Utah
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #1004 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 80 in Hiking

This trail brings you right to the edge of the mesa, and flows over rocks, gravel with some difficult sections, but good practice for the more difficult slick rock sections. Riding this is surreal as the trees on your left move quickly while the endless view on the right is static. A must ride section to complete the Gooseberry experience

More Stats for North Rim bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -145 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,200 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,352 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,352 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,207 ft
  • Grade
    -1.354%
  • Grade max
    -63.029%
  • Grade min
    67.493%
  • Distance climb
    2,452 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    812 ft
  • Avg time
    00:27:22
  • Avg reverse time
    00:46:28
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Status:
on Feb 15, 2020
Dry
Avg: 4.15 (29 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • popular
  • less popular
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      North Rim Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Feb 15, 2020 @ 6:38pm
      Feb 15, 2020
      Feb 1, 2020 @ 5:44pm
      Feb 1, 2020
      reporter PERFECT!
      Jan 26, 2020 @ 9:23am
      Jan 26, 2020
      Nov 24, 2019 @ 9:02am
      Nov 24, 2019
      reporter Perfect dirt, perfect temps.
      Oct 18, 2019 @ 9:12am
      Oct 18, 2019
      reporter Doesn't get better!
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 10 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 223 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 585 rides
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      Photos

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      138 |
      Mar 25, 2018 @ 2:52pm
      Mar 25, 2018
      79 |
      Nov 5, 2017 @ 3:41pm
      Nov 5, 2017
      94 |
      Jun 6, 2017 @ 9:11am
      Jun 6, 2017
      338 |
      Oct 21, 2015 @ 8:28pm
      Oct 21, 2015

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Gooseberry Mesa Loop: N Rim easy
      11 miles
      Gooseberry Canyon
      15 miles
      Gooseberry Mesa Loop: N Rim-Gander
      13 miles

      4 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag laksboy (Nov 28, 2018 at 14:44)
       No problem riding this trail back with lights in the dark. Probably made it a bit more fun actually. Great riding on the Mesa
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag jleeshk (Mar 24, 2019 at 17:04)
       Stunning views the whole way. Trail is clear, no snow.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag AFugax (Mar 30, 2019 at 20:01)
       This trail may be worth climbing but is somewhat boring descending. Personally I think the South Rim is more fun up and down.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Chrooth (Feb 15, 2020 at 18:37)
       Super fun! Harder than I expected for a blue...
      [Reply]

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