7 miles
1,392 ft
-610 ft
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Poison Spider Trail
  • BLM
    Land Manager

Poison Spider Details

  • Riding area
    Moab, Utah
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Global Ranking

Mixed slick rock and sand 4x4 trail with some technical sections. Can be climbed to access Portal trail or descended as an alternative to Portal.

Access Info

Leaves parking lot on Potash road or access through Mag 7 trails.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Poison Spider mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    782 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,014 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,883 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,014 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,796 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,621 ft
  • Avg time
  • Avg reverse time
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on Apr 28, 2017
Avg: 2.75 (11 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 poison-spider-9019 trailhead (38.532290, -109.609210)
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Poison Spider Trail Reports

Apr 28, 2017 @ 9:47am
Apr 28, 2017
reporter Trail is hard, yes - but that does not mean it is closed. It is a physically demanding ride, but it is a jeep road.
Sep 25, 2016 @ 9:43pm
Sep 25, 2016
Don't let the blue intermediate for you. This is a hardcore Jeeping Trail. No sign of a bike trail here. it is brutal. I pushed or carried my...
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1 Review & Comments

  • - 1
flag Avfc80 (19 hours ago)
 This trail sucks,... its the worst I’ve ridden in Moab.... there feels like of over a mile of sand dunes to ride / walkthrough, with all the excellent ridiing in Moab I would put this bottom of the list so far, I’ve ridden about 30 of the trails in Moab

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