7 miles
Distance
1,392 ft
Climb
-610 ft
Descent
01:31:41
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Poison Spider Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

Poison Spider Details

  • Riding Area
    Moab
    Moab, Utah
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Doubletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #38622 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    45 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

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 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
    2.098%
  • Grade max
    -72.361%
  • Grade min
    85.595%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,621 ft
  • Avg time
    01:31:41
  • Avg reverse time
    01:28:21
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Status:
on Oct 12, 2018
Variable
Avg: 2.75 (11 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
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  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Directions to poison-spider-9019 trailhead (38.532290, -109.609210)
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Poison Spider Trail Reports

datedescription
Oct 12, 2018 @ 12:36pm
Oct 12, 2018
A few muddy spots, but the moisture made the sandy parts nice and solid.
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 (Sep 23, 2018 at 19:34)
 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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