5 miles
Distance
870 ft
Climb
-1,168 ft
Descent
01:02:08
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Zen Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

Zen Details

  • Riding area
    St. George
    St. George, Utah
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Global Ranking
    #465

The Zen Trail is easily the best trail in Green Valley. The trail starts with a short grind up an old ATV track to give you some altitude, and then you quickly start climbing up a combination of sandstone, packed dirt and smooth black rock sections. The trail drops you down stone steps and provides a few different riding options at various places. Once you reach the top edge of Bloomington Hill, the trail continues to thrill and challenge while providing an astounding view of Barlet Wash and another local favorite the Bearclaw Poppi Trail.

There are other great places to ride in Saint George, but the Zen trail is fun, challenging, with really unique rock ledges, drops and transitions. Being close to town makes it an easy choice when in town to ride. Typically great riding conditions all year round, make this the go to trail during the winter as well.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Zen mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -298 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,707 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,381 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,020 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,722 ft
  • Grade
    -1.126%
  • Grade max
    -34.473%
  • Grade min
    24.488%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,561 ft
  • Avg time
    01:02:08
  • Avg reverse time
    01:34:31
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Status:
on Jan 12, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4.5 (32 votes)

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Zen Trail Reports

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Jan 2, 2018 @ 12:26pm
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Zen, Riverton

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4 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
flag brianszimmer (Nov 11, 2017 at 17:22)
 Zen counterclockwise was great
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  • + 1
flag dirtjr (Dec 23, 2017 at 16:23)
 Also did Zen counterclockwise. Fun trail. Drops and challenges all over. Had a blast
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  • + 0
flag slakka (Dec 31, 2017 at 19:10)
 Would ride this counter clockwise. Take zen out up.
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  • + 0
flag slakka (Dec 31, 2017 at 19:11)
 Would ride this counter clockwise. Take zen out up.
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