Pump tracks, jump tracks, skinnies and rock gardens. They're everywhere! Bike parks are proliferating throughout Utah, and mountain bikers couldn’t be happier about it. Sporting a mix of progression-friendly flow trails and technical features, they’re the perfect places to take your skills to the next level or just have fun goofing off on two wheels for a while.
Whether working on seamlessly pumping to build speed through a set of rollers or perfecting that boosty pop off the finely manicured lip of a jump, riders can often learn more about bike handling in an hour at the bike park than in a week’s worth of trail rides. Add in the fact that they’re free, fun and usually located at easily-accessible trailheads, it’s easy to see why bike parks have become such a hit. Whether you’re up north, down south or anywhere in between, there’s a bike park near you. Check out the ones listed in this bike park round up, and let us know if we missed anything!
The Ogden Bike Park is a classic, with more than a dozen trails ranging from the OBP Black Line with lofty 25-30 foot gap jumps—the Atlantic Line is even bigger with a 15-foot drop to start followed by three massive gaps—to the OBP Green Line with its beginner-friendly rollers and berms. There’s even a dialed dual slalom course. The OBP is seriously legit.
The I-Street jumps are a fixture in the Salt Lake City riding community as part of the Foothills Trail System. The area features a maze of constantly-evolving jumps and berms, from small tables to gargantuan step ups and drops. There’s also a pump track, a dual slalom course and a whole lot of history.
Variety is the spice of life at Trailside. Choose from two pump tracks, three flow trails ranging from beginner to expert, an all-mountain skills trail, multiple jump lines and a variety of skinnies and wood features and rock gardens. Everything is wonderfully-maintained and progression friendly, while the huge wooden features throughout the park really enhance the atmosphere.
Ogden's newest bike park—it opened in 2020 near the ENVE Composites headquarters—is ideal for beginner and lower intermediate riders looking to up their game. With a singletrack loop, ladder bridges, North Shore style skinnies and wooden rollers, Trackline has everything newer riders need to improve on the bike.
The Road to Arcylon has been a staple of the Park City freeride scene for a long time (the name is No Lycra spelled backwards). The venerable black diamond trail was recently reworked to become more progression friendly and has been joined by two new trails, the beginner flow trail, Pale Green Dot and the meaty new gap-jump trail, Dead Reckoning. There’s now something for everyone, all accessible with a quick 365-foot climb from the trailhead.
Sitting right at the base of the famed Corner Canyon trails, the Draper Cycle Park is a great spot for a warm up pump track loop, an after-ride jump session or a day of skills practice. There are A, B and C jump lines, skills parks with skinnies and rock gardens and even a cyclocross flow track. It’s an awesome bonus to add to any day in Corner Canyon.
Located in Wasatch Mountain State Park, the Pine Canyon Bike Park is a hidden gem on the Wasatch Back. There’s a pump track and a short downhill-only flow trail connecting it to the parking lot along with an outstanding intermediate jump trail through the gambel oak called Hot Dogger. The trails and features are ideal for riders of all skill levels.
Moab is famous for chunky rocks with spine-tingling steeps and exposure. It’s also home to some sweet, flowy lines on the west side of town. Multiple jump lines with everything from small tables to decently sized gaps, wooden features including skinnies and teeter-totters, and a pump track make Moab’s BMX Park a great asset to the riding community.
A variety of different dirt jump lines built right in the heart of Salt Lake City? Sounds amazing. 9 Line Bike Park has an array of different features for riders of all skill levels right at the interchange of I-80 and I-15 by 900 South. Whether it’s for a pit stop while commuting on your mountain bike or for a full session to dial in those sick whips, 9 Line is a delightfully unique place to SLC.
Eagle Mountain’s Mountain Ranch Bike Park has an intricately built network of jumps, technical features, pump tracks and man-made stunts of all types along with an XC and DH trail. The features are all really well built, and there are even some flat-top rocks for riders who want to work on trials hops. There are more than enough flow trails, jump lines and wooden features to keep riders of all skill levels entertained.
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