If you are familiar with the Park City area in Utah, you may be aware of the popularity of mountain biking during the warmer months. This exhilarating sport dominates the summer season when the various ski trails are clear of snow, letting outdoor enthusiasts see a different side of the mountain valley. Here are some of the best mountain biking trails in Park City to check out during your next visit.
When starting your mountain biking journey, it is important to start out easy before taking on the more difficult trails. The Lost Prospector trail is an intermediate trail that is loads of fun, giving you spectacular views of Park City and its many resorts. This trail can be taken as a loop that will also take you along another local trail, the Historic Union Pacific Rail Trail. Enjoy this 7.8-mile trail when taken as a loop. You can easily begin the trail from White Pine Touring before heading to Skid Row that will connect you to the rest of the trail.
Mid Mountain Trail
Continue your experience with the intermediate trail of Mid Mountain Trail. This exciting trail is taken at an elevation of 8,000 feet over a well-managed single track. You will enjoy amazing views from the high elevation before you continue on through the pine wood forest. Similar to the Lost Prospector, this trail can be enjoyed as a loop or a single run. It is recommended to start at the Park City Mountain base and ride uphill on the Armstrong Trail before it merges with the Mid Mountain Trail.
Flying Dog Trail
If you are looking for a steady climb followed by an enjoyable descent, make sure to check out the Flying Dog Trail. This intermediate trail is found just around the corner from Kimball Junction and is accessible from the Spring Creek Trailhead. This exciting trail features a single-track for those looking for a smooth ride and various curves and dips that experts and newcomers can both enjoy. This trail can be enjoyed from a variety of lengths-from 10 miles all the way up to 23 miles, making for a full day of exhilarating mountain biking.
Finally, another top trail in the Park City area is the Spiro Trail, another intermediate single-track trail that reaches up to an elevation of 6,900 feet. The trail runs from Park City up to Thaynes Canyon Road and is approximately three miles in length.
Enjoy these exciting mountain biking trails during your next Park City stay in one of our beautiful rental homes!