Cycling in Moab, UT
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RootsRated explores the best cycling and road biking in Moab. From quick rides to all-day epics, let our experts help you find the perfect roads. Our destinations are chosen by outdoors experts who live and play in Moab, so you’re sure to find the top adventures and maybe even a few local secrets!
Up to 82-mile road ride from Moab to Dead Horse Point State Park.
33.4 miles round trip on road along the Colorado River. Highlights along the way are: Moab’s most popular climbing area, Petroglyph panels, dinosaur tracks and a 46-foot high 3-foot wide arch.
79-mile round-trip road ride through Indian Creek Recreation Area to Needles District of Canyonlands National Park. The route starts at the Junction of 191 and 211 40 miles south of Moab and ends at Big Spring Canyon Overlook.
6 or 8 mile round trip of paved trail along the Colorado River paralleling River Road, route 128 designated the Upper Colorado River Scenic Byway. Cycle through breath taking gorge formed by Sandstone walls.
The La Sal Loop Road ride is a 62-mile road bike ride with 5,500 ft. of climbing and descending through the La Sal Mountains, Castle Valley and along the Colorado River.
The Moab Canyon Pathway is an 17 mile out and back paved path from a mile north of Moab heading north past Arches National Park to route 313, the turn off to Canyonlands National Park and Dead Horse Point State Park.
The plan was simple: Get bike and boat on the river just downstream from Fisher Towers, float to Big Bend, assemble the bike, and ride back up to the starting point. The next morning, for good measure, I’d run the Canyonlands Half Marathon.
Skip the sweltering (and crowded) summer months in favor of the offseason at Arches. Here, the best winter hikes in Arches National Park.
Local adventurers know that winter in Moab means an array of adventures to choose from. Here, 7 to add to your cold-weather bucket list.
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