In general, bikers come to Moab to ride some of the most technical trails that the world has to offer but don’t let that turn you away from trying mountain biking as an activity while you’re in Moab! The city has done an incredible job building new trails over the past few years to meet all skill levels.
If you are relatively new to mountain biking, we recommend starting off on some of the green trails listed here on MTB project and on Trailforks. But these apps can be tricky because it shows each trail and not the best beginner-friendly systems where the trails are located. The best option is to stop by a bike shop and ask the staff.
Overall, we feel that the systems below are the most beginner-friendly in Moab that offer the most green (beginner) and blue (intermediate) trails.
Bar M trails also known as Moab Brand trails (16 mins from Moab)
Klonzo Trail system (35 mins from Moab)
Klondike Bluffs trail system (30 mins from Moab) furthest from town but provides opportunities to see dinosaur footprints!
Deadhorse State Park – (45 mins from Moab) one of the best views of the area but it requires an entrance fee.
When you get to these trailheads, look for the trails marked in green and start with those. If those seem easy, you can work your way up to the blue trails.