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A scenic paved bikeway connecting several trail systems with Moab.


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Map Key

9.0

Miles

14.5

KM

Paved Path

4,620' 1,408 m

High

3,970' 1,210 m

Low

674' 205 m

Up

145' 44 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

7%

Max Grade (4°)

Dogs Leashed

E-Bikes Allowed

Family Friendly Gentle, scenic paved path - basically flat from the river up to the Arches entrance.

Description

The Moab Canyon Paved Path has got to be one of the most scenic bikeways around. It connects the Courthouse Wash trailhead near Arches National Park with Highway 313 that leads to Canyonlands National Park. Along the way, the trail provides access to the Bar M trails and the Mag 7 trails (Gemini Bridges).

From the bottom end near Arches, the route climbs steadily and travels through Moab Canyon, tucked beneath huge red sandstone cliffs. The route levels out quite a bit as you ride along the heart of the Bar M trails.

Near the main Bar M trailhead the pathway ducks under Hwy 191 and connects with the Gemini Bridges parking area. From here the route descends and climbs gradually to its terminus at Hwy 313.

Completely resurfaced July 2017.

Contacts

Local Club: Moab Trails Alliance

Land Manager: Grand County

Shared By:

Leslie Kehmeier with improvements by David Lacey and 1 other

Trail Ratings

  4.1 from 8 votes

#1

in City of Moab

#8263

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  4.1 from 8 votes
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Trail Rankings

#1

in City of Moab

#333

in Utah

#8,263

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Photos

A prime example of some Hoodoo rock formations in Moab.
Dec 4, 2014 near Moab, UT
A Fast and Technical decent at Moab Brands
Dec 31, 1969 near Moab, UT
The Moab Canyon pathway.
Dec 24, 2013 near Moab, UT
The pedestrian bridge.
Dec 24, 2013 near Moab, UT
Deadman's view
May 4, 2013 near Moab, UT
The Moab Canyon Bike Path connects Gemini Bridges and Bar M trails with Arches National Park
May 1, 2013 near Moab, UT
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