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Klondike Bluff 4x4 Jeep Road

Easy/Intermediate
 3.5 (12)

A classic beginner ride with slickrock and views of Arches National Park.


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7.1

Miles

11.4

KM

Doubletrack

5,313' 1,620 m

High

4,502' 1,372 m

Low

890' 271 m

Up

79' 24 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (1°)

15%

Max Grade (8°)

Dogs Leashed

E-Bikes Allowed

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Description

You can start right at Highway 191, but the first 2.8 miles are easy to drive for passenger cars, and this section of road is not too interesting, so it's better to start from the Klondike Buff parking area, 2.8 miles along this road.

From here, the first section is very popular as it's the main access for all of the Klondike trails. Bikes use a variation that parallels the road to the west and is a little less sandy than the main road, though there are still sections you might have to walk.

Where the Klondike trails start, you'll take a right to continue on a slightly bumpier road until you hit an enormous section of slickrock. You might find dinosaur prints if you're lucky.

Continue until you get to the border of Arches National Park, where a sign lets you know that bikes cannot continue. You can leave your bike at the border and continue by foot a short ways to a great viewpoint of Arches National Park and the La Sal mountains.

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Nick Wilder

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  3.5 from 12 votes

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Dinosaur Track
Oct 28, 2018 near Moab, UT
Bikes get a separate trail off the sandy road
May 4, 2013 near Moab, UT
More copper in those ridges
May 4, 2013 near Moab, UT

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May 26, 2019
Justin Conrad
Good ride with a steady up hill and lots of UTV's.
Apr 8, 2018
Dru Martin
Apr 1, 2017
Bryson Webb
Nov 11, 2016
Justin Wright
Nov 11, 2016
J H
Nov 8, 2015
Ed Pfromer
Parked off highway and rode up to trailhead 3mi
Oct 19, 2014
Matt Sands
Rode from intersection with Jurassic. More interesting than typical 4x4 road. Climb up a massive slickrock face peppered with dino footprints.
Mar 23, 2014
saracasey casey
4.3mi