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Goodwater Rim Trail

 4.6 (14)

14.6 Miles 23.6 Kilometers


Singletrack

773' 236 m

Ascent

-860' -262 m

Descent

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

29%

Max Grade (16°)

6,244' 1,903 m

High

5,988' 1,825 m

Low

Shared By neil jaquet

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All Clear 79 days ago
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A remote singletrack with terrific twists, turns, and views that is fun in either direction.

neil jaquet

Dogs Unknown

Features -none-

Access not recommended on BLM roads following rain or snow.

Description

This area is the other side of nowhere. You have to want to get there. There are no services for 50-70 miles in any direction, but this trail is well worth the trip on well maintained dirt/gravel roads.

This is not a place to be in wet weather, however, as the roads would be like grease on glass. There is great dispersed BLM camping at several locations with easy on/off the trail and access roads.

The trail has almost constant turns and up-and-downs. It features some rock ledges, but few over 12". The trail tread is made up of loose sandstones slabs with some small slick rock areas mixed in.

See utahmountainbiking.com/trai… for detailed access directions.

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Apr 28, 2018
Gosia Lieske
East (back on the road uphill against a very strong wind: 5.6 miles in 1h) 15.6mi — 3h 17m
Apr 21, 2018
Maggie McHugh
awesome trail with breath taking views!! we looped back on the road to make it 20 miles total. 20mi
Apr 1, 2018
Mark Slovak
Jan 1, 2018
Tim Barber
Vanessa, Larry, Robyn, ash, fox. Hopped on the road halfway through and went back to camp 9.3mi
Oct 22, 2017
Valerie Sloniker
Amazing views of Little Grand Canyon! Would definitely do again. Great ride for an intermediate rider. 17mi
Sep 16, 2017
Jay Benedict
15.6mi
Apr 14, 2017
David Verdun
Rode E to W. Out and back. Turned around about 10.8 miles from eastern trailhead. 21.8mi
Feb 12, 2017
Casey Jenen
21.5mi

Trail Ratings

  4.6 from 14 votes

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  4.6 from 14 votes
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#42

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#309

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There are services within 25 miles of this trail in Castle Dale Sep 30, 2016
Rode this as an out and back to the 8.2 mile exit point. Loved this ride. Great views. Trail flowed nicely but had regular smallish rock obstacles and gardens which made you think about how to approach each corner and obstacle to keep the flow going. Some exposure to edges and ledges but not overly dangerous as long as youre sensible. Wouldnt take beginners / non confident people on this trail. Sep 1, 2017
The single track is narrow. Advise all riders to be careful of the delicate cryptogramit soil. Bring lots of water & food May 28, 2018

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