Bryce Canyon City, UT 84764
Biking is a wonderful way to see Bryce Canyon National Park, the surrounding Dixie National Forest, and the nearby Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.
Trails range from easy to challenging, and the trails in the Dave’s Hollow area start right at Ruby’s Inn. Other nearby areas are Casto Canyon in Red Canyon, trails around Tropic Reservoir, Pine Lake/ Powell Point, and Kodachrome Basin.
Red Canyon to Bryce Canyon Bike Trail:
This paved trail starts at the West entrance of Red Canyon on Scenic Highway 12, running for more than 6 miles past hoodoos and red rock formations along Scenic Highway 12 to the top of the canyon. Rest area at the top of Red Canyon has restrooms and large parking area. This is also the connecting point for the Thunder Mountain Trail. This popular mountain bike trail parallels highway 12 back to the bottom of Red Canyon, making a great looping connection. The paved trail continues East for another 14 miles along Highway 12 across the Paunsagant Plateau, turning South on Highway 63, continuing through Bryce Canyon City & Ruby’s Inn, and Connecting to the new Bryce Canyon Multi use path. This new trail begins next to the Bryce Canyon Shuttle Parking and connects to Bryce Canyon National Park. While in Bryce Canyon National Park, the trail runs past the Visitor Center, Sunrise Point, Bryce Canyon Lodge, Sunset Point, and ends at Inspiration Point.
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Trail maps and information, as well as mountain bike rentals are available at the Sinclair Station in Bryce Canyon City. Bicycles are permitted along paved roads only inside Bryce Canyon National Park.