Guidebook

Recommended Park City Loops: Jumpstart Your Creativity

Sample the top Park City loop rides featured in this guidebook, then go out and create your own!

Greg Heil

Description

Park City, Utah was the first Gold Level Ride Center designated by IMBA. During that process, the riders and trail advocates in Park City actually helped write the book, helping IMBA to identify which factors should be required for gold-level ride centers. The mountain biking here is just that good!

You can enjoy most any kind of mountain biking in Park City. While overall the trails are buff and flowy, you can still track down rowdy enduro lines, old school lift-served DH trails, jump lines, dirt jump parks, alpine point-to-point shuttles, high desert riding, beautiful aspen groves, fat biking in the winter, and more. The massive trail network multiplied by the incredible diversity of the riding equals one of the very best mountain bike destinations on the planet!

The overwhelmingly complex network totaling hundreds of miles of singletrack means that you can create ride combinations of every conceivable style and length, right here in Park City. With easy access to a myriad of different trailheads all across the region, you can pedal loops of any length, difficulty, and variation that your heart desires.

In this guidebook, you’ll find a wide selection of the best loop routes in the region to help you get started and fuel the fires of your creativity. This is by no means the full extent of the routes you can create—the only true limit is your imagination!

Mid Mountain Trail Loop
The best Routes on FATMAP, hand-picked by FATMAP’s Editorial team.

Mid Mountain Trail Loop

Park City and Deer Valley
36.8 km
979 m
979 m
An excellent contour singletrack trail that runs across the entire mountainside above Park City, connecting to dozens of other trails along the way.
Difficult
Private
Round Valley
The best Routes on FATMAP, hand-picked by FATMAP’s Editorial team.

Round Valley

Park City and Deer Valley
15.8 km
316 m
316 m
A high desert trail system with gorgeous views and flowy intermediate singletrack.
Moderate
Private
Glenwild -> Flying Dog Loop
The best Routes on FATMAP, hand-picked by FATMAP’s Editorial team.

Glenwild -> Flying Dog Loop

Park City and Deer Valley
26.2 km
633 m
633 m
Flying Dog is a renowned flow-filled intermediate descent that's snow free most of the year.
Difficult
Private
Lost Prospector Loop
The best Routes on FATMAP, hand-picked by FATMAP’s Editorial team.

Lost Prospector Loop

Park City and Deer Valley
13.9 km
332 m
332 m
A favorite quick hit ride from downtown Park City.
Moderate
Private
Armstrong -> CMG Loop
The best Routes on FATMAP, hand-picked by FATMAP’s Editorial team.

Armstrong -> CMG Loop

Park City and Deer Valley
16.7 km
540 m
540 m
One of Park City's most easily-accessible loop rides.
Moderate
Private
Wasatch Crest Loop
The best Routes on FATMAP, hand-picked by FATMAP’s Editorial team.

Wasatch Crest Loop

Park City and Deer Valley
40.8 km
1,232 m
1,232 m
A pedal-driven loop of the Wasatch Crest Trail, using Pinecone to gain the ridge.
Difficult
Private