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A nine-mile, world-reknowned mountain biking trail that attracts 110,000 people per year.
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Sand Flats Recreation Area, Moab, UT
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first time I rode Slick rock, I knew it was going to be tough when I took my first break and could still see the parking lot!. I live is Florida at 28 feet above sea level, to the dry conditions and altitude kinda...More

Thank Hannadog
Reviewed June 22, 2018

We hiked instead of biked. There is a practice trail for the bikers, but it is easy to hike it and stay out of the way of the bikers. You do not have to stick to the trail, as long as you can easily trace...More

Thank rcluther
Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

We rented bikes from poisen spider bike rentals. Cost was 75-80 for the day, per person. ( bikes had to be back by 5pm)They also had a bike rack for our trailer hitch..15.00. This was all so awesome. It was my first time w this...More

1  Thank kristin p
Reviewed May 6, 2018

If you like mountain biking, motocross, or 4-wheel drive off roading, this is the place to be. Do not let the name fool you, the rocks are actually sandstone, so it is like rocks made from sandpaper. We rented a UATV in town and hit...More

Thank btaes1
Reviewed April 30, 2018

The ride that made Moab famous for biking. Certainly one-of-a-kind. Pick a less busy day for this ride. Take in the side trails for view points

Thank n s
Reviewed March 5, 2018

If you love biking on the slickrock, this is a must do. Even around moab, there is nothing that gives the amount of slickrock riding as you will find here.

Thank JTG_Utah
Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

Moab has some of the best mountain biking in the world and slickrock is the most iconic of the bunch. It might not be the toughest trail in the area, but the scenery and for those new to riding on slick rock trails it’s a...More

Thank Kyle B
Reviewed February 2, 2018

We went here during the winter which made for the perfect circumstances. The weather was great! It was about 50 outside which was enough to give you a cool breeze but not get too toasty. The trail is difficult but do-able. I have only been...More

Thank Alexis M
Reviewed October 29, 2017

This is one of the must hit trails in Moab. If you just type in bike trails in Moab into Google I am sure this comes right up. There is a $2 fee to get to the parking lot. Which this is another trail head...More

Thank Clint H
Reviewed October 8, 2017

This is the classic slickrock trail, with amazingly grippy sandstone. there are some extremely steep sections where, while your tires may grip, your legs might not have the power to make it up the hill. Fantastic views. Make sure you take plenty of water and...More

1  Thank Joel S
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Canyonjunkey
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You can do it but you may want to save your energy for the trail. It is about 3 miles from downtown with some pretty good ascents.
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