Mountain Biking the White Rim Trail in Canyonlands Green River, Utah
If you only had time for one mountain bike trip in your life, this should be the one.

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Mountain Biking the White Rim Trail in Canyonlands National Park. Intermediate to expert intensity & skill level.

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Typical Day

Day 1:
Meet group at Holiday River Expeditions headquarters in Green River, Utah. A two-hour van ride to the head of the Shafer Trail marks the start of the trip. The first day's ride will take the group down the switchbacks of the Shafer trail before cutting back south toward Musselman Arch. The trail continues to wind southward as it follows the meandering course of the Colorado River. Camp on this evening is made at or near Gooseberry Canyon.

Day 2:
Our ride will take us over undulating roads past the white, sandstone-capped monoliths of Monument and Twin basins. Then in the afternoon, up to Murphy's Hogback, the first of this trips' two challenging uphill stretches. After conquering the hill we will set camp for the night.

Day 3:
By the morning of this day the trail has turned back north and is following the contours of the Green River. We ride around the labyrinths of Soda Springs Basin and by Candlestick Tower before reaching Potato bottom, where we camp for the night.

Day 4:
This morning we will tackle the challenging Hardscrabble incline and visit prehistoric Indian ruins at a lookout point above Fort Bottom. After descending from Hardscrabble Ridge to river bottom, we will follow the Green River to Mineral Canyon. Our vans will meet us for a 2-hour drive back to Green River.

Mineral Bottom

Map & Directions

Green River, Utah
Points of Interest
White Rim Trail
Canyonlands National Park, Moab, UT 84532, USA

Nearby Attractions and Services

DistanceDescription
Canyonlands National Park

Rates & Availability

Date
LowHighNotes
April, May, September, October 3 Days
795
870
per person
April, May, September, October 4 Days
880
975
per person

4-Day - $975, $880 group of 8 or more per person
3-Day - $870, $795 group of 8 or more per person

*Please contact advertiser for rates & availability for your travel dates.

Amenities

General
  • Reservations Required

Age range, type of group

Single, couples, friends, groups

Big Horn Sheep

Sleeping and meals

Camping in tents in Canyonlands National Park. Guides prepare all of the meals starting with lunch the first day and ending with lunch the last day.

Cairns to mark the trail

Restrictions

Minimum age 12 years

Sunrise

Advertiser

Last updated: Aug 27, 2020

Holiday River Expeditions  (View Profile)
Specializing in: Colorado River Rafting Trips, Moab Mountain Biking Trips, Kayaking... Whitewater rafting on the Colorado, Green, Yampa, San Juan and Salmon Rivers since 1966. Also specializing in Women's Rafting Retreats, Family Adventures & Stargazing Trips.

Holiday River Expeditions
Holiday River Expeditions
544 East 3900 South
Salt Lake City, Utah 84107
United States

Listing # RA-1236819
Starting at:
USD $795 per trip
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