Ute Valley Park

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8
miles

Intermediate

Singletrack
↑ 600 ft
↓ 700 ft
6,544
elevation (ft)
5.9
avg mph
190
ridden
68
wishlist
1:18
avg time

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AVERAGE RATING
4.00 out of 5
About This Trail
added by jeff World Champ on December 31, 2002
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This place has a great combination of fast trails and technical sections. At times the trail is a bit wide but this allows for more speed and greater air on the jumps. Some of the hills offer great technical practice. This place is great.
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mtnbikr1962 on July 29, 2014
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Review: Great place for an afternoon ride. Go off the main trails and hits some smaller one and you can find some good technical riding

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Eric Poehlein on July 10, 2014
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Review: Rode this trail 3 weeks ago on a trip to the area. Absolutely loved it. A great lessons for beginners in picking a line and negotiating rocks. Wish we had something like this in my town!!

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apalten on July 6, 2014
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Review: LOVED this trail. I'm starting to do intermediate trails and this was perfect. Learned to ride rocks, roots and boulders. I did push the bike a few times. But when I rode it, it was a blast.

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mike_d_1583 on February 2, 2014
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Review: It's a great trail with a lot of variety. Has big boulders and fast XC, open space and wooded trails. Not too long but tons of fun can be had!

Similar Trail: Palmer Park, Red Rock Canyon

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campire on November 12, 2013
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Review: It swaps from dirt to rocks, with tough bits, to sand and so it is good for developing skills and fitness. Just a really top place. Views are great.

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jeff on October 17, 2013
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Review: Great trails with decent variety. The only dings are it's too short and there can be a lot of hiker traffic here depending on the day/time. Good trail for hill sprints and practicing cornering.

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provin1327 on April 4, 2013
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Review: Fun trail but a lot of the main trail is very wide. Lots of hikers as well. As others have said, a good mixture of technical up and downhill as well as some sandy and open flat spots.

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SB27rider on December 22, 2012
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Review: I go here all the time. It is very fun. I wish there was more singletrack, but...there is lots of technical climbing.
And, picking a good line is VERY important sometimes, and watch out for the sand. You will have lots of fun here.

Similar Trail: Palmer Park

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Gdb49 on October 21, 2012
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Review: Love this place. Best place to go when you have riders of varying abilities, all trails seem to have multible lines. You can ride anything from begginer to advanced. More trails than you might imagine in such a small park.

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dasardinta on August 18, 2012
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Review: Fun trail, I would have to compare it to Palmer Park, but smaller. There are a ton of hikers around so watch out for them. Good little climbs and technical sections. In some places it gives you the feeling of Moab which is neat. Becomes a little more challenging after it rains. Great place to spend a few hours.

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rcraft6826 on June 4, 2012
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Review: Overall a great in the city trail, comparable to some of its bigger counterparts like palmer park. If you ride clockwise it has just about everything you need ( good technical uphill, challenging fast downhill) Some parts can get a little sandy so picking a good line is imperative. Overall a great trail that ill definitely be back to.

Similar Trail: Palmer park Cheyenne mtn state park

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mr29er on March 6, 2012
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Review: Absolutely amazing, challenging but not to crazy. good scenery this is what I have been looking for. rode clockwise. had to walk bike a few times for very short distance.

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zr140th on April 2, 2011
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Review: Good after-work ride spot, nothing to gnarly but some challenging rock sections if you play it right. Very sandy so pick a good line!

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RoadWarrior on July 16, 2010
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Review: Small but fun park. Variety of trails, from wide paths to technical tight single track. Great place for a quick ride, and its in town.

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farrier1 on June 25, 2009
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Review: Fun place in the middle of civilization. A variety of terrain. Some narrow singletrack w/ some good technical to wide hiking style trails w/plenty of hikers. Lots of stuff to explore. Worth the time to check out.

Similar Trail: Palmer Park, Red Rock Canyon

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vbeckman74 on March 13, 2009
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Review: Cool, casual ride.

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shane_anthony77 on June 18, 2008
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Review: Great riding area. There are many different trails that you can tie together for multiple different routes. There is some technical areas as well as fast singeltrack.

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RideorDie on May 29, 2008
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Review: This is a great trail system on the NW side of town. It has some technical riding, but nothing too gnarly. There are some great fast down hill sections with easy obstacles for building confidence on the trail. Watch out for loose sand, but don't let it stop you from hitting the park; it's not that bad. The north side of the park gets busy with hikers, so watch out. There are rattle snakes in the park so use caution if you stop. This park has trails for all skill levels. Also, by riding the same trails in the opposite direction, it's like geting a whole new trail..well almost whole new. There is some sandy areas, so watch out for those, but overall, this is a great little park!

* Review edited 6/13/2008

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John Fisch on November 4, 2007
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Review: There is much fun to be had here--all in a fairly small area right in the middle of town. Go explore untill you find all the technical goodies. There is a great descent from the high point on the ridge that runs along the west side of the area. There's also a few short but technical climbs/descents on the east side. There can be lots of hikers , mostly with dogs. Also, beware of rattlesnakes on warm days.

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utedude on September 1, 2006
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Review: Rode here other day and was very torn up and sandy because of torrential rain so would no recommend using this trail after big rain storms. I still love the system though.

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gregger on August 27, 2006
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Review: Impressive trails, tons of variety and room to explore. Pretty challenging. Almost immediately I hit some rocky steps to descend, then made my way onto really great dirt singletrack. Some good hard climbs here, with great rewards on the way back down. I only had an hour here, so I didn't see the whole thing by far--seems like a place you could go back to again & again.

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utedude on August 5, 2006
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Review: I ride here almost everyday because I live a mile away and I love this place. It is a great place to train and ride laps. The network of trails is small but big enough to keep you continiually interested. The only negative is that it can be sandy in some over ridden spots but if you know where to go its great.

Similar Trail: The Chutes and Stratton Open Space

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john.fennell on May 25, 2006
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Review: Wide variety fo terrain here. The slick rock was great technique practice for me. There also is a lot of sand, which will slow you down a bit. Only got through about 1/2 the park and stuck to the main trail. Really looking forward to exploring it more. This would be a great pace to take a new biker.

Similar Trail: Palmer Park; Red Rock Canyon

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telemarkdude on August 13, 2005
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Review: Somewhat small park but does have some variety. From the main parking lot I like to start with a clockwise loop around the outer edge of the park; - this is mostly wide trail but has a few sections with some bumps and rocks, After the initial warmup loop the interior of the park offers a number of singletrack trails with much more interesting terrain with climbs, bigger rocks and some short but nice downhills.

Similar Trail: Palmer Park

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carbon_bars on June 20, 2005
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Review: well it is alot like palmer park. it is one big loop with a few extreme technical spots. negitives it is very sandy which really makes climbing in few spots pretty c***py. when you ride here be sure to watch your lines or you will wreck and today i bent a chain ring..

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Guest on May 24, 2005
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Review: These trails are sicko

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Guest on May 23, 2005
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Review: These trails are awsome I ride thejm about three tomes a week. I cant get enough of it. There are huge dropoffs and everything els.

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Guest on December 31, 1969
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Review: This trail is really fast and offers some good technical stuff as well. Wider trails than Palmer Park but still some really fun stuff.

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Guest on December 31, 1969
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Review: Like Palmer park, the trails are a bit rooty after winter riding. All trails are open and in fair condition. I can't wait until the weather warms up...

Similar Trail: Palmer Park, Bear Creek Regional Park.

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Guest on December 31, 1969
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Review: I have ridden this and Palmer Park and this seems to be a walk in the park. There doesn't seem to be much in the way of difficulty, but it does have rocks. If you are new at biking this would be a good one to use to start trying something somewhat technical.

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Guest on December 31, 1969
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Review: Great Trail. A good beginners trail (nothing terribly technical) that provides some fast rides for the more experienced. The loop takes me about 28 minutes to complete when I'm pushing it. Frequently encounter people walking, so keep your eyes open. LOTS OF FUN.

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Ute Valley Park MTB Trail 4.00 out of 5 based on 31 ratings. 31 user reviews.
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