Length: 20 mi (32.2 km)
Elevation: +752/756 ft
Total: 16 riders
Mountain Biking Flume Trail
#169 of 692 mountain bike trails in Utah
#4130 in the world
The Flume Trail is roughly a 20 mile round-trip if done in its entirety. However, as multiple trailheads were developed for this trail rides of shorter lengths can easily be accomplished and the level of difficulty tailored to the riders desires. In general the trail consists of singletrack paralleling Dry Fork Creek in sagebrush, pine, and spruce/fir forests. Trail difficulty ranges from easy buff singletrack up to upper intermediate or advanced rock gardens that have claimed their fair share of blood.
This is a great trail to get away from the heat of the desert during the summer or just when you are getting bored with the trails at McCoy.
Recommend checking in with Altitude Cycle and/or utahmountainbiking.com to choose the best ride for your desiers
First added by aroe1983 on Jun 5, 2011. Last updated May 11, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
- Drinking water: unknown
- Lift service: unknown
- Night riding: unknown
- Pump track: unknown
- Restrooms: unknown
- Fat bike grooming: unknown
- E-bikes allowed: unknown
- Fee required: unknown
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From Main Street:
Head North on 500 West / State Highway 121
Continue around on 500 North / State Highway 121
Turn Right on 3500 North and travel 8.4 miles north into Dry Fork Canyon
At 8.4 miles will reach an intersection with Deep Creek Road straight ahead and Dry Fork Settlement Road to the Right: Continue to one of the following trailheads
Trailhead 1: Go straight west on Deep Creek Road. 1.2 miles from the intersection, turn right on Sawtooth Cove Rd. After turning right onto Sawtooth Cove Drive proceed for about 200 yards and park by the side of the road to unload your bike. The next 1.5 miles is on private property and mountain bikers on bikes are welcome but motor vehicles are not. It is paved private drive for 1/2 mile and then turns into a private gravel road for the next one mile. No water or amenities.
Trailhead 2: Turn right to follow the Dry Fork Settlement Road north through the valley. On the other side of Dry Fork Creek turn Left onto Dry Fork Road / Red Cloud Loop Road. At mile 11.1, turn left into a small parking pull-through with the information kiosk. The trail starts by crossing the bridge.
Trailhead 3: Keep on the Dry Fork Road to mile 12.9. Turn left into the developed parking area with the restroom. Find the trail heading uphill of the bathroom.
Trailhead 4: Continue on the road to mile 15.4. Turn left into the parking area and find the trail next to the big sign. The trail will cross the river after 1/2 mile.
Upper Trailhead: Fork left after you cross Brownie Creek. At mile 17.0, keep left as you pass a camping area with a bathroom. At mile 17.4, park and find the trail crossing the foot bridge.