When you want to ride in a town with trails that are recommended by the International Mountain Biking Association then you have to include Park City in Utah on you bucket list of places to visit with your mountain bike. The diversity of trails include high-quality trails for all levels of rider groups. Looking at single track trails you have over 400 miles to choose from and these also span three ski resorts. This town is one of only 27 that received a gold medal award for outstanding trails in the world by the International Mountain Bicycling Association.
Higher alpine trails is made easy when you consider that several resorts like Park City Mountain Resort Canyons Resort and Deer valley Resort offer lift assistance to bikers .Riders looking for long rides can try out the Wasatch Crest or Mid Mountain trails while there is still a myriad of intermediate rolling terrain, long flat cruises and thrilling descents and climbs to choose from.
If gravity is your thing then you must not miss the Canyons Bike Park with lifts offering free ride trails and additional cross country trails spanning 20 miles across. Looking at places to stay, eat and drink you will find that in this community of bikers there are more that hundred restaurants, bars and budget accommodations with the cyclist in mind. The owner of the 75- mile endurance bike racing, Park City Point 2 Point, Jay Burke recommends the following.
As far as trails go he says the super tight, moist and Rooty trail of John’s Trail is awesome and part of Aspen forest and a crux in the endurance race with many challenges for experienced mountain cyclists. For great value sleeping the Peaks is recommended while luxury sleeping is great when visiting the Silver Star with a great restaurant too. Those loving Mexican cuisine will find a treasure in El Chubasco where the best Fish Tacos are sold in all of Utah.