Bonneville Shoreline Mountain Biking: Hilltop Road to Terrace Hill Junction

  • Hiking & Biking

All photos by Outdoor Project Contributor, Brant Hansen

Pros: Long season. Easy access. Family friendly. Vistas.
Cons: Flat. Minimal coverage.
Congestion: Moderate
Preferable Season(s): Spring, Summer, Fall
Day-Use/Parking Pass Required: Not Required 
Dogs allowed?: Yes
Total Distance: 4.20 mi (6.76 km)
Terrain Difficulty: GREEN
Trailhead Elev.: 5,116 ft (1,559 m)
Net Elev. Gain: 562 ft (171 m)
Trail Uses: Hiking, Biking
Trail type: There-and-back

The Bonneville Shoreline Trail runs along what was once the shoreline of an inland sea known as Lake Bonneville. The trail itself actually runs, intermittently, into southern Utah County, so the trail is easily accessible over a large area. The trail maintains a low-elevation, which helps keep sections of it open nearly year round. It is relatively flat and lacks any real technical challenges, which makes it a great option for a family ride. Also, most of the trail is ridden as an out-and-back, which leaves the exact distance you ride entirely up to you.

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Map & Location

919 Hilltop Rd, Salt Lake City, UT 84103
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