This is the information for the
mountain biking trail in that area.
This trail may start in the mountains
but it can be extremely hot in the
summer time as you descend in
Be sure that you have enough water
to complete the whole trail. Also, be
sure to check the weather.
communities for lodging and
other services are Grover,
This trail begins at the Rosebud Trailhead just south of
Pleasant Creek Campground on Scenic Byway 12. Trail Type
This trail is for biking only. There are however other
hiking and ATV trails that cross with this one. Distance
This trail length can very depending of what you decide
to do. Details are on the next page under the heading
“Do It At Your Own Pace.” Difficulty Moderate
This trail is moderate. At the trailhead the elevation is
8,600 ft and the lowest point is 6,500 ft. so there is
slight elevation varitation throughout.
The trial is mostly maintained road and trails.
Trail Coordinates / Points of Interest
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Take in the Views
This trail is a spectacular ride through Capitol Reef
country. The splendor of the Henry Mountains
combined with the beauty of the red desert rock
monoliths create a unique and beautiful view for all
who ride this trail.
Get a Closer Look
As you ride along the changing landscape
of the area, you will come across
beautiful mountain vegetation to desert
rock. The trail blends from mountain to
desert so flawlessly you will hardly notice.
As stop and take a closer look you will be
refreshed because of natures wonders.
Do it at Your Own Pace
Just above Lower Bowns Reservoir follow the road on a strong
northeast direction toward Tantalus Flats where the road can be
followed east toward Capitol Reef National Park. Riders can
continue into the park and follow the road north to connect with
the scenic drive or have a support vehicle pick them up inside