Candy Mountain Express Bike Trail

The Candy Mountain Resort Bike Trail is a paved trail great for biking and hiking, and easily accessible from Big Rock Candy Mountain Resort. Parking is available at Big Rock Candy Mountain and from a public parking area just north of Big Rock Candy Mountain. Restrooms are available at the Public Parking Area. 

The paved Candy Mountain Express Bike Trail follows part of the route of the former Marysvale Line of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad, which was decommissioned in 1976. The trail affords splendid canyon scenery, with colorful rock formations and views of the Sevier River.

You will see old mining and railroad sights along the way, and maybe even some deer or wild turkeys.

From Sevier Junction south, the trail crosses Clear Creek and the Sevier River, entering the canyon. Here it passes by the 200-foot-long Eagle Rock tunnel, built in 1896. Historical markers tell of the railroad’s history.

South of the tunnel the trail winds along the river through the canyon and ends at around 7 miles, where you can cross the river to Big Rock Candy Mountain Resort. Here you’ll find lodging, refreshments, restrooms, and recreation such as River Rafting, Ropes Courses, ATV Rentals and More.

North and east of the Sevier Junction trailhead, the Rock Candy Mountain Bike Trail passes through farm country and parallels the east side of SR 258 (Sevier Hwy) to Joseph. Here the trail crosses to the west side and continues to Elsinore ending at just over 9 miles. This section has short, steep grades and almost no shade but you can buy food and drink in Joseph and Elsinore.

Parking is available at Sevier Junction (0.7 mile south off Exit 23 from I-70) and in Joseph and Elsinore. Parking is also available at Big Rock Candy Mountain Resort and at the Whistle Stop Rest Area/Parking. View the map below for parking and trail information.

Information for this was obtained from Traillink.com

Candy Mountain Express Bike Trail Map

Filter by

Utah Recreation and Activities

Miners Park Bullion Falls
Miner's Park and Bullion Falls are located approximately 7 miles from Big Rock Candy Mountain. FREE Utah Recreational Activity. Hiking, Waterfall Views, Old Mining Exhibits and more.
Fremont Indian State Park
Fremont Indian State Park is located approximately 15 miles from Big Rock Candy Mountain Resort. Great location for hiking, petroglyph viewing, photography, groups and more.
Cove Fort
Cove Fort is located just 30 miles from Big Rock Candy Mountain Resort, and is a great historical marker with plenty of educational and informative resources. FREE guided tours daily.
Easy-Zion National Park Hikes
Easy Hikes in Zion National park. Most trails great for hiking and biking. Zion National park offers year round recreation.
Road Trip-State-National Parks
Take a Road Trip through Utah's incredible State and National Parks, and discover adventure along the way. Stay at Big Rock Candy Mountain Resort, enjoy a river trip or a zipline.
Paiute ATV Trail Rentals
Paiute ATV Trail Rentals are available at Big Rock Candy Mountain. Single Seat ATVs, Two and Four Sear RZRs, and Six Seat Rangers. Delivered right to Big Rock Candy Mountain.
Utah River Trips
From $10-$39.95
awesome-adventures-certificate-of-excellence

Awesome Adventures
800-519-2243
reservations@awesomeadventures.com

Trip-Advisor-Certificate-of-Excellence-Awesome-Adventures

Copyright 2016 Awesome Adventures Inc