The Bench Creek Loop is a pretty mountain bike ride on the southwest corner of the Uintah Mountains in Utah, USA The loop climbs up the challenging Bench Creek.
The route descends a combination of Camp Hollow and Little South Fork, then catches Highway 35 back to complete the loop of 17.5 miles. Most of the ride is intermediate in technical requirement, but the trail is narrow with some tricky spots. The length, remoteness, and altitude limit this ride to well-prepared advanced mountain bikers. Lowest altitude is 6800 feet; peak altitude 8950; total climbing 2500 vertical. The season for this trail is July through September. You'll be riding in mixed fir and aspen forest. There will be a few creek-crossings.
|Nearest Town:||Salt Lake City|
Drive from Kamas to Woodland, turn rt at church, go 2 miles to road between house with stonewall and a tall wood fence, proceed up 1/2 mi to trailhead parking. Then ride 1/4 mile to cross tiny bridge over creek and immediately go right off road onto singletrack.
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