This is THE trail people come to ride in Moab! Enough said. This 10.5-mile loop crosses a scenic and rugged expanse of rolling Navajo Sandstone, the remnant of an ancient desert environment of wind blown sand dunes. Originally established in 1969 for motorcycles, the trail has become a popular destination for mountain bikes. The trail is open to both motorcycles and mountain bikes. Is is closed to all four-wheeled vehicles. For more information please check out the Sand Flats website at: http://www.sandflats.org/slickrock/ or the Grand County Trail Mix Map at: http://www.grandcountyutah.net/trailmix/Maps/Slickrock.jpg " Sand Flats offers a few different types of day use passes. Enter in a private vehicle and you have the option of purchasing a 1 day pass for $5.00 or a 7 day pass for $10.00. Enter by bicycle, motorcycle or via shuttle and the cost is $2.00 per day or $5.00 for 7 days. Sand Flats also charges a vehicle trailer fee of $2.00. Sand Flats sells an annual pass for $20.00. The pass admits the card-holder and passengers in a single, private vehicle for day use through the last day of the month and year indicated on the pass. When entry is by bicycle, motorcycle or shuttle van, this pass covers card-holder and accompanying family members. This pass does not cover camping. This pass is non-transferable and nonrefundable.
To get to the Sand Flats Recreation Area from the north and Interstate 70 take exit 182 toward Moab. Merge onto US-191and go 31 miles to the first traffic light. At the light turn left onto 100 north. Proceed ½ mile and turn right onto 400 east. Go ½ mile and turn left at Dave’s Corner Market onto Millcreek Drive. Proceed for ½ mile to stop sign. Go straight at stop sign onto the Sand Flats Road that continues up a hill for 2 ½ miles to the Entrance Booth. To get to the Sand Flats Recreation Area from south of Moab on U.S. 191 turn right at first traffic light onto 400 East. Proceed for 1 mile to Dave’s Corner Market and Millcreek Drive. Make a right onto Millcreek Drive and proceed for ½ mile to stop sign. Go straight at stop sign onto the Sand Flats Road that continues up a hill for 2 ½ miles to the Entrance Booth. The Slickrock National Recreation Trail parking lot is just beyond the entrance station on the left. You can't miss it!
Moab Field Office Moab, UT
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