Top 5 Mountain Biking Trails In Davis County

by Discover Davis

No matter the season, Davis County invites you to experience its exceptional mountain biking trails. With the weather warming up, there’s no better time to dust off your bike and explore the scenic hills. Here are our top five trails, perfect for both beginner and intermediate riders, offering year-round adventure and excitement.

1. Fruit Loops in Fruit Heights

The Fruit Loops trail system in Fruit Heights offers a diverse range of trails, perfect for mountain biking enthusiasts of all levels. This small trail center features directional climbing and descending routes, rated green, blue, and black, ensuring a variety of challenges. Thanks to its west-facing bench location, the trails drain well and dry quickly, making them accessible for much of the year.

Positioned between Fruit Heights’ residential area and the Bonneville Shoreline Trail, the system includes an outer loop designed for easier rides and three inner downhill flow trails. These trails cater to everyone from beginners to high-expert riders, providing a well-crafted and enjoyable biking experience. The top of the outer loop connects to the lower Bonneville Shoreline Trail, offering options for extended rides. The trail system is typically open from late March through November.

Find your flow at Fruit Loops and plan your routes accordingly using TrailForks.

3. The Farm in Farmington

The Farm Bike Park in Farmington offers an exciting mountain biking experience with approximately 8 miles of trails, designed to accommodate riders of various skill levels. This park, crafted by the expert builders from the Canyons bike park crew, makes the most of the natural terrain to create a resort-style, gravity-oriented biking destination.

This city-managed park features directional trails with an array of options: Rise Up, Pond to Farm, The Collector, Lowe Gear, Old Macdonald, Dirt Coaster Exit. For climbing, there are two trails: a longer, more gradual route and a shorter, steeper, more challenging one. For those who prefer descending, The Farm offers three main downhill trails, each with a different difficulty level: green, double blue, and black. These trails are designed for gravity-focused riding and include thrilling jump lines.

Riders should always use caution and be aware of trail conditions and other park users. Managed by Farmington City, The Farm Bike Park delivers a dynamic and exhilarating experience for mountain bikers of all levels.

Choose your trail wisely based on your rider ability, explore The Farm trails on TrailForks for details.

4. Mountain View Trail on Antelope Island

The Mountain View Trail is a scenic, 22-mile out-and-back ride (approximately 11 miles each way) located in Antelope Island State Park. This easy trail curves along the eastern shoreline of the Great Salt Lake, offering a unique and immersive experience. As you pedal through this secluded island, you’ll feel as though you’re truly in the wild, with the chance to encounter a diverse array of wildlife, including thousands of birds, and hundreds of bison, antelope, and other creatures.

The trail offers breathtaking views of the lake and distant mountains, which are particularly stunning at sunrise or sunset, so be sure to bring a camera. The flat terrain provides an enjoyable ride with consistent vistas of the Wasatch Front. Open year-round, the trail is best enjoyed in early spring and fall to avoid the summer bugs.

Mountain View Trail is a singletrack path that promises an unforgettable adventure, combining natural beauty, wildlife sightings, and serene landscapes, making it a must-visit for any mountain biking enthusiast.

Explore the details and plan your all-day mountain bike excursion through TrailForks.

5. Wild Rose Trails in North Salt Lake

Nestled in the steep foothills above the North Salt Lake bench, Wild Rose Trail offers an exhilarating mountain biking experience. This fun loop, ideal for early-intermediate riders, features exciting downhill and flow options. The trail is a great workout loop for running laps, with the preferred direction being clockwise, though it’s not strictly required.

The area includes a short-but-sweet singletrack loop and a dedicated downhill (bikes-only) trail for those seeking a technical challenge. For the more adventurous, connectors lead to the upper ridgeline trail, providing access to the Bonneville Shoreline Trail, which extends to Hidden Lake or North Canyon higher up the mountain.

While riding, keep in mind that the trail offers little shade, so be sure to bring plenty of water and wear sunscreen. Whether you’re looking for a thrilling descent or a solid workout, Wild Rose Trail is a must-visit for mountain biking enthusiasts.

Learn more details and plan your own route in the Wild Rose Trail Area on Trailforks.

2. Mueller Park Trail in Bountiful

Nestled in Bountiful’s Mill Creek Canyon, the Mueller Park Trail offers an exhilarating mountain biking experience with smooth singletrack that climbs 1,900 feet through picturesque pine forests. This popular out-and-back trail is known for its smooth, buff singletrack that provides a refreshing escape from the city. The ride features fast, flowy turns on the descent, making it a favorite among local riders.

The trail offers steady, light-to-moderate climbing all the way to Rudy’s Flat, with some minor technical sections in the upper half. Riders can choose to do a 7-mile out-and-back to Big Rock, a 13-mile out-and-back to Rudy’s Flat, or a 13-mile loop incorporating North Canyon as either the descent or the climb.

Mueller Park Trail is a must-visit for mountain biking enthusiasts looking to explore the natural beauty and thrilling rides in Davis County.

For a full list of trails to explore in Davis County, go to:

You can also pick up a hard copy of our Trails and Bikeways Map at any city office building or bike shop in Davis County.

Now grab your mountain bike and go #PlayInDavis.