Written By: Riley Smith
Photos: Ben Van Avermet, Andy Fitzgerrell & Riley Smith
The Salt Lake area is famous for its numerous mountain bike trails and access to the mountains but did you know we are at the forefront in the building of free public access jump parks as well?
This is a list of some of The Best Free Bike Parks in Utah!
Ogden Bike Park
Ogden Bike Park features 10 different jump lines. Most of the trails are around a 1/2 mile long, with a vertical drop average of 500-750 ft. The park also offers 2 pump tracks and has 3 pro-level BMX jumps lines. Ogden Bike Park also has many cross country trails for the riders that enjoy a beautiful ride overlooking the Ogden valley. The pork is always improving so don’t be surprised when you arrive and the amount of trails has doubled.
Location: Trailhead, 9th St, Ogden, UT 84404
Park City Dirt Jumps
Park City created one of the first fully city endorsed jump parks in the country. It has 3 tabletop lines, 1 intermediate line, 2 advanced lines, and 1 proline. Helmets and pads are required at all times. Take your riding skills to new heights at Park City’s Dirt Jump Park.
Location: Holiday Ranch Loop Rd, Park City, UT 84060
Trailside Bike Park
Trailside Bike Park, this bike park offers a wide range of riding terrain for every skill level from a first-timer to the highly advanced. The Park includes 2 pump tracks, a skills development area, a tabletop jump line, a beginner skills trail, a beginner flow trail, an intermediate jump trail, an intermediate/ advanced all-mountain trail, and an advanced freeride trail.
Location: 5715 Trailside Dr, Park City, UT 84098
I-Street Jump Park
I-Street Jumps has been a staple of the Salt Lake City mountain bike scene for many years. In 2013 I Street became an official city park by Salt Lake City.
While most of the jump lines are more dedicated towards advanced riders, there are now a variety of pump tracks and small jumps for beginner riders.
Location: 919 Hilltop Rd, Salt Lake City, UT 84103
9-Line Dirt Jump Park
9-Line Dirt Jump Park is right in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City, 9 Line is a great park to grow your skills at. The park great beginner features with a strider track, 1 pump track, and a very manageable tabletop jump line. For the more advanced riders, there is an intermediate and advanced jump line.
Location: 700 W 900 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84104
Draper Bike Park
The Draper Bike Park is another easily accessible park that has a wide variety of terrain for every biker at any skill level. The park features two miles of singletrack trails, 3 pump tracks, 4 jump lines ranging from beginner to advanced. Draper Bike Park also has easy access to Corner Canyon bike trails which are also insanely fun and challenging with cross-country trails to fast downhill trails.
Location: 1455 Highland Dr, Draper, UT 84020