Road Cycling Base Camps
These are your cycling base camps. Perfect for ambitious riders, weekend warriors, groups or families looking for an array of shorter rides and day trips out of a single location, with plenty of additional activities available for days off the bike.
Cache Valley’s rural roads and picturesque mountain views make it pedal paradise for new and experienced riders alike. The region’s mostly flat, smooth, terrain offers a few rolling hill sections and canyon climbs for an added challenge
Escape city crowds and breathe fresh alpine air as you ride the Wasatch Back’s best roads in the Ogden Valley. The unforgettable views of towering peaks and the blue waters of Pineview Reservoir make this little trafficked region a favorite of seasoned cyclists.
If you are out for a challenging or a leisurely weekend ride with kiddos, Salt Lake City has got you covered. The winding mountain roads, tight switch-backs, lung-busting climbs, and high-speed descents of the Wasatch Mountains are perfect for any cyclist looking for a some climbing and a little fun. But there are family-friendly options in SLC as well, so grab your bike and hit the road peddling, there are many miles to be logged.
One of Utah’s fastest-growing cities is also becoming a cycling hub, where bike-loving residents pedal to work, road riders can choose from spectacular mountain routes, and a cycling-centric lifestyle makes this family-friendly town a great place to roll in for a ride.
The town of Park City has a rich silver mining history and an Olympic legacy from hosting many events during the 2002 Winter Games, but as a multi-season road cycling destination, it’s pure gold.
This picturesque mountain town just outside of Park City is a gateway to some great road biking. The boundless views of Mt. Timpanogos and the Uintas make this a cyclists dreamscape. While there are some family-friendly routes, intermediate and advanced riders will find the most fun here.
Moab is a biker’s paradise that conjures up images of sweeping canyons, red sandstone cliffs, and the iconic Delicate Arch. While the area is famous for its amazing mountain biking trails, there are also plenty of road riding options just waiting to be explored.
Thanks to its proximity to such gems as Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Zion National Park, and half a dozen other landmarks, Kanab offers tons of road cycling routes for day trippers and multi-day adventure cyclists alike.
Studded with sprawling mesas and red sandstone cliffs, the countryside surrounding St. George is straight out of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid—literally. So hop in the saddle (on your bike, of course) and get ready to pedal into the sunset to destinations like Zion National Park, Snow Canyon, Red Cliffs, and more.