Gooseberry Mesa Bike Trail
Dogs Off-leash E-Bikes Allowed
Gooseberry Mesa is one of the most classic and popular biking trails in Utah. The world-class ride features twisting singletracks, scalable cliffs, and panoramic views of the Zion landscape– adventurers from all over the world travel to ride this varied terrain! The Gooseberry landscape is legendary for both slick and rocky ground weaving through the trees, along steep cliffs, and rewarding riders with sweeping vistas.
Gooseberry Trailhead, Hurricane, UT 84737
Use this map to get to Gooseberry Mesa Trailhead.
The turnoff to Gooseberry Mesa is about 15 minutes east of Hurricane, Utah on Highway 59. There is a large sign on the highway directing you to Gooseberry Mesa. Turn north here onto an unpaved road. Follow the signs for about 30 minutes to the White Trail. The road is a little bumpy in places, but I’ve seen all types of cars at the trailhead. Just go slow if you are driving a low clearance vehicle. You can ride this trail year round, but do not try the road after a storm. When muddy It is impassable, even for 4x4 vehicles.
- This loop trail is 11.4 miles and is considered moderately challenging. This trail is not recommended for beginners.
- Most riders take roughly 4 hours to complete this ride.
- This ride is quite technical with many portions of the trail right on the edge of the mountain– riders should feel comfortable on a bike.
- There are painted white dots that should help guide you on the trail.
- Dogs are allowed on this trail and must be on a leash.
- E-bikes are allowed.
- There are no water sources. Pack plenty of drinking water.
- The dirt road to reach the trailhead is best reached with a 4x4 vehicle. The road is impassable after a storm.
- There is extensive sun exposure on this trail. Wear a hat and pack sunscreen!