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Top Easy Road Bike/Trike Routes in Salt Lake County

Utah Trikes is your gateway to the beautiful landscapes of Salt Lake County from a whole new viewpoint from the seat of a recumbent trike. Established in 2006, Utah Trikes has constantly been committed to promoting the joy and fitness benefits of triking, making it accessible and enjoyable for everyone, from beginners to seasoned riders.

Cycling and triking aren't just leisure activities; they're lifestyle choices that lead you on a path to better health and wellness. Regular rides can help improve cardiovascular fitness, increase muscle strength and flexibility, enhance joint mobility, reduce stress, and boost overall mood. It's fitness and fun wrapped into one!

Combining these health benefits with the breathtaking vistas of Salt Lake County is where the magic truly happens—pedaling your way through smooth paths, challenging trails, and charming towns, all while being surrounded by nature's grandeur. In Salt Lake County, the opportunity to explore diverse terrain while enjoying your ride is basically endless.

The Roadbike Loop from South Salt Lake

There's nothing that fosters a sense of freedom and adventure like the open road, especially when you're venturing down it on a recumbent trike. Nestled in the heart of South Salt Lake is a gem known to many trikers the 'Roadbike loop from South Salt Lake.'

This route is an easy, well-paved ride that welcomes cyclists of all fitness levels. Measuring a distance of 9.85 miles, riders can complete the loop in less than an hour, making it a perfect choice for a leisurely morning or afternoon ride.

It's more than just the manageable elevation gain and loss of 550 feet that qualifies the loop as one of the must-try triking routes. The journey covers a mix of paths, cycleways, streets, roads, and state roads, offering variety and a chance to weave your way through the urban heart of South Salt Lake.

More than the distance you cover, it's the experiences along the ride that strike a chord with most riders. Bright cityscapes, peaceful stretches of roads, and the occasional local café for a quick caffeine fix—this route offers more than just a biking opportunity; it serves you a slice of South Salt Lake's life

So gear up, ensure your helmet straps are nice and tight, and embark on a journey that promises fulfillment and joy right from the get-go. Trust us; you will want to do it again.

Big Cottonwood Canyon Trail

A beautiful trail with water flowing next to you as you ride. This trail is located in Salt Lake City and it's considered an easy route by many people. It's 1.8 miles and it takes an average of 44 minutes to complete.

On this trail you'll see a variety of individuals from road bikers, runners, or people on a casual walk so you'd like to encounter others while riding. There's also a variety of birds, snails, slugs, and many other kinds of wildlife on this trail.

The best time to visit this trail is between February and November. We recommend visiting in late spring to early summer. This trail is tons of fun for the whole family and we recommend checking it out.

Jordan River Parkway Trail

A wonderful 6.6 mile out and back trail that is near Salt Lake City, Utah. This trail is generally thought to be a rather easy route that can be enjoyed by bike and trike riders of all different levels. On average you can expect this trail to take you around 1 hour and 57 minutes.

This trail is pretty popular and is usually filled with cyclists, runners, and people on a casual walk, but if you visit in the quieter times of the day there are plenty of moments to enjoy some solitude.

This trail is open throughout the whole year and makes for a beautiful trail to explore during any hour of the day. Don't worry you don't have to leave your furry friends at home, but the trail does ask that you keep them on a leash while on the trail.

This trail is paved and is wheelchair and accessibility aid accessible. If you have little ones with you this trail is also accessible for a stroller.

Parleys S-Line Trail

This 3.4 mile trail is perfect for your next outdoor adventure. Located near Salt Lake City, Utah this trail is generally seen as easy and takes around 1 hour and 5 minutes to complete. This trail is perfect for riders at a variety of levels who want to get out and ride.

This trail is usually pretty busy and is filled with people from bikers, runners, and people on casual walks. It's recommended that you visit this trail between March and October.

This trail is generally thought to be an urban trail and it has a small bit of art in the sugar house and south salt lake area. This unique trail is sure to be one to remember.

9 Line Trail

This 3.1 mile trail is located near Salt Lake City, Utah. It's thought to be a generally easy trail and it takes an average of 54 minutes to complete. This trail is very popular in the birding community as there are many different types of birds in the area. It's also popular with road bikers and runners.

The trail is open all year long and makes for a beautiful trail to explore. Furry friends are welcomed but they must be on a leash. The trail is also paved so it is accessible to wheelchairs and strollers.

There is no designated parking for this trail so we recommend planning ahead with where you would like to park.

City Creek Park to Memory Grove Trail

This trail is a 3 mile loop trail located in City Creek Park near Salt Lake City, Utah. This is generally thought to be an easy trail and takes an average of 1 hour and 14 minutes to complete. This trail is open year round and dogs are allowed but they must be kept on a leash.

This trail makes for a fun walk along with a great bike or trike ride. It goes near running water and it is filled with awesome views.

Customizing Your Recumbent Trike at Utah Trikes

Every triker is unique, and at Utah Trikes, we believe so should be their trike. We offer a variety of customization options that allow you to tailor your recumbent trike to your specific preferences and needs.

From the functional to the aesthetically pleasing, you can make your choice in everything. This includes your frame to the wheel size, color options, and even adding various accessories such as mirrors, racks, flags, and lights to enhance your overall riding experience. We want your trike to reflect your personality, style, and make your rides enjoyable and comfortable.

After finalizing your design, you can leave the rest to us. We will ensure your custom-built trike is assembled to perfection and delivered safely right to your doorstep. Our aim is to offer you a seamless experience, from customization to delivery.

Being Part of the Utah Trikes Community

Becoming a part of the Utah Trikes community means more than just owning a trike. It's about sharing a common passion for adventure and cycling with a vibrant group of like-minded enthusiasts.

Our community fosters an environment where you can interact, share experiences, participate in group rides, learn about the newest trikes, and get tips to enhance your journeys. It's the perfect platform to form bonds with fellow enthusiasts, create unforgettable memories, and enjoy triking.

So come, join our Utah Trikes community. Your fellow trikers are excited to welcome you! Let's cycle towards new horizons together.

Let the Adventure Begin

From the thrill of exploring winding trails to the joy of being a part of an active community, the benefits of embarking on the Utah Trikes adventure are numerous. It's about more than hitting the road; it's about embracing a lifestyle that combines health, fun, and a love for the outdoors.

Our commitment at Utah Trikes is to ensure that you have the best experience on your journey. Whether it's through offering high-quality, customizable recumbent trikes or guiding you through easy road bike/trike routes, we are here to enhance your riding experience every step of the way.

We hope this guide has inspired you to explore the incredible world of road biking and triking in Utah County. We're excited to welcome you to our community, and look forward to pedaling alongside you on this exciting journey. It's time to grab that helmet, jump on your trike, and let the adventure begin.

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