Beginner Off-Road Trails Near Logan

Hyde Park Mine

Just north of the town of Logan is Hyde Park. There are little trails over this hill. From big hill climbs to just easy trails. You can expect to see deer in this area. If…
Total Miles
2.6
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Blacksmith Fork Scenic Drive

This paved road goes through a narrow and scenic canyon with great mountain views ending at Hardware Ranch which is well known for the large elk herd that lives there and is fed all winter.…
Total Miles
15
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Ye

Liberty Avon Road

The Liberty-Avon Road is a great little off-road drive. This makes a scenic alternative between Ogden and Logan if you have extra time. It offers nice scenery and few different recreation options. This is also…
Total Miles
13
Tech Rating
3 Moderate
Best Time
Su / Fa

Twin Creeks Road to Bubble Spring

Twin Creeks is a great little spot in Logan Canyon that is also one of the least visited areas in the canyon. The dirt road is open to all vehicles, but is rarely driven. A…
Total Miles
3.2
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Su / Fa

Inspiration Point

This is an awesome drive. You will need a high clearance vehicle due to rocks, but 4x4 is not necessary. This road gets very tight and very high and if you aren't experienced in off-road…
Total Miles
13
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Ye

Temple Fork and Old Ephraim's Grave

This is a nice forest road in Logan Canyon that ends at the historic gravesite of the last and most famous Grizzly Bear to roam Logan Canyon and likely all of Utah.
Total Miles
7.3
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Wi / Sp

Hardware Ranch to Bear Lake

This is a really fun trail that starts at Hardware Ranch and heads up past Old Ephraim's Grave up to Peter Sinks Rd. It eventually goes underneath Hwy 89 and drops down into Garden City…
Total Miles
34.7
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su

Ant Flat Road Utah

The Ant Flat Road is a pleasant and easy mountain drive that runs between Monte Cristo in Ogden Valley and Hardware Ranch in Cache County. The road is well graded making it very easy for…
Total Miles
13.7
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Year-round

Boss Canyon

Boss Canyon is a very scenic 50" only side trail located off the Franklin Basin road between Logan Canyon, Utah and Cub River, Idaho. The trail is in the trees much of the time and…
Total Miles
7.5
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Year-round

Franklin Basin Road

Franlin Basin is a beautiful road between Logan Canyon in Utah and Cub River near Preston, Idaho. It's mostly a graded road, but it can be tricky in bad conditions. With the side road options,…
Total Miles
10.8
Tech Rating
3 Moderate
Best Time
Su / Fa

Elk Valley Guard Station

An easy dirt road to the Elk Valley guard station. During the ride, you will pass a really cool beaver dam. You do have to pass through a gate, just be mindful and close it…
Total Miles
1
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Arbs Spur

This trail splits off from Curtis Ridge towards the South East. It travels through several fields and patches of woods before ending at a turnaround. The ground is mostly dirt with a few rocky sections.…
Total Miles
1.5
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Su / Fa

Wasatch Ridge

This is a wide dirt road on which cars/trucks and trailers are able to travel this road. It has great scenic views that lead to multiple other trails. Various camping spots along the trail with…
Total Miles
4.7
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Su

Oneida Narrows Reservoir

This is an easy trail. You'll be able to do it in 2WD as long as there is no snow. It's a beautiful high dearest scenery that follows the river and ends at a lake.…
Total Miles
14
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

High Line Trail

Nice 50" trail with great views. The trail is hard packed dirt for the most part. There are some hills with loose gravel but not too bad, very little shade on this trail.
Total Miles
3.3
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Su

Big Springs

This is a single-tight trail with steep grades and blind corners. In some areas only one vehicle pass at a time. this road follows a stream and goes turns into a canyon with great views…
Total Miles
2.9
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Su / Fa

Paris Ice Cave

Paris Ice Cave is a small cave in the Bear River Mountains that is a very popular destination to those visiting nearby Bear Lake. It can easily be done in a day with a visit…
Total Miles
10.1
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Ye

Bountiful Canyon to Farmington Canyon

This allows you to drive between Farmington Canyon and Bountiful Canyon. It is a dirt road with great views of Salt Lake County and Morgan County. It is a very easy dirt road with some…
Total Miles
17.5
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su

Skyline Drive

This is an easy dirt road with some steep drop offs on the west side of the trail. The gates to this trail close November through March, as high elevation snow makes it impassable. Springtime…
Total Miles
5.3
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Su / Fa

Ward Canyon Road

This is a well-maintained packed dirt and gravel road which takes you to the Old Ward Canyon camping and target practice site. The route starts at the Skyline Drive trailhead below the bountiful "B" on…
Total Miles
4.5
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Su / Fa

Druby Canyon Trail

The trail leaves from the campground and winds up the side of the mountain through trees and small streams then along the ridge line for a few miles to a dead end. Part of the…
Total Miles
5.1
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Su

Jeremy Ranch Road

Best for those looking for a scenic route near Park City, this road provides a "back way" into the Jeremy Ranch area as well as backcountry access to Mormon Flats State Park and the Mormon…
Total Miles
6.9
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Big Spring Scenic Backway

The Big Spring Scenic Backway offers a splendid tour of western Wyoming's Tunp Range. From west to east, this drive takes you through a scenic valley of ranchland, up and over Commissary Ridge, and through…
Total Miles
63.2
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Su / Fa

Scout Mountain

This trail is just outside of Pocatello. It goes into the National Forest. So there is some free camping in this area. Which is awesome. On this trail, you will gain 3,000ft in elevation. You…
Total Miles
11
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Hobble Creek

Hobble Creek road is a very well-maintained Forest Service road that can be accessed by most SUVs & Trucks. The road takes you deep into the Bridger - Teton National Forest passing large meadows like…
Total Miles
21.2
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Su / Fa

Shotgun Alley

A short route that leads past several shooting areas along the hillside. Lots of trash/shells were noted along the route, so if you decide to shoot here, please be sure to pack out any garbage…
Total Miles
0.3
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Wi / Fa / Su / Sp

Stansbury Hike Trailhead

This trail leads from the main road to the Stansbury hiking trailhead with parking. Water/Mud holes may be present at the very beginning, but there is an alternative path around them if so. Fairly easy…
Total Miles
0.2
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Su / Sp

Dead End Pass

This short, narrow little trail leads up into the hillside but ultimately comes to a dead end. There are a couple of spots with fire rings that people may have camped at before. There is…
Total Miles
0.8
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Su / Sp / Wi

Dismal Finale

This little route leads to the furthest eastern end of publicly accessible BLM land. Beyond this point is private property. The trail itself is pretty beat up and in dismal shape, especially in wet conditions.…
Total Miles
0.6
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Wi / Fa / Su / Sp

Canal Road

This straight-away trail leads to the furthest, Eastern part of the island's BLM land. It parallels one of the Great Salt Lake water canals and is in much better condition than many of the other…
Total Miles
1.2
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Wi / Fa / Su / Sp