Utah is filled with iconic places. When it comes to road biking, Utah is more than iconic. Choose from hitting the asphalt amid powerful red rock scenery in one of Utah's Mighty 5® national parks, traversing thousands of miles of scenic backways and byways, reaching high plateaus, ascending majestic mountains, crossing lonely roadways in curvy canyons or finding yourself in wide open expanses beneath endless sky.
With a passion for outdoors matched only by a passion for sport, you must experience Utah by bicycle.
What kind of a road cyclists are you? Utah's expansive landscapes and wide-open spaces provide excellent backdrops for adventure cycling, including bikepacking and multi-day trips but more casual cyclists will find great routes throughout the state of Utah. Whether you're packing for the national parks or exploring Utah's cities and towns, load up the bicycle to experience it all under your own power.
If you're just looking for a few ideas, read "Ten Top Utah Road Cycling Routes" below. If you're a cycling stage race enthusiast, see our Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah-inspired three-day itinerary, Cycling the Road to Mighty.
Road to Mighty
Southern Utah. Home to Utah’s Mighty Five® national parks and connected by some of the most scenic byways and backways in the country. Find your road:
Cycling the Road to Mighty
This itinerary is the weekend warrior’s dream, with options to push yourself to test your endurance and your physical limits or shorter routes to keep it real.
Road Rules and More Places to Ride
Whether you're new to road cycling or a seasoned pro, it never hurts to brush up on the rules and etiquette of the road. A favorite? "It benefits all bicyclists to ride courteously." Read about Utah Cycling Laws, Bicycle Parking, how to Ride With Traffic and more.
Click here to discover more places to take your road bike and mountain bike, as well as maps and other resources from Bike Utah.
Visitor Information Centers across the state carry area-specific cycling information and maps. Cycling suggestions covered in this section represent only a sampling of the routes and terrain opportunities available for bicycle exploration. Click here for a printable one-sheeter with additional information on biking in Utah, with a focus on mountain biking opportunities.
• cyclingutah.com is a listing of bicycle shops, tours, festivals, races and events, including trail maps, forums and advocacy groups.
• bicycleutah.com is a resource for locating biking guides.