The newest trail network in our area hides atop the mesas below Smithsonian Butte. Wire Mesa makes an excellent outing for riders who seek a shorter excursion with majestic vistas of Zion National Park and it's towering sandstone peaks. An amazing place to spend half a day riding.
If you are driving up ‘cry baby hill’ immediately south of Rockville on Smithsonian Butte Scenic Byway you will need a high clearance vehicle or willingness to pedal up the road.
The Pa'rus Trail is a paved, 1.7 mile trail that winds its way along the Virgin River from the Zion National Park Visitors Center to Canyon Junction. The trail itself is open to both bike and pedestrian traffic, and features breathtaking, 360 degree views of Zion Canyon.
Mileage: 3.4 miles round trip
Elevation Change: Mostly level
Trail Type: Paved Trail
Riders should be cautious of pedestrian traffic, and use proper trail etiquette.
Visitor Center to Temple of Sinawava
The most popular road biking option in Zion National Park, the main canyon drive from the Visitors Center to the Temple of Sinawava is an amazing ride with