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Bonneville Shoreline Trail

The Bonneville Shoreline Trail provides unsurpassed close-to-home mountain biking right in our urban backyard. The Salt Lake City portion of this regional trail traverses the Wasatch foothills above the City, approximately following the shoreline bench of the ancient Lake Bonneville. Mountain bikers share the trail with hikers and trail runners. The trail provides spectacular views of the city and the neighboring mountains.

Salt Lake City's trail includes 17 miles of dirt mountain bike trail, with various spurs connecting to trailhead access points and the city street network. The dirt trail is linked in places by paved road or paved trail, in total adding another 5.7 miles to the route.

The vision for the trail

The Bonneville Shoreline Trail is envisioned as a long-distance regional mountain bike, hiking, and trail running track -- following what was the shoreline of Lake Bonneville. This would loop over the west slopes of the Wasatch Mountain Range, the east slopes of the Oquirrh Range, and eventually from the Idaho border to Juab County, a distance "as the crow flies" of over 150 miles. While Salt Lake City's portion of the trail is complete, other sections of trail have yet to be constructed.

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