The Kokopelli trail offers a world-class bike-packing experience. Spanning over 142 miles connecting the mountain biking epicenter of Fruita Colorado to the Mecca - Moab Utah via singletrack, jeep roads, and a few paved sections.
There are plenty of camping options along the trail ranging from established campsites to dispersed camping. This is a completely self-supported ride as there are no food resupply areas on the trail. Water sources along the route are minimal. It is advised to research which sources are viable prior to planning your trip. Caching water along the route is recommended. Rabbit Valley and Dewey Bridge are popular water cache locations.
The Kokopelli trail provides stunning scenery including views of the Colorado River, Yellow Jacket Canyon, View Point Arch, and the La Sal Mountain range. The route can be ridden from Spring until Fall. However, it is generally unbearably hot during the summer and can have snow in the higher elevations during the early spring and late Fall months. The trail tops out at over 8,500 feet in the La Sal Mountains, check snowpack levels in the area prior to your trip. Typical ride time is 3 days although many groups prefer a more leisurely pace and take between 4-5 days to complete the route.
- Segment 1: Loma Boat Launch to Rabbit Valley This 21-mile section consists of singletrack along Mary's Loop and the river rim, then jeep roads to Rabbit Valley.
- Segment 2: Rabbit Valley to Cisco Landing 34 miles of Jeep roads followed by a brief asphalt section.
- Segment 3: Cisco Landing to Dewey Bridge 20-mile stretch beginning with a pavement section followed by singletrack. The trail then crosses UT- HYW 128 and ascends 1000' on a sandy jeep road, then descends to Dewey Bridge.
- Segment 4: Dewey Bridge to Fisher Valley 18 miles total with 2500' of climbing on a rugged gravel road. The trail then descends a 4WD road converging into the Fisher Valley Onion Creek Road.
- Segment 5: Fisher Valley to Castle Valley Road This 25-mile section includes 3500' of climbing on jeep roads to reach Fisher Mesa in the La Sal Mountains. Followed by a 2000' descent on a paved road.
- Segment 6: Castle Valley Road to Moab The final leg is 27 miles in length. It climbs nearly 2000' on the pavement to Mason Draw, then drops 4000' down singletrack and jeep roads into Moab. With the choice of descending the World Famous Porcupine Rim Classic trail and finishing on the Colorado River.
Moab to Fruita and Grand Junction
We charge a flat rate determined by the size of the group. Four passengers or less will be shuttled in a standard vehicle. Five or more passengers will be shuttled in a 15-passenger van, allowing everyone to spread out.
Moab to Fruita Loma Trailhead:
- 4 people or less minimum $275.00
- 5-8 people $350.00
- 1-2 water drops add $50.00
Moab to Grand Junction:
- 4 people or less minimum $300
- 5-8 people $350.00
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