Distance
13.51 km
Ascent
459 m
Descent
337 m
Peak
2,437 m
Difficulty
Easy
Duration
<1 hr
Cassidy Trail

Overview

Cassidy is another fantastic biking trail in the area of Bryce and Red Canyon, a winding trail that rolls through the spectacular views of red rocks and green forests. Cassidy Trail is fun, quick, and is rated as easy, many people have it as a warm-up before exploring some more challenging trails like Thunder Mountain Loop.

Starting on the south end, the trail heads up to scenic canyon, intersects with Loose Canyon Trail, and stops at Casto Canyon Trail.

Along the way, there are many great viewpoints including Brayton Point, Little Desert, Black Rock, Mexican Hat, and Lon's Knoll.

The trail is well signposted. Keep an eye for direction signs at corners.

Terrain

The singletrack is mostly on dirt, some surface are sandy and rocky. The trail crosses broad dry wash a few times. Though the trail is generally easy, there are a few steep climbs.

Access

Park at the Red Canyon Trailhead

Food and drink

There is no water at the trailhead. Pack a snack and a water bottle to enjoy at one of the many great overlooks.

More details

For the first mile, the singletrack leads through a gently sloping small canyon, later a bit steeper to a ridge. Following this ridge to the southern rim of Losee Canyon (You can shorten 0.5 mi and a bit of elevation if you skip Brayton Point at Rich Trail).

Leaving the ridge to the north the trail leads down into the upper part of Loose Canyon; signpost (Jct. Loose Canyon Trail to your left).
The trail winds through the stunning scenery of the red rocks and old-growth Ponderosa pines before ending.

Ride type:
Mountain biking
Road riding
Sightseeing
Commuter
Rail Trail
Gravel
Various
EPIC Ride
Fitness Level:
Low
Medium
High
Ultra Fit
Various
Terrain:
Shared Bike Path - Paved
Shared Bike Path - Dirt
On-Road Bike Lane
On-Road
Off-Road - Fire Trail
Off-Road - Rail Trail
Off-Road - Single Track
Off-Road - Double Track
Off-Road - Downhill
Off-Road
Gravel Road
Trail Signage:
Excellent
Good
Average
Poor
Non Existant
Mobile Coverage:
Excellent
Good
Limited
Nil
Services:
Water
Food
First Aid
Toilets
Bike hire
Carparking
Bike servicing
Accessible by bike
Accessible by car
Accessible by public transport
Accessible by shuttle
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