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.
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.
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.
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.
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