Brian Head Resort Summer Activities

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Summer Activities

Brian Head Utah is located at 10,000 feet and offers over 200 miles of downhill and cross-country trails with shuttle and lift access, along with Utah's largest mountain bike park. Read More

  • Biking - there are many shuttle accessed and chairlift accessed trails 
  • Hiking - more than 200 miles of trails with stunning scenery 
  • Birdwatching - from the summit gazebo 
  • Scenic chairlift rides 
  • Shuttle accessed trails


Brian Head Resort was voted "One of the best 50 bike trips on the planet" by Bicycling Magazine, it has 200 miles of trails which are open in the summer season and include 5,000 vertical feet of thrills.

Brian Head Resort is ideal for spotting bald eagles and peregrine falcons, especially from the summit gazebo.

Chairlift Accessed Biking Trails
Rates are $39 for an all day pass.

  • Timberline – this popular 4.5 mile course includes banked turns, rollers and tabletop jumps.
  • Town Trail – a 5.5 mile trail which can be combined with other trails so you can ride all day long.

Campgrounds are plentiful in the nearby Dixie National Forest and include:

  • Cedar Canyon campground at 8,100 feet
  • Deer Haven campground at 8,900 feet
  • Navajo Lake campground at 9,700 feet.

Hiking Trails
Brian Head Peak can be climbed or hiked throughout the year. Altogether there are more than 200 miles of trails. The following hiking trails are chairlift accessed:

  • Color Country – 6 mile trail with rewarding views of the Cedar Breaks National Monument.
  • Lightning Point – Red rock vistas and mountain aspens are the highlights of this 6 mile trail.

Chairlift Rides
Giant Steps Chairlift – open for the summer season from June 24th through September. Single ride $12 for an adult.

Disc Golf
Their 18 hole disc golf course is great for an afternoon of fun. $12 for course access. Discs can be rented.