Three Peaks Recreation Area in Utah

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Three Peaks Recreation Area

The Three Peaks Recreational Area near Cedar City offers rolling hills, volcanic formations and miles of trails which are ideal for all types of outdoor family recreation. Read More

  • Three Peaks Recreational Area Utah is 9 miles northwest of Cedar City, just west of Enoch. 
  • The park is open year-round
  • For more information contact Cedar City Tourism Bureau at: 435-586-5124
  • 3 mountain biking trails start from the pavilions and are open March-December, weather permitting. 

Overview

Just 9 miles from Cedar City, the Three Peaks Recreation Area offers good parking, facilities for picnicking and miles of trails for mountain biking and ATV-ing. It also has a popular radio controlled flying field and hosts 4x4 rock crawling competitions throughout the year.

Location and Information

Three Peaks Recreational Area Utah is 9 miles northwest of Cedar City, just west of Enoch. The park is open year-round.

From I-15 exit 59 travel west on Hwy 56 for 3 miles to Lund Highway then travel north for 5 miles to mid-Valley road. Turn west and drive a further 2 miles to Three Peaks parking area.

  • Iron County Bureau of Land Management Office
    76 East DL Sargent Drive
    Cedar City, Utah
    435-586-2401
    Website

Activities

Mountain Biking
The park has many interlinking biking trails around the recreation area and all start from the pavilion. Trails are generally open from March to December, weather permitting. Altitude is 5,800-6,100 feet.

  • Race Loop
    4 miles
    Easy/Intermediate
    Single track
    Rides to the ridgeline and back
  • Big Hole Loop
    7 miles
    Intermediate
    500 feet elevation change
    Single track or double track options from the quarry
  • Three Peaks Loop
    10.2 miles
    Advanced
    1000 feet elevation change
    Technical stunts and granite sliderock

Picnicking
There are several picnic area within the Three Peaks with picnic tables, fire rings and restrooms. There are also two covered pavilions which can be reserved for group use.

Camping
There is a 19-site campground within the Three Peaks Recreation Area with tables, fire rings and restrooms with flush toilets. Currently no fees are charged.

ATVing
The trail is open for ATVing from April through October and is Intermediate difficulty. The trailhead is at the main recreation area.

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