Armstrong Bike Trail
Armstrong Trail, a recent addition to the Park City trail network, is designated uphill only for bikes making it a great option for accessing Mid-Mountain & Spiro. The trail features a gentle grade to the top that let’s riders settle into a mellow spin, or if for your inner-masochists, a lung-busting sprint to the top. After clocking nearly 2000 ft of elevation gain, you can point it back down via Spiro Trail, or continue climbing on Pinecone all the way to the Wasatch Crest.
Getting to Armstrong Trail
To access the trailhead, park in the Silver Star Cafe lot. On weekends, or for overflow parking, park in one of the lots at Park City Mountain Resort and cruise down Three Kings Drive to the trailhead.
When to Ride Armstrong Trail
Most years lower bits of the trail are ready to ride by late May. The trail is heavily wooded and provides plenty of shade making it a great option all throughout the summer. Due to the popularity and easy trail access, it can get busy on the weekends. We recommend riding mid-week as well as during morning and evening hours when possible. If you’re fortunate enough to hit this trail during the peak fall months, you’ll be treated to vibrant golds and oranges as the aspen’s prepare for winter.
Armstrong Trail Conditions
For up-to-date trail conditions, visit the Mountain Trails Foundations Conditions Map. Feel free to leave a comment if you’ve ridden the trail lately or have more recent trail beta.
Armstrong Apres Bike
Post-ride, spin over to the nearby Silver Star Cafe at the base of the Silver Star chair for some celebratory beer and/or grub.