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Western Colorado Mountain Bike Destinations Road Trip

Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Fruita & Grand Junction

Features Zippity Do Dah, Sarlacc, 18 Road & More

Fruita is now considered by many to be one of the premier mountain biking destinations in Colorado, with the perfect combinations of terrain to challenge riders of all skill levels and abilities. Take a leisurely ride on the 18 Road Trails and just soak up the peaceful Colorado beauty. Fruita & Grand Junction, Colorado


Features Phil's World in Cortez Colorado

In the lower-left corner of Colorado, the little town of Cortez has a funky-weird vibe and some of the best new trails in the Southwest. Cortez, Colorado


Features The Colorado Trail

There are hundreds of miles of mountain trails that offer the rider scenic beauty with easy to moderate terrain as well as scenic beauty with extremely challenging terrain. Not the least of which is the flagship of the state, the Colorado Trail. Durango, Colorado

Crested Butte

Features the 401 Trail

The Crested Butte area has some of the best mountain biking in the country. This isn’t happenstance. Many believe that true mountain biking really began in Crested Butte. The more you ride here, the more you realize why mountain biking endures here. Crested Butte & Gunnison, Colorado


Features Salida, Poncha Springs & Monarch, Colorado

The Colorado Trail, the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail, the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route and the Rainbow Trail all cross paths in Salida. Salida, Colorado

Buena Vista, Colorado

Buena Vista offers a wide range of riding options for visiting mountain bikers. From the family-friendly River Road to the superb singletracks of the Colorado Trail and the Midland Railroad Grade, there is something for everyone. Buena Vista, Colorado


Home of the Leadville 100, this is it, the race of all races. One hundred miles across the high-altitude, extreme terrain of the Colorado Rockies, this event was created for only the most determined athletes. Leadville, Colorado

Breckenridge, Colorado

Breckenridge, Colorado

Winter Park

Winter Park, Colorado, also known as Mountain Bike Capital USA (TM). You'll find anything within the 600 miles of cross-country trails, plus two downhill bike parks. From "mellow rides, heart-thumping epic singletrack adventures to gravity-fed adrenaline," Winter Park has something for everyone. Winter Park, Colorado

Boulder, Colorado

Features Betasso Preserve

Boulder, Colorado


Features Hall and Heil Ranch

Lyons has an abundance of mountain bike trails that people from across Colorado come to enjoy. Some of the highlights are Hall and Heil Ranch, Wapiti Trail and Picture Rock. Lyons, Colorado

Fort Collins, Colorado

Whether you live in the area, or plan on visiting for a bit, Fort Collins and Loveland have a lot to offer a mountain biker in terms of ample trail systems, great weather, a vibrant local scene, and great grassroots racing. There are 4 major trail systems offering well over 100 miles of riding within hour or less of downtown Fort Collins. Fort Collins, Colorado

Loveland, Colorado

Loveland, Colorado

Rustic, Colorado

Rustic, Colorado

Copper Mountain

Copper Mountain's central location and endless riding options naturally put Copper at the center of Colorado's biking scene. Hundreds of miles of road biking terrain - much of it on the state's most scenic mountain by-ways and paved bike paths - are accessible from the resort. Copper Mountain

Keystone, Colorado

Keystone, Colorado