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Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail

Glenwood Springs, CO
970-945-9425
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Awesome bike trail

This year we drove to Bair Ranch rest stop and rode down to Glenwood. (Then I rode back to get... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2015
DrPlumber
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DrPlumber
Stunning ride

Picturesque ride along the Colorado River. Really enjoyed the sounds of the river rapids and... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2015
travelafterfifty
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Chicago, Illinois
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This bike trail winds through a canyon and offers scenic vistas of the Colorado River.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“easy ride” (17 reviews)
“rest stops” (19 reviews)
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Glenwood Springs, CO
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970-945-9425

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Reviewed 23 July 2015

This year we drove to Bair Ranch rest stop and rode down to Glenwood. (Then I rode back to get car). For those less inclined to round trip it, check out the bike shops in town. I think all of them offer a low cost...More

Thank DrPlumber
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Picturesque ride along the Colorado River. Really enjoyed the sounds of the river rapids and watching the rafters pass by.

Thank travelafterfifty
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Nice paved trail. We took shuttle 14 miles up and hiked hanging lake trail on the way down. Bike trail had moderate traffic in mid afternoon but little traffic late afternoon early evening. Highway noise.

Thank Myrna B
Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

This is without a doubt the prettiest ride ever. We exited 70 west at exit 133. From there take the frontage road about 3 or 4 miles to its end. There is parking right there for your car. Hop right on and enjoy. You will...More

1  Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Went on a 16 mile bike ride through the canyon along the river. The views were breathtaking! I recommend for anyone. We had ages from 12-58

Thank Karen I
Reviewed 10 July 2015

This is a enjoyable bike ride with much to see. It has some small hills, but nothing to major. Hanging lake is along the way, and is a must see....

Thank Antihero27
Reviewed 5 July 2015

The bike trail through Glenwood Canyon is just awesome, the scenery breathtaking, the Colorado River rushing through the high walled canyon, well, just amazing. an easy trail for all levels of riders, just look out for the hard core, who insist on riding as fast...More

1  Thank foodiefromCO
Reviewed 2 July 2015

We spent the night in Glenwoods Springs and had an 8:30 am bike reservation with Blue Sky Adventures and Canyon Bikes. They were excellent getting our group ready to go with bikes, helmets etc. I would highly recommend everyone using the bags they give you...More

3  Thank MikenGing
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Wonderful for a run, walk or bike the views through this canyon are breathtaking. Refreshing to be along the river.

Thank crsantia1
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

16 miles through the beautiful canyon with plenty of opportunities for incredible views and great pictures. Mostly downhill and just short/long enough for good exercise but won't drain you. Was 90 when we did it but cool breezes off cold river and a good breese...More

Thank JoFlatlander
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mjgruwell
31 May 2017|
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Response from Shufesco | Reviewed this property |
Which direction? East past Hanging Lake Trail yes. It will be predominantly up hill out. Next to a river all the way. You could lock your bikes and do the trail too. South to Aspen is about 80 miles round trip. Probably... More
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Cyndy O
3 November 2016|
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Response from LP303 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on weather. Once snow falls, you don't want to be riding a bike on the trail. Also, as the water rises in the Colorado River, the trail closes, as part of it becomes submerged in the river. Last year, the snow... More
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Yad W
24 August 2016|
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Response from Cmax7 | Reviewed this property |
I think so we rented at canyon bikes call them to confirm. They're very professional. Have fun!
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