We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
More Info
USD 135.00*
and up
Glenwood Springs and Carbondale Bike and Brews Guided Day Tour
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good19%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“woody creek” (27 reviews)
“bike ride” (35 reviews)
Aspen, CO
Write a ReviewReviews (252)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

41 - 50 of 240 reviews

Reviewed 21 August 2016

Two years ago we rode uphill from GWSprings to Carbondale, and glided back downhill to GWSprings. This year we decided to take the shuttle offered by Glenwood Adventures. $39 includes bike rental. They dropped us off in Carbondale, and first we rode gently uphill to...More

Thank 55refman
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We rode the Rio Grande Trail from Carbondale to Basalt. Great ride, good scenery and not too difficult. The trail is very well maintained

Thank Becky C
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Get out of Aspen and see the countryside! We got bikes from the hotel and got on to the Trail (very easy to find). We rode for a few hours, beautifully maintained trail and lovely scenery, of course.

Thank duckleader
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Some of the bike rentals include free shuttle return and some hotels offer free bikes. It's a relatively easy 9 mile ride, mostly downhill, (I was riding a one-speed bike) to Woody Creek Tavern along the Rio Grande Trail. The ride starts off in a...More

Thank nannyj1231
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Easy to access, not very hilly makes for a beautiful and easy trail for a hike- as I understand it goes all the way to Basalt, one can easily choose a distance that makes sense. This is very clearly a very popular bike path and...More

Thank Larry R
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

The trail is a rather easy bike ride. I saw lots of families. You can ride a few or many miles out of Aspen. Just remember that although the incline is gradual, you are riding down from Aspen and up when riding back.

1  Thank Howard C
Reviewed 28 July 2016

A few tips whether you are walking or ride this trip from Aspen. 1. Think about safety - too many people walk without regard for bikers coming by in either directions. 2. Riders should always announce themselves as walker s may veer out into their...More

1  Thank Eugene S
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Walking, running or biking, this trail is fun and easy for the whole family. It takes you along the river in the sun and in the shade.

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 26 July 2016

For the week I was in Aspen, I was on the Rio Grande everyday. I would walk, jog & ride bikes. Clean, friendly, sunlight & beautiful scenery. Just go!!!

Thank Cathy G
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I'm not sure what more you could want if you ride a bike for fun. We've only ridden the Basalt-Aspen portion, so far, but would love to ride more. The part of the trail we rode had an excellent riding surface, was pretty well marked,...More

Thank Mike_in_CO
Nearby HotelsSee all 35 hotels in Aspen
Aspen Meadows Resort
1,007 reviews
.39 km away
Tyrolean Lodge
167 reviews
1.04 km away
The Innsbruck
294 reviews
1.05 km away
Hotel Aspen
522 reviews
1.06 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The White House Tavern
1,134 reviews
1.31 km away
The J Bar at the Hotel Jerome
510 reviews
1.27 km away
Hickory House
705 reviews
.96 km away
Meat & Cheese
309 reviews
1.33 km away
Nearby Attractions
Maroon Bells
2,067 reviews
1.10 km away
The John Denver Sanctuary
528 reviews
1.29 km away
Aspen Brewing Company
137 reviews
1.32 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Carla B
29 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 11 answers
Response from marlosbenedini2015 | Reviewed this property |
Carla, in addion to bike rental stores, Aspen now offers Bike rentals in many points of the town ; those ones you just slide your CC and go. Great bikes, and rates are very affordable. The drop off place does not need to be... More
4 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Coastman3 | Reviewed this property |
We rented our bikes (and subsequently bought them, since we come every year and have a residence interest at the Ritz) from Four Mountain Sports. The rental and subsequent purchase were quite reasonable. (970) 920-2337
Eileen W
14 July 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Aspenfunnygal | Reviewed this property |
It's about 9 miles if you are picking up the trail at the Basalt high school. Might be a little less if you are taking the spur trail from downtown Basalt and picking up the Rio Grande trail (there's a trail junction 1/2... More