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Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail

Glenwood Springs, CO
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Bike rental from Sunlight Ski and Bike Shop

Our family of three rented bikes from Sunlight Ski and Bike on 8th street and took their shuttle up... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
awesome views

best bike trail ever!! easy, gentle rolling hills, nothing too strenuous. awesome views and right... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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This bike trail winds through a canyon and offers scenic vistas of the Colorado River.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“easy ride” (17 reviews)
“the river” (113 reviews)
Glenwood Springs, CO
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Reviewed yesterday

Our family of three rented bikes from Sunlight Ski and Bike on 8th street and took their shuttle up into Glenwood Canyon where we biked the 13 miles through the canyon and back into town. This turned out to be one of the highlights of...More

Thank Jeanne67_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

best bike trail ever!! easy, gentle rolling hills, nothing too strenuous. awesome views and right beside the river. nice places to stop and rest and take in the views of the canyon.

Thank dlynette
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The 16 mile bike ride is full of amazing scenery, views of white water rafters, and access to the river to cool off. This ride is NOT all downhill, so don't fool yourself that you will coast the whole way into town. :-) It was...More

Thank Soccermom1970
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The driver for the shuttle was helpful and gave some advice on where to eat and what other sites to see. The ride itself was great, but I would be hesitant if you had smaller kids who might be wobbly on a bike. There are...More

Thank Susan T
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We love this trail. It has hills, and you can ride for quite a while. We usually go about 5 miles out from the Vapor Caves in Glenwood and then rest at a rest stop and then head back. This trip we were blessed with...More

Thank Colorado5689
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

This trail is quite amazing as we were bussed up the canyon for a smooth downhill ride into Glenwood Springs. If you enjoy biking and think 16 miles is too long...you can pretty much not pedal most of it.

Thank Ronald S
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This fabulous trail was created when it was decided that I-70 through Glenwood Canyon could only be constructed with the strictest ecologic standards. It was only allowed if the beautiful Colorado River was not harmed and the many tributaries also could not be harmed. This...More

Thank davidlI5106MM
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This is a beautiful bike run. You are along the river and other amazing scenery! The bike rental shops are super friendly and accommodating! The whole town of Glenwood Springs is an example of amazing customer service.

5  Thank Chris K
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I grew up in Colorado and took many trips on I-70 through Glenwood Canyon. The highway meandered next to the Colorado River. The new highway is a spectacular engineering achievement, but I miss being close to the water. So, on a recent trip, we brought...More

3  Thank COLOHUT
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This a great bike trail. It goes right from downtown Glenwood Springs into scenic Glenwood Canyon. If you're lucky, you may get to see some big horn sheep up close as they tend to gather near the trail.

2  Thank DJFood32
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31 May 2017|
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
Cyndy O
4 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
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!