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Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail

Glenwood Springs, CO
+1 970-945-9425
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Great ride

The canyon offers beautiful views as it winds along the Colorado River. Rest areas provide restroom... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Glenwood Springs, Colorado
via mobile
Gorgeous views - but under the interstate highway

We walked for hours on this beautiful paved trail. Not many bikers around- and we loved the views... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
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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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Glenwood Springs, CO
+1 970-945-9425

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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

The canyon offers beautiful views as it winds along the Colorado River. Rest areas provide restroom and picnic tables. Excellent walking or biking with multiple launch points.

Thank Glenwood-Native
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We walked for hours on this beautiful paved trail. Not many bikers around- and we loved the views of the river and the canyon- the Amtrack train in fact runs parallel to the canyon walls and the river- the passengers must have drop-dead views! The...More

Thank Antigoniesq
Reviewed 3 October 2017

My husband and I rode the entire trail on a beautiful September day. Spectacular views, easy riding, friendly people along the trail. The roar of the interstate was drowned out most of the time by the roar of the Colorado River. Hope to do this...More

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 14 September 2017

The trail, either walking or by bike is spectacular. High canyon walls and the roar of the Colorado combine to create a magical journey.

Thank eat143
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

I have bikes all over the world, and all over Colorado as well. This is the most scenic bike path I have ever ridden. In all honesty. It's just about the most scenic bike ride I have ever ridden. It is an absolute must do.

Thank spyder1978
Reviewed 8 September 2017

If you don't have your own bikes with you, there are places to rent bikes and most will drive you to the top of the canyon so you just have to ride down hill. The uphill direction is never too steep, so riding both ways...More

Thank onbelay66
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I was part of a cycling tour that rode from Silverthorne to Glenwood Springs over the period of a few days. This trail was ranked best ride ever (except by two folks that had ridden in Germany) by our group of 28. The path is...More

1  Thank Allan A
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We loved doing a bike ride on the Glenwood Canyon trail. We opted for a shuttle service that took us to the Bair Ranch drop off and we rode back into town. Only one big hill and so many great views! We stopped along the...More

Thank cstafford10
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We biked this paved, smooth trail from Glenwood Springs about 8 miles up river in 1.5 hours. We turned around and it took 1 hour to get back. It's a great trail in the bottom of the canyon, next to the road and river.

Thank dave819
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Bike rentals around are pricey, buy or bring your own. Safety first with hydration and cover. Bring your camara. Terrific views. Parking can be challenging, bring patience..

2  Thank 204Glenn
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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
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!