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.

Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail

Glenwood Springs, CO
+1 970-945-9425
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Colorado trip

We took the shuttle up the mountain, once at the top road our bikes even further up, then road down... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
dbowe03
,
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Beautiful Ride

Road the Glenwood Canyon bike trail from No Name rest area to end of canyon and back. It was a... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Ed50_13
,
Johnstown, Colorado
Read all 349 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
This bike trail winds through a canyon and offers scenic vistas of the Colorado River.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“glenwood canyon” (68 reviews)
“rest stops” (20 reviews)
“the river” (117 reviews)
LOCATION
Glenwood Springs, CO
CONTACT
Website
+1 970-945-9425

Similar Things to Do in Glenwood Springs

Write a Review
Reviews (349)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

11 - 20 of 345 reviews

Reviewed 18 August 2017

We took the shuttle up the mountain, once at the top road our bikes even further up, then road down the mountain. The view was beautiful and you could go at your own pace.

Thank dbowe03
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Road the Glenwood Canyon bike trail from No Name rest area to end of canyon and back. It was a beautiful day, beautiful weather, and beautiful scenery. Just took our time and enjoyed the day. Were a few other riders but overall it wasn't crowded...More

Thank Ed50_13
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Gorgeous place to view all the natural beauty and rivers! So nice that it is accessible and easy for all levels, yet you can get a great workout jogging or biking as well. Wonderful photo ops!

Thank pattyball54
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We rented bikes from Glenwood Adventure Company. They were very helpful with fitting us to the right bikes. They took us about 16 (20?) miles away and set us off on the bike trail heading back to Glenwood Springs. The trail is paved and 95%...More

1  Thank lotsagoldens
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We started at Bair Ranch rest stop and rode down the canyon towards Glenwood Springs. There are 2 or 3 rest stops along the path. You can stop at Hanging Lake, lock your bikes and hike up to the Hanging Lake. Or, you can ride...More

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 26 July 2017

one of the easier, scenic rides you'll find! Rent a bike or grab your sneakers and head to the Canyon!! You can see rafters, stop at picnic areas if you take provisions and you can refill your water bottle at the rest areas

Thank Kristina M
Reviewed 24 July 2017

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 11 July 2017

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 10 July 2017

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 28 June 2017 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

1  Thank Susan T
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Riviera
192 reviews
7.97 km away
The Pullman
1,158 reviews
7.91 km away
Polanka
317 reviews
7.97 km away
Glenwood Canyon Brewing Company
1,360 reviews
7.86 km away
Nearby Attractions
Hanging Lake Trail
1,844 reviews
5.40 km away
Hanging Lake
481 reviews
5.42 km away
Doc Holliday's Grave
399 reviews
7.93 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
mjgruwell
31 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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
1
Vote
Cyndy O
4 November 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
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
1
Vote
Yad W
24 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Cmax7 | Reviewed this property |
I think so we rented at canyon bikes call them to confirm. They're very professional. Have fun!
0
Votes