Mountain Biking Denver and Boulder  by Bob D'Antonio

Mountain Biking Denver & Boulder Guide Book

by Bob D'Antonio (Falcon Guides)
Mountain Biking Denver and Boulder  by Bob D'Antonio
Here are 49 of the best rides in the foothills and plains near the metro area, from short rides to epic all-day tours like the Colorado Trail. The rides are clearly described with distances and ratings for physical & technical difficulties, making it easy to select a ride appropriate for your abilities. A route map, an elevation profile, and a mile-by-mile description accompanies each trail write up.

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Trails from the "Mountain Biking Denver & Boulder" Guide Book
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Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 49.

Great beginner to intermediate ride, with excellent views and wonderful, smooth singletrack for most of the ride. From the parking lot cross Buffalo Park Road to Evergreen Mountain Trail. Pedal up thi ...
Evergreen, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 7.6
Awesome singletrack; close to Denver; excellent, steep climbing with great views of Denver and the Front Range. Tread: 0.3 mile on paved roads, 0.5 mile on doubletrack, and 4.6 miles on singletrack. ...
Denver, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5.4
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A beautiful, easy ride along the shoreline of Barr Lake. Great views to the Indian Peaks and Rocky Mountain National Park. In fact, you can see for 100 miles in a north and south direction up and down ...
Brighton, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 9.2
Great singletrack, excellent uphill, and fast and fun downhill make this one of the better rides in the Denver area. Tread: 0.6 miles on doubletrack and 10.7 miles on singletrack.
Evergreen, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 11.3
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Excellent singletrack around Betasso Preserve. This ride is a good, quick workout close to Boulder. Hammerheads can do laps around Betasso to increase mileage. Tread: 2.4 miles on paved road, 2.4 mile ...
Boulder, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 7.4
A great singletrack challenge for advanced riders. Beautiful scenery along Middle Saint Vrain Creek, with occasional views to the Indian Peaks. Tread: 10.0 miles on singletrack and 1.5 miles on forest ...
Boulder, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 11.5
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One of my favorite rides, featuring great climbs, awesome downhill, and well-groomed singletrack. This is just a great all-around ride. The downhill back to Pine Valley Ranch is fast and steep. Watch ...
Denver, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 10.4
Excellent singletrack along South Saint Vrain Creek. Climb to the top of Miller Rock for beautiful views. And all just a short drive from downtown Boulder. Bring your fishing rod. Tread: 4.7 miles on ...
Boulder, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5.9
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A nice ride along a section of Colorado Trail to Chair Rocks and an overlook of the South Platte area. Much of the riding is through a burn area left by the Buffalo Creek fire of 1996. The fire cons ...
Buffalo Creek, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 12.6
Chimney Gulch has seen a fair amount of trail work, and sections of the trail have been relocated. The trail is now a little friendlier for mountain bikers. The climb is still hard and technical and w ...
Golden, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 7
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Singletrack, singletrack, and more singletrack! One of the best rides in the Front Range. Don’t miss this one! Tread: 0.2 mile on doubletrack and 17.3 miles on singletrack.
Buffalo Creek, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 17.5
Another one of those great Buffalo Creek singletrack rides. Bizarre pedaling through recent forest fire burns. Tread: 0.3 miles on doubletrack and 11.4 miles on singletrack.
Buffalo Creek, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 11.7
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Technical singletrack on Dakota Ridge; frequent dips and fast singletrack on Matthews/Winters section. Tread: 0.5 mile on paved road, 1.1 miles on doubletrack, and 4.9 miles on singletrack.
Denver, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6.5
A great workout close to Denver, with spectacular views of Denver and the Hogback Ridges. Tread: 5.1 miles on doubletrack and 2.5 miles on singletrack.
Denver, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 7.6
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This is a great ride near the Devils Backbone hogback just west of Loveland. Excellent singletrack riding through hills filled with mahogany oak, cacti, and yuccas. The upper loop has great views to t ...
Loveland, CO - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6.5
Excellent singletrack for the beginner. This is one of the more popular rides in the Front Range. Try to do this ride during the week when it is less crowded. Tread: 0.6 mile on doubletrack and 4.8 mi ...
Evergreen, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5.4
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Close to Boulder, a good hill climb with great views of the Flatirons and Boulder. Tread: 9.0 miles on paved road.
Boulder, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 9
An excellent workout close to Boulder. Great beginner’s ride with wonderful views of surrounding mountains and plains. Tread: 4.0 miles on singletrack, 2.2 miles on paved roads, and 7.0 miles on dirt ...
Boulder, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 13.2
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Great beginner’s ride with excellent views of the Indian Peaks. Optional links to other local roads for longer rides. Tread: 11.0 miles on wide dirt roads.
Boulder, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 11
Scenic views; challenging technical climbs and descents. This ride is not for the faint of heart. Tread: 5.3 miles on singletrack and 2.9 miles on doubletrack.
Golden, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 8.2
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