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It doesn't get any better in the Rockies than this.

This trail offers something for everyone. Whether it's a 5 minute stroll or 80 mile round-trip bike ride, you don't want to miss this trail if you have any interest in the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Boulder, Colorado
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Boulder, Colorado
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106 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This trail offers something for everyone. Whether it's a 5 minute stroll or 80 mile round-trip bike ride, you don't want to miss this trail if you have any interest in the outdoors. The Roaring Fork Valley is a spectacular Colorado outdoor asset.

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Andover
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

We walked around 3 miles its up to you as you can take a short stroll along the river side very scenic, and flat to walk or to bike path is flat ,or you can go all the way 40 miles.

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Basalt, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

It's not difficult so many levels of bicyclists can enjoy it. Beautiful, diverse landscapes and views along the river and past farms and Golf Courses as well.

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Aspen, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

This mostly paved "trail" the former railroad track bed, goes from Aspen to Glenwood Springs, a distance of 40 miles...one can ride bike to GWS and put bike on bus and drive back uphill to Aspen, in Spring, Summer and Fall

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houston
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46 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

we rented bikes at Aspen Sports and rode this easy relaxing trail, there is a stream you ride alongside which is so lovely, then you come upon a canyon like area with a wall of waterfall, of course with fall leaves the whole scenery was just amazing. stopped along the way and looked at some people scaling the side of... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

easy to walk and not too difficult. Beautiful to be in the woods and a great loop back into town. Start at the John Denver memorial and then head out on this trail and loop back into the center of town for a relaxing morning.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

This is lovely trail with diverse scenery. We biked from Apsen to Basalt which was mainly downhill and a beautiful ride. We had planned to stop at Woody Creek but it was so much fun we decided to keep going. We had a cab meet us in Basalt and had them drive us back to Aspen. Highly recommend as a... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

A great ride on mostly paved trails! Spectacular country, you are going up an old railroad grade, so not hard to do! Colorado has the best views, you will enjoy every minute!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

We took off from Aspen and went down river about 14 miles. On the way back we stopped at Woody Creek tavern and had lunch. Neither my wife or I are great bike riders, but we kept riding back up to Aspen I had heard you could pick up the bus in different places, but because this is a railroad... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Great to do a portion just into town or a longer walk. Easy walking on a great path with lovely scenery and views of some amazing homes. Highly recommended!

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