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Rio Grande Trail

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Address: Aspen, CO
Activities: Hiking, Biking

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Retreat in the middle of the city

A lovely walk or bike ride along the Roaring Fork river...feel like you're in the wilderness even in the middle of the city! Admire the outrageously priced houses among the trees... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Boulder, Colorado
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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

A lovely walk or bike ride along the Roaring Fork river...feel like you're in the wilderness even in the middle of the city! Admire the outrageously priced houses among the trees or just enjoy the peace and quiet.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We could have cruised to Basalt. Biked about 5 miles out. Great look at the nature surrounding Aspen. Canyons, raging rapids of the Roaring Fork, waterfalls. So many things to see, not to mention the solar system info tour at many of the checkpoints along the trail. Want to see more next time.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Read good things about this trail online. I wanted to get some higher elevation training in since Grand Junction is only 4700ft. The trail is very beautiful! I started in the Aspen side so majority of the ride was downhill. Wide open paved trail with numerous cyclists out. The turn around and back to Aspen, was challenging because although you... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We biked the Rio Grande to Woody Creek Tavern tours. The views are spectacular along the river and the ride is unforgettable! We did a morning ride with Blazing Adventrues (ask for Matt). We began our ride at the John Denver Sanctuary and ended in the smal town of Woody Creek at the local coffee shop. Perfect for our family... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Our favorite thing to do on warm-weather trips to Aspen is to rent bikes in Aspen and ride along the Rio Grande Trail to Woody Creek Tavern for lunch. It's a fairly flat ride (though a tiny bit uphill after lunch), but it's a wonderful ride for all ages and beautiful. Makes a very nice, memorable day!

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Aspen, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Nice bike ride down to glenwood except for one section not paved. If you have a nice road bike you need to be careful. Easy to catch a RFTA bus back to Aspen all buses have bike racks too.

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Chesterfield, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We rented bikes from a shop right off the trail. The ride from Aspen to Woody Creek is a fun easy ride with great views. The path is used by bikers, hikers, and joggers. The ride back from Woody Creek is a more challenging uphill ride.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I went for a run on my own early and felt completely safe. The views were stunning and the run is along a stream which was beautiful. It was very peaceful, flat (!) and a wonderful way to start my day.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The Roaring Fork trail is a great trail for walking, regardless of the time of year. Even if there's snow, there's usually enough traffic that it's packed down. It's scenic along the river and there's a parking lot just outside of downtown Aspen. It's not the most exciting hiking trail, but a great spot for a short walk if you're... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Wide path and well marked is follows the river through Aspen and can be as short or as long as you want.

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Address: Address: Aspen, CO
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aspen

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