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Address: Glenwood Springs, CO
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Activities: Biking
Description: This bike trail winds through a canyon and offers scenic vistas of the...
This bike trail winds through a canyon and offers scenic vistas of the Colorado River.
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Wonderful bike trail!!! Great for all ages. We enjoyed a great picnic by the trail. Lots of beauty. Would suggest this for everyone in the family.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
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Longmont, Colorado
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Colorado
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Fairly flat bike ride in scenic Glenwood Canyon along I-70 in Colorado. Concrete path with restroom stops. Fun to ride in the spring/early summer when the river is high. Love the area by Hanging Lake where the interstate is in a tunnel.

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Longmont, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Wonderful bike trail!!! Great for all ages. We enjoyed a great picnic by the trail. Lots of beauty. Would suggest this for everyone in the family.

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Colorado
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87 reviews 87 reviews
26 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I always prefer to get out and get going on the Bike Path as soon as possible in the morning to avoid traffic on the path, itself. It's beautiful any time of day or night all four seasons but, springtime is especially lovely. Enjoy it!

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Harrison Hot Springs, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We pulled in on April 21 and had to pay high season rates of $50+ to camp. Fine except no garbage cans, no open restroom anywhere nearby, no service.

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Salida, Colorado, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

Enjoy the river as you bike on this easy, paved trail. It follows the route of the old highway and there are lovely places to stop and a joy a swim or picnic. Also fun to geocache as you go.

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Centennial, Colorado
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49 reviews 49 reviews
8 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This is a great trail for walking or biking. It follows the river and is relatively flat. Great view of the Canyon and river. You'll see deer and big horn sheep as well as some great birding along the way.

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Templeton, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This bike trail was a real gem for our family. All of us bike at differing levels, yet we could all ride out and back on the bike path and enjoy the views of the river. It was easy to find and use. Our family recommends this bike path!

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Glenwood Springs, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A scenic ride along the Colorado river, well paved path and you have an option to stop at many scenic spots along the way, such as Grizzley creek and Hanging lake. Its a must for beauty of the Glenwood canyon with the steep walls of rocks to view and the river.

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Manhattan Beach, California
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147 reviews 147 reviews
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This is a great trail for sights. Not particularly challenging, except for altitude, since it follows the river. Some ambient noise from the freeway and occasional train. Glenwood Canyon is spectacular and the engineering of the interstate is amazing, if you like that sort of thing. Rarely crowded and people are mostly polite.

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Glenwood Springs, Colorado
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We love to ride this bike trail in the spring summer and fall, it's always beautiful and very well maintained. The only drawback is the I-70 traffic.

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