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Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail

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Address: Glenwood Springs, CO
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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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Beautiful Paved Trail

Rented bikes in GS and rode to Hanging Lake, which was over crowed and not the hike for us. Loved riding along the Colorado River and seeing the rafters + the wild flowers. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Overland Park, KS
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Overland Park, KS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Rented bikes in GS and rode to Hanging Lake, which was over crowed and not the hike for us. Loved riding along the Colorado River and seeing the rafters + the wild flowers. The ride on I-70 wasn't as much fun but it's only a mile. Enjoy!

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Orinda, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

trail was generally well maintained with a few rough spots. There were nice canyon walls and river views, but the trail was a bit too close to freeway

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We found this place a few years ago. We loved it so much we did it again! Most of it is down hill. Lots of places to stop and site see along the way. There is a hiking trail that is beautiful, but it is very steep. They will give to a lock for the bikes. We stopped to get... More 

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North Oaks, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We rented bikes from Hotel Colorado, and their shuttle dropped us 14 miles up the canyon. We rode for about three hours to get back to town, including many stops along the way. The very last bit involved a short bit on residential roads, but the bulk of the trip was on paved trails along the river. Although we were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I went on this trip about 2 years ago i had the best time was great mostly down hill not a struggle to do great by the river you can stop and site see have your lunch or whatever.

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Norman, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best activities in Glenwood Springs! Gorgeous views with almost the entire trail going downhill. Highly, highly, recommend! You can bike for about 40 minutes, stop and lock your bikes at the Hanging Trail entrance, hike to Hanging Lake, and then continue on the bike trail. We did it all in about 4 hours. I would plan on... More 

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Thornton, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rode from Bair Ranch back to Glenwood Springs. A little over 12 miles. There were a few uphill parts, but mostly flat or downhill. AMAZING views along the CO river.

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Flemington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove the Canyon and rode bikes down the Canyon. Both were great. Yes, the highway noise it a little loud. There are a couple of spots where you are riding down the trail and the traffic heading east is super close to the trail - and your head. That's a little freaky. But only in a few spots. It's... More 

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Vail, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You ride along the Colorado river. it's stunning and a pretty easy ride. A number of places to get water and use the bathroom. There is only one hill to speak of making it a family ride. Take your time, pack a lunch and make a day of it with the kids or ride the out and back from town... More 

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Carrollton, tx
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two adults, two kids, (4 and 8). The little was on a trailer behind my husband. This was a really nice, easy ride. My daughter did bite it hard once or twice, but she had never been on a gear change bike before, so I'm chalking it up to that. It was a rainy day, and still a really nice... More 

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