If you’re looking for adventure on your next getaway to Estes Park, mountain biking could be the perfect activity for you. There are few destinations in the U.S. with as many excellent mountain biking trails as Estes Park; the area’s mountainous terrain and beautiful scenery combine to make it an exceptional stop for mountain biking.
The Best Mountain Biking Trails in Estes Park
With so many excellent mountain biking trails in the Estes Park area, it can be difficult determining which routes to ride. Estes Park Condos is happy to help point you in the right direction; we have some recommendations on the best mountain biking trails in the area to get you started.
Hermit Park is home to not one but two of Estes Park’s finest mountain biking trails: Limber Pine and Moose Meadows. Combined, these trails make up 14 miles of out and back mountain biking excellence. These trails are perfect for riders of all skill levels; they are both blue trails, giving them a moderate difficulty rating. On these pleasant trails, keep an eye out for wildlife, as deer and elk are commonly spotted, especially in the summertime.
Glacier Creek Trail
Located right past the stables at the YMCA of the Rockies, Glacier Creek Trail is a mile-long, well-signed trail that follows Glacier Creek to the Wind River. Along the way, riders weave around rocks and trees. It’s a short and sweet ride that’s conveniently located. One thing that makes Glacier Creek Trail standout is its signage; it is exceptionally well-signed, so if you’re out biking alone and unfamiliar with the area, you don’t have to worry about getting lost.
Lion Gulch Trail
If you’re looking for a challenge, head to Lion Gulch Trail. This trail is rugged and tough and should only be attempted by experienced riders. The ascents and descents here can be a lot of work. However, don’t let the difficulty scare you off because Lion Gulch Trail is a fun ride featuring twists and turns, creek crossings, and breathtaking scenery. Lion Gulch Trail is one trail you won’t soon forget.
Rest Up for Your Next Adventure at an Estes Park Condo Rental
After experiencing the best mountain biking trails that Estes Park has to offer, come back and unwind at one of Estes Park Condo’s rentals. We have vacation rentals perfect for every type of trip to Estes Park. You’ll enjoy riverfront views, fully equipped kitchens, gas fireplaces, private decks, and more fabulous amenities during your stay with us. Please check availability online or call us at 970-577-0068 to start planning your next adventure to Estes Park.