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Rio Grande Trail

Aspen, CO
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“woody creek” (25 reviews)
“bike ride” (32 reviews)
Aspen, CO
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Reviewed 21 June 2016

I live in the area and enjoy the trail every day. Be sure to have water and a lunch or go either up or down valley if you are so inclined for lunch all are pretty good here

Thank janery
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We rented bikes and helmets from Aspen Rental and biked the Rio Grande Trail to Woody Creek Tavern. The views were spectacular, and the ride was fairly easy. It was a bit more difficult on the way back, but not impossible. A really great way...More

Thank 730LovedItaly
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Great trail for beginners, either hiking or biking. Flat and long ( 40 miles if you want ), with creeks, great landscaping and excelent paving.

Thank marlosbenedini2015
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Whether you want a short walk through shaded expanse harmonized with bubbling brooks or a long trek/bike from Aspen through Basalt to Glenwood Springs, this is a world class trail you cannot ignore. Benches are selectively placed along the way and delightful surprises pop up...More

Thank redrosesue
Reviewed 12 June 2016

This trail is a paved, Rails To Trails bike path that runs between Glenwood Springs, CO and Aspen, CO. It is paved except for one 2-mile section that is still rideable on a road bike with skinny tires. It is gently uphill in the Glenwood...More

1  Thank Jim B
Reviewed 10 May 2016

My daughter biked on the trail and was very impressed with the scenery. We tried to drive to an area that was next to the river, but to our disappointment never could find it. She really enjoyed the bike ride, though

1  Thank tlcs00
Reviewed 22 February 2016

We decided to hike on a rainy day during our ski trip. This trail spans 42 miles and is well kept. We took it from downtown Aspen to woody creek (8 mi each way) where you will find a "local" tavern. Nothing fancy and kind...More

Thank Kim5164
Reviewed 14 January 2016

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.

Thank LP303
Reviewed 3 November 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.

1  Thank angeladJ2991BM
Reviewed 26 October 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.

1  Thank Vicki J
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Carla B
Is there a place to rent bikes in Aspen that offers a return shuttle from Woody Creek?
28 August 2016|
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Response from marlosbenedini2015 | Reviewed this property |
Carla, in addion to bike rental stores, Aspen now offers Bike rentals in many points of the town ; those ones you just slide your CC and go. Great bikes, and rates are very affordable. The drop off place does not need to be... More
hi, where is a good place to rent bikes to take on the rio grande trail in aspen? thanks anita
3 August 2016|
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Response from Coastman3 | Reviewed this property |
We rented our bikes (and subsequently bought them, since we come every year and have a residence interest at the Ritz) from Four Mountain Sports. The rental and subsequent purchase were quite reasonable. (970) 920-2337
Eileen W
What is the distance between Basalt and Woody Creek on the bike trail?
13 July 2015|
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Response from Aspenfunnygal | Reviewed this property |
It's about 9 miles if you are picking up the trail at the Basalt high school. Might be a little less if you are taking the spur trail from downtown Basalt and picking up the Rio Grande trail (there's a trail junction 1/2... More