Here’s Why Steamboat Springs, CO is Bike City USA

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A hotbed for outdoor recreation, the state of Colorado has it all: Rivers, mountains, ski slopes, paths, and thousands of miles of bike trails that weave throughout the state. In fact, one city in Colorado has so many options for cyclists that it has been crowned Bike City USA. Located about miles from Denver, Steamboat Springs has options for riders of all types and levels. From cross-country excursions to a simple joyride along a river, Steamboat Springs is the premiere spot for cycling. Here are just a few of the riding options you’ll find at this popular biking destination:

Cross Country
Steamboat Springs is home to hundreds of miles of single track cross country trails “across just about every terrain imaginable.” Enjoy a technical ride up Emerald Mountain and take in the scenic views or follow the trails throughout the Yampa Valley which run along creeks and across meadows.

The Steamboat Bike Park “features over 50 miles of downhill and free ride bike terrain” for riders of all ability levels. The trails are littered with dirt jumps and rock drops and wooden features to create a fun and enjoyable ride.

Jump Park
The Bear River Bike Park, recipient of a coveted Bell Built grant, boasts dirt features for beginning, intermediate, and advanced riders.

Those looking to take a bit of a joyride should check out the Yampa River Core Trail which features a 7.5-mile paved multi-use trail that runs through Steamboat Springs and along the Yampa River.

Snow Biking
Participants in this rapidly growing sport can hit the Nordic ski trails at Lake Catamount and Howelsen Hill for the first time this winter season.

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