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Golden - Lookout Mountain

Classic ride that starts near to doors of the Coors Brewing Company and ends in the clouds. The climb is not long, only 1627ft of elevation gain but it does that in a little over 12 miles. Views of Denver can be seen from the ascent and you might even spot some wildlife too. The course is also home of the very popular annual Lookout Mountain Bike race so if you think you are fast then join in.

Difficulty: Moderate

Deer Creek Canyon a Denver Classic!

Deer Creek Canyon route is a classic bike route for many Denver cyclists and some might argue that it is Denver's top athletic bike route. Rider and author, Katie Macarelli takes you on an extent route on this Deer Creek Canyon early ride. Must ride for anyone in the Denver area

Read more on Deer Creek Canyon Bike Route

Difficulty: Moderate

Red Rocks Park Loop

This is one of the best longer rides in the greater metro area. Using mostly streets or as much as 75 percent trails, it takes in Washington Park and the Bear Creek system to launch you west to Red Rocks Park, one of the great destinations in the area.
Details on Red Rocks Park Loop

Kerr Gulch Loop

Details on Kerr Gulch - Red Rocks Loop

Denver Mountain Bike Rides

Bear Creek Lake State Park
Great rolling wide open mountain bike single track. This site has been a host to the famous Front Range 50 Mountain Bike Endurance Race

Bear Creek Lake Park website

Cherry Creek Bike Path
Stretching from downtown Denver east to Cherry Creek Reservoir, the Cherry Creek Bike Trail meanders along Cherry Creek for about 15 miles. This is a very popular urban trail for biking, strolling, jogging, rollerblading, and walking dogs. The paved path winds its way through several of Denver's neighborhoods including from LoDo to Cherry Creek.