Mountain Bike Trails
See our Bike Guide for additional trails in and around the Steamboat area or visit the City of Steamboat's interactive trail map for a more comprehensive list of biking trails.
Please inquire about bike trail status with the Forest Service (970) 870-2299 or the Steamboat Springs Visitor Center, (970) 879-0880.
Steamboat, also known as Bike Town USA, offers a variety of mountain biking and dirt bike trails for all levels.
New Bike Trails in Steamboat Springs
Mountain biking in Steamboat Springs keeps getting better and better. Check out all the new trails being built around the Yampa Valley.
Downhill Mountain Biking at Steamboat Bike Park
In the summer, visitors to Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp can trade in their skis for mountain bikes. The mountain boasts a variety of cross-country and downhill biking trails. For more information, please call (970) 871-5444 or visit the link below.
Favorite Mountain Bike Trails in Steamboat FAQ
Where can I bike in Steamboat Springs?
Diversity is the name of the game in Steamboat Springs, with mountain biking for all abilities and riding preferences. With a variety of two-wheeled adventures up for grabs, how will you bike the 'Boat? Hop on the family friendly Yampa River Core Trail for a laid-back cruise along the river, explore the scenic cross-country singletrack, or hit the Steamboat Bike Park and downhill trails on beautiful Mount Werner. The many smooth country roads around Steamboat offer endless rides through the Yampa Valley.
Are there bike shops in Steamboat Springs?
Is there a bike park in Steamboat Springs?
Where can I rent a bike in Steamboat Springs?
There are a few shops around town that can get you outfitted for biking around Steamboat Springs, including bike rentals. Christy’s Sports has brick-and-mortar shops at Village Center and Central Park. You can also pick from a wide selection of rides at local shops like Steamboat Ski & Bike Kare, Pedego Steamboat, Steamboat Bike Shop and Ski Haus International.
Can I get my bike fixed in Steamboat Springs?
Why is Steamboat Springs called Bike Town USA?
Can you ride the Yampa River Core Trail?
The Yampa River Core Trail is a 7.5-mile paved multi-use trail that runs through the heart of Steamboat Springs and along the Yampa River. The Core Trail ties all aspects of Steamboat together: it’s a straight shot from one side of town to the other, but more importantly, it brings people of all ages onto one path to enjoy the outdoors.
Are there new bike trails in Steamboat Springs?
Since 2013, new bike trails have been built all over Steamboat Springs and surrounding areas, thanks to a tax-funded lodging program. Tremendous progress has been made by the U.S. Forest Service and trail-building crews on the exciting new trail network in the Buffalo Pass and Emerald Mountain area. Emerald Mountain trails are a quick ride from downtown and feature a variety of difficulty levels. Buffalo Pass trails can be accessed from Dry Lake Campground off County Road 38 and can be connected to create big loops and can even funnel you all the way to town.
Does Steamboat Springs have downhill and freeride bike terrain?
The Steamboat Bike Park has more than over 50 miles of downhill and freeride bike terrain for all ability levels, offering a new high intensity biking environment to Steamboat Springs. Trails feature everything from dirt jumps and rock drops to wooden features and dirt berms. There’s something for all levels and abilities. Everything is easily accessible.
Does Steamboat Springs have cross-country and singletrack biking?
With hundreds of miles of singletrack across just about every type of terrain imaginable, Steamboat Springs is a cross-country mountain biker’s paradise. Rising above downtown Steamboat is the easily accessible and infinitely exciting Emerald Mountain. The trails system on Emerald Mountain offers easy routes, moderate-rated trails, and a few trips that are for experts only. The trailhead starts behind the horse stables near the rodeo grounds. Park at the horse stables behind the rodeo grounds or at Olympian Hall.
Where are the best spots for cruising in Steamboat?
Is there good road biking in Steamboat?
Are there gravel roads for biking near Steamboat?
Can I jump my bike at Bear River Bike Park?
The Bear River Bike Park garnered international acclaim in 2013 when it earned the coveted Bell Built grant to complete its jump lines. The park now boasts beginner, intermediate and advanced dirt features and a fun, family-friendly atmosphere.