Up here, biking is a culture. Up here, we bike for fun, we bike to work, we bike to exercise, and we bike to experience the beauty of Steamboat Springs. Steamboat truly embraces its moniker, Bike Town USA and it's time to get up here and be a part of it.

Diversity is the name of the game in Steamboat Springs, with something for all levels and all riding preferences. Hop on the family-friendly Yampa River Core Trail for a relaxing cruise along the river, explore our scenic cross country singletrack, or hit the Steamboat Bike Park and downhill trails on Mount Werner. The smooth country roads offer endless rides through the Yampa Valley. With a variety of two-wheeled adventures up for grabs, how will you bike the 'Boat?

Bike Town USA Rabbit Ears and Singletrack

Bike Town USA

Check out more information on biking in Steamboat below or visit Bike Town USA for details on trails and initiatives.

Gold Level Bicycle Friendly Community

Biking in Steamboat is a lifestyle and a community-wide culture. The American League of Bicyclists agreed, naming Steamboat Springs one of 18 cities nationwide to earn a gold level Bicycle Friendly Community designation in 2013.

Biking Resources

Bike Shops, Rentals & Tours
Bike Trails in Steamboat
Biking Events Calendar
3 Day Biking Itinerary
Steamboat Bike Park
Yampa River Core Trail
Locals' Favorite Bike Trails

View the virtual bike guide below, or view our biking YouTube playlist for a quick visual taste of Bike Town USA.

Bicycle Friendly Community Gold
Bike Guide 2018

Cross County

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, filled with technical, rewarding rides topped off with scenic views. Trails throughout the Yampa Valley wind along babbling creeks, across meadows of wildflowers and take you to the top of the Continental Divide. View All Trails

Biking Singletrack


The Steamboat Bike Park features over 50 miles of downhill and freeride bike terrain for all ability levels, offering a new high intensity biking environment to Steamboat. Trails feature everything from dirt jumps and rock drops to wooden features and dirt berms, all accessible from an enjoyable ride up the gondola.

The Bike Park offers lessons as well as bike and gear rentals so novice to expert can experience the downhill fun. View More on Steamboat Bike Park

Biking Steamboat Bike Park

Road Biking

Having previously hosted the USA Pro Cycling Challenge in both 2013 and 2015, Steamboat Springs offers an unlimited amount of loops and rides for road bikers. Whether you're looking to test your lungs with a spin up Rabbit Ears Pass on US40, or looking for a scenic stroll along County Road 14 out to Lake Catamount, Steamboat has something for everyone. View Road Biking Rides

 Road Biking

Jump Park

The Bear River Bike Park garnered international attention in 2013 when it earned, via a national voting process, 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.

 Biking Jump Park


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 Yampa River Botanic Park, Howelsen Ice Arena, horseback rides, tube rentals, the Bud Werner Memorial Library, restaurants, art galleries and downtown shops are all easily accessible from the Core Trail. View More on the Core Trail

Biking Core Trail

Snow Biking

During the winter, Lake Catamount, Howelsen Hill and many other areas allow snow bikes on their trails. Snow biking is a rapidly growing sport where bikes with larger and fatter tires are used to enjoy the snowy trails.

Riders can also rent fat tire bikes at the Lake Catamount Touring Center.

A limited number of trails have been approved for winter grooming and fat bike riding on Emerald Mountain.

Find more fat biking trails and details at Routt County Riders website at the link below.

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