Biking in Telluride

Opportunities for biking adventures are second to none here in Telluride. Once all the snow melts. dozens of trails for all riding levels can be accessed in both Telluride and Mountain Village. The gondola cabins all have bike racks to easily load your ride and cruise up to San Sophia Station. From there, you can ride down either side.

For advanced terrain, don’t miss the Mountain Village Bike Park. You’ll encounter berms, drops, jumps, rock gardens and huge fall lines so a helmet and body gear is highly encouraged. An important note to remember is that all riders must sign a waiver before entering the Park.
If road biking is your thing, Telluride and the surrounding region offers challenging rides including mountain passes and elevation gain. One of the most popular routes is between Telluride and the small town of Rico, where you’ll crest on Lizard Head Pass. If you’re interested in renting a road bike during your stay, Box Canyon Bicycles has a great selection of high-quality bikes.

Winter or summer, fat biking is one of Telluride’s newest (and most fun!) outdoor adventures. These heavy duty bikes have extra large tires, hence the name, which allow riders to explore snowy terrain that otherwise would be impossible to ride. Local outfitter Bootdoctors leads fat bike tours all year but we highly recommend the fat bike and brewery tour - you’ll end up at Telluride Brewing Company and enjoy a well-deserved craft beer.