The Best Bike Trails Near Boulder

Our scenic state is home to some of the best terrain and panoramic mountain views in the country. Whether you enjoy adrenaline-pumping, downhill mountain bike trails or charming, scenic rides to Sunday morning brunch, the Front Range has a bike trail for everyone. Here are a few of our favorite bike trails near Habitat Apartments for rent.

Mountain Bike Trails

From fast, flowy rides to technical, steep climbs, the Front Range terrain has it all. Connect with nature while having fun on these mountain bike trails.

Hall Ranch, Lyons

Just a short drive from Boulder, the charming town of Lyons is home to unique rock formations, steep canyons, and some of the best mountain bike trails around. Hall Ranch offers three beginner trails, five intermediate trails, and one difficult trail so riders of all levels can enjoy its plethora of engaging single tracks.

Betasso Preserve, Boulder

For beginner to intermediate mountain bikers, Betasso Preserve is a playground of easy to moderate trails, welcoming riders of all skill levels. Scenic views of Boulder’s Foothills and open, rolling plains make this a great place to bust out your mountain bike and enjoy a lively ride. Betasso Preserve offers five trails for mountain bikers that vary in distance and difficulty. This popular destination has specific rules for biking, horse-back riding, and hiking in order to keep the trail system safe and accessible for all. Check out its website for periodic updates.

Apex, Golden

For the more advanced riders, Apex offers steep, rigorous terrain that will definitely give mountain bikers a ride to remember. This mid-altitude ride is great for out-of-town mountain bikers that want to test their skills on Colorado terrain. Apex is just one of many fantastic bike trails throughout Golden’s spectacular terrain, but certainly offers riders the chance to experience our great state.

City Bike Paths

Boulder and its surrounding cities are connected by numerous gravel and paved bike trails. Residents and visitors can utilize these to commute to work, bike to dinner, or just go for an afternoon weekend ride straight from the house.

LoBo Trail

This 12-mile trail system connects our vibrant city with bustling Longmont, just a stone’s throw away. Its wide gravel trail leads riders through Gunbarrel and Niwot, through farmland, and offers unobstructed views of Longs Peak and the Rocky Mountains. Utilize the trail to run errands on two wheels or take the family on an easy, beautiful ride.

Boulder Creek Path

Spanning around six miles from east Boulder to the intersection of Boulder Canyon and Fourmile Canyon, this scenic bike path gives city-dwellers and tourists more than a taste of Boulder’s natural beauty. Stretching through the heart of the city, the Boulder Creek bike path runs alongside the rushing Boulder Creek and weaves through stunning, native trees. Pack a picnic and spend an afternoon with family and friends dining in Eben G. Fine Park.

Habitat Apartments in Boulder, Colorado offers residents quick, convenient access to both dynamic mountain bike trails and calm, city bike paths. If you seek spacious apartments for rent in Boulder that offer both tranquility and direct city access, contact us to set up a showing.

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