Fruita Mountain Biking

With trails like Zippity Do Da and Western Rim, Fruita earns its name as one of the best mountain biking destinations in the country. Fruita has a little something for everyone. 18 Road Trails offers 40 miles of smooth riding for beginners looking to enjoy the scenery, while the Kokopelli trails offer intermediate and expert riders the opportunity to ride exhilarating singletracks with steep descents.

Experienced riders can demo the newest bikes at the local bike shops, or join a multi-day hut trip to experience the best trails that Fruita has to offer. Those planning a trip should also look into the schedule of Fruita’s Fat Tire mountain biking festival for live music and the chance to meet other riders from across the country.

As if the mountain biking weren’t enough, Fruita’s bars and restaurants offer great food and beers with a friendly local atmosphere.

Hundreds of miles of singletrack
Variety of demo and bike rental options
Home to 18 Road camping
Home to the Fat Tire Festival

Fruita Mountain Biking

  • Comfort Inn

    Type: Lodging
    Location: Fruita, CO
    Address: 400 Jurassic Ave, Fruita, CO 81521
    Contact: (970) 858-1333

    Located right off of I-70, this pet-friendly hotel is another great alternative for those looking to avoid camping out in Fruita. Free breakfasts and indoor heated pools are just a few of the... Read More ›

    Review three star rating
  • Dragon Treasure

    Type: Chinese Food
    Location: Fruita, CO
    Address: 576 Kokopelli Dr Unit A, Fruita, CO 81521
    Contact: (970) 858-8655

    Locals rave about this local Chinese restaurant for their delicious food and fast service. Chicken curry, orange chicken, dumplings and crispy duck are a just a few of the local... Read More ›

    Review four star rating
  • Camilla’s Kaffe

    Type: Breakfast
    Location: Fruita, CO
    Address: 206 E Aspen Ave, Fruita, CO 81521
    Contact: (970) 858-7950

    A local favorite best known for its coffee selection and delicious breakfast menu. Generous portions at a reasonable price. The Cowboy Skillet is must-have if you do swing... Read More ›

    Review five star rating
  • Suds Brothers Brewing

    Type: Brewery
    Location: Fruita, CO
    Address: 127 E Aspen Ave, Fruita, CO 81521
    Contact: (970) 858-9400

    A solid brewery with live music and sports. Overall good atmosphere matched with a good beer... Read More ›

    Review four star rating
  • Kannah Creek Brewing Company West

    Type: Brewery
    Location: Fruita, CO
    Address: 456 Kokopelli Dr, Fruita, CO 81521
    Contact: (970) 639-8296

    A family-friendly brewery with good beers and fast and friendly service. We recommend trying the Monument burger if you stop by for a... Read More ›

    Review four star rating
  • Back Country Biker

    Type: Full Service Bike Shop
    Location: Fruita, CO
    Address: 150 S Park Square, Fruita, CO 81521
    Contact: (970) 858-3917

    Known for their friendly staff and quality bike rentals, Back Country Biker is another great choice for mountain bike rentals in Fruita. Their staff are all avid riders, and can steer you in the... Read More ›

    Review five star rating
  • Rabbit Valley Campground

    Type: Campground

    A great free campground that is close to Fruita’s best trails. Rabbit Valley offers desert camping with no water or services. Bring your own firewood if you plan on camping... Read More ›

    Review four star rating
  • Fruita Campground

    Type: Campground

    Open year-round, the Fruita Campground lies adjacent to the Fremont River. Each site has a picnic table and fire pit, but no running water or sewage. Fruita Campground is first come, first serve,... Read More ›

    Review three star rating
  • Cowboy Mercantile

    Type: Consignment Shop
    Location: Fruita, CO
    Address: 316 Hwy 6 & 50, Fruita, CO 81521
    Contact: (970) 858-8950

    The Western consignment store for the cowboy in all of us. Located right off the highway, this shop is definitely worth exploring if you find yourself with some downtime in... Read More ›

    Review four star rating
  • Enstrom Candies

    Type: Candy Store
    Location: Fruita, CO
    Address: 401 Kokopelli Drive - Suite 2, Fruita, CO 81521
    Contact: (970) 858-4518

    A premium, family-owned candy store for any riders with a sweet tooth. Known for their toffee, incredible customer service, and generous free samples, this shop is well worth a... Read More ›

    Review four star rating
  • Zippity Do Da

    Type: Advanced
    Location: Fruita, CO

    A must-ride for any experts visiting Fruita. Zippity Do Da consists of a mild climb followed by a steep, yet smooth descent. Lean back and don’t lock your brakes on this extreme descent for the... Read More ›

    Review five star rating
  • PBR

    Type: Intermediate
    Location: Fruita, CO

    A great downhill trail that is very easily accessible from the 18 Road Campground. Nonstop banked turns make PBR a great place for intermediate riders to work on their technical skills while also... Read More ›

    Review four star rating
  • Joe's Ridge

    Type: Intermediate
    Location: Fruita, CO

    A short trail that starts out as a gentle climb, followed by a much steeper descent. Great views and plenty of shade make this one of our favorite trails in the... Read More ›

    Review four star rating
  • Western Rim

    Type: Intermediate
    Location: Fruita, CO

    The steep descent and incredible scenery make this one of the most amazing trails that Fruita has to offer. The trail can be accessed by riding the Rabbit Valley #2 trail and staying left as the... Read More ›

    Review three star rating
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