Boulder Mountain Bike Vacation

Boulder, nestled among the Colorado Front Range is your launching point to awesome Colorado mountain biking destinations. If you are coming from sea level, spend at least a day in Boulder or along the Colorado Front Range before tackling Colorado’s high elevation bike parks and backcountry trails (Thank us for the advice later).

After arrival, pick up your rental or demo bike from Sports Garage for high end mountain bikes, University Bicycles for hybrid bikes and hardtails or Rapha Boulder for gravel and road bikes. Need a reliable 4WD vehicle and bike rack? Check out our Toyota 4Runner on Turo.

Mountain Bikers, we recommend you take a couple laps at Valmont Bike Park or at Betasso Preserve to get a feel for your demo bike before tackling more challenging trails in the area. After that quick rip, get settled in your lodging, grab some food and drink and get ready for the days ahead.

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A rider drops into the Large line at Valmont Bike Park in Boulder, CO

Boulder is a great launching off point to incredible destinations to the west like Keystone, Winter Park’s Trestle Bike Park, Breckenridge, Vail Bike Park or head southwest to Salida, Monarch Crest and Crested Butte. Its the convenient location, natural beauty, top notch food and countless craft breweries and distilleries that make the Boulder worthy of being a stop on your Mountain Bike Vacation.

Come explore each section to learn about the best trails, lodging, rentals, and restaurants to explore during your mountain bike vacation in Boulder.

45 Minutes from Denver International Airport
Home to Valmont Bike Park
Demo and Rental Bikes Readily Available
Food, Craft Beer and Spirits. Everywhere.
Convenient launch off point to awesome Colorado Destinations

Boulder Mountain Bike Vacation


Walker Ranch, Boulder, CO

Type: Open Space Multi Use Trail
Location: Boulder, CO

A Colorado Front Range favorite, Walker Ranch sits above Boulder, CO and offers incredible singletrack and amazing scenery just outside of town. Mandatory hike a bike on this one but well worth... Read More ›

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Valmont Bike Park, Boulder, CO

Type: Bike Park
Location: Boulder, CO

Nate Hills and the boys showcase Valmont Bike Park in Boulder, CO. This is a great place to get acclimated to the elevation and a super fun place to work on your skills before getting high... Read More ›

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Food & Drinks

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Golden Bike Shop

Type: Bike Shop
Location: Golden, CO
Address: 722 Washington Avenue, Golden, CO 80401
Contact: 303-278-6545

Friendly shop in Golden, CO within riding distance from the same trails that Yeti uses for its famous lunch time rides. One of the biggest shops on the Colorado Front Range, The Golden Bike Shop... Read More ›

Review five star rating


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Tours & Guides

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