Mountain Biking in Durango, CO
About Durango Mountain Biking
RootsRated explores the best mountain biking trails in Durango. From quick rides to all-day epics, let our experts help you find the perfect trails. Our destinations are chosen by outdoors experts who live and play in Durango, so you’re sure to find the top adventures and maybe even a few local secrets!
Though it is the last segment of the extended trail, the Junction Creek trailhead of the Colorado Trail isn’t reserved for through-hikers. It is a popular destination for all looking to enjoy a hike, bike, or run.
An iconic climb to those who frequent the Horse Gulch trails and a right of passage for kids growing up on bikes, the Telegraph climb is just steep enough and just technical enough to make it a fun challenge. The downhill, a technical feat in its own right, is a great reward and balance to the climb.
A mountain bike ride that’s not too steep, not too technical, but just the right amount of fun!
They Dry Fork Loop with Hoffheins Connect is one of the more fun rides for mountain bikers of all levels in Durango, Colorado.
In 2013, Richard Forbes biked the entire 486-mile Colorado Trail. Here, he provides a tell-all guide on how to do it right.
Tucked into a hidden valley below the crest of the La Garita Mountains, Wheeler Geologic Area is an enchanting city of volcanic rocks that surprisingly sees only fifteen visitors per day. Here's why you should visit.
Located within the San Juan National Forest, the Weminuche Wilderness is the largest wilderness area in Colorado. Here, we'd like to offer an ocular tour of its wild majesty.
The epic, grueling, inspirational tale of how one young woman hiked over 8,000 miles to complete the Triple Crown of long-distance hiking.
For architecture and adventure at Mesa Verde National Park, forgo the car in favor of a bike, or explore the park's many excellent trails.
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