There are lots of road biking options in Glenwood. “Most Popular” doesn’t always mean best, but it does mean these are the trails people are biking a lot. Here are 5 of the most popular road biking options in Glenwood Springs:
1. Glenwood Canyon Trail
The Glenwood Canyon Trail is a wonderful wide paved path through Glenwood Canyon with cliff walls and the Colorado River winding around this beautiful stretch below Interstate 70.
2. Rio Grande Trail
The Rio Grande Trail is a nice wide paved path following the once Denver & Rio Grande Railroad route that you can run for miles along, all the way to Aspen.
3. Four Mile Road (CR 117)
Four Mile Road is a beautiful escape into the forest that leads to Sunlight Mountain.
4. Spring Valley Loop
The Spring Valley Loop, ridden clockwise or counter clock wise, combines a ride through Red Canyon and Colorado Mountain College Spring Valley Campus back to Highway 82 and the Rio Grande Trail.
5. Hardwick Bridge Road (CR 109)
Hardwick Bridge Road is a paved backroad off the old Highway 82 through the Ironbridge community all the way to Carbondale. You can use the Rio Grande Trail to complete a loop.