Biking / Walking

Bicycle transportation saves an estimated 700 million gallons of fuel annually. Walking or bicycling enables you to say good-bye to traffic congestion and the mounting costs of gasoline, parking and car upkeep. Put leg and pedal power to work for you and start enjoying your daily commute. Walking or Biking to work is great for your mind and body and it's good for the environment, too. When you leave your car at home and pedal to work, you help improve air quality and help decrease the congestion on our highways. Best of all, you can work out before you get to the office and feel energized throughout the day.
   

The New City Bike Map is Here!


The City has prepared a new City Bike map to help residents and visitors find their way around town by bicycle. The map shows recommended bike routes and indicates what type of riding environment you can expect: a multi-use path, an on-road bike lane, a sidewalk bike route, or a shared on-road route with vehicle traffic. View and print the map in PDF format or access our interactive GIS map viewer to plan your trip. Questions? Suggestions?  Please send us your comments for inclusion in future map updates!
 

Glenwood Springs Trail System


The City of Glenwood Springs has a beautiful trail system enabling people to easily get around town by walking or biking. The River Trail starts at 23rd and Grand Avenue and continues to the confluence of the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork River. The confluence can be seen from Two Rivers Park. View a map of the Glenwood Spring's trail system for more information.

Be safe while walking and biking!

Other Regional Trails


Rio Grande Trail


The Rio Grande Trail connects Aspen to Glenwood Springs via 44 miles of multi-use trail, uninhibited by vehicular traffic, 33 of which are paved (Aspen to Woody Creek is soft surface). The Rio Grande Trail transitions into the River Trail at 23rd Street in Glenwood Springs. For information on the regional Rio Grande Trail System, visit the RFTA website.

Glenwood Canyon Recreation Path

The Glenwood Canyon Recreation Path runs for 16.3 miles from Glenwood Springs to Dotsero, between the Colorado River and I-70 through the stunning Glenwood Canyon. Access to this paved, multi-use trail is near the entrance to the Hot Springs and vapor caves in North Glenwood. The trail is a great way to access Hanging Lake, Grizzly Creek, and other popular hiking trails in the Canyon. 
 

Aspen/Snowmass


The Aspen trail system provides both summer and winter use making it one of the largest trails systems in the state. The trail system provides an almost seamless system, interconnected between Aspen/Snowmass and down valley to Woody Creek and Basalt. To learn more about Aspen’s trail system, visit the Aspen Recreation website. For Snowmass’s trail system, visit the Snowmass Colorado website.
 

Bikes on Buses


The Roaring Fork Transportation Authority (RFTA) is more than buses! Bikers are also part of the RFTA system. Bike racks are located on the front of RFTA buses in the summer, accommodating up to four bikes on a first come, first serve basis from selected bus stops between Aspen and Rifle and points in between. Not all bus stops accommodate bike loading, please call 925-8484 for pick up locations. A fee of $2 is charged for each bike.
 
For additional information, visit the RFTA website.

 
Bikes can not currently be loaded on Ride Glenwood buses.