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Join Colorado Parks and Wildlife for Bike Your Park Day on Sept. 30. 

​This national event encourages cyclists to explore and discover their nearby parks and public lands. Several Colorado state parks are holding official Bike Your Park day events. Check below to find one near you.

You can also search a nationwide interactive map to find and join an event, or create one of your own! A custom ride is easy to plan using the Colorado Trail Explorer​, COTREX, a trail map that aims to map every trail in the state of Colorado.​

Events

J.A.T.T - Just about Twilight Time
Friday, September 29

Explore Barr Lake nine-mile trail at dusk by bicycle! "Just at Twilight Time" Call 303-659-6005 to RSVP

J.A.T.T - Just About Twilight Time
Friday, September 29

Explore Barr Lake nine mile trail at dusk by bicycle! “Just At Twilight Time”.

Cherry Creek- Bike Your Park Day
Saturday, September 30

If you’ve ever wanted to explore Cherry Creek State Park on two wheels, this is your chance! Cherry Creek State Park is inviting the public to join a Bike Your Park Day ride on Sept. 30. Bike Your Park Day is a national event that encourages people to explore nearby parks and public lands by bicycle on the same day.

St. Vrain- Bike your Park Day
Saturday, September 30

Explore St. Vrain State Park by bicycle with Two Brothers Bicycles on Bike Your Park Day, September 30, 2017 at 9 am. We're organizing a ride and welcome beginner and family oriented bicyclists. We'll start at Blue Heron parking area and ride at least 2 miles on trail around Blue Heron reservoir.

Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area - Bike Your Park Day
Saturday, September 30

Enjoy an early fall bike ride at the top of the Rockies. AHRA is sponsoring a 5-mile round trip guided ride of newly founded Stage and Rail Trail Section 7, from Hayden Meadows Recreation Site to the Arkansas River Ranch (Kobe area). The Trail is totally unpaved –mostly double and single track dirt. Mountain or Cross bike required ( non motorized). Advanced Beginner Level ride, appropriate for ages 8+. AHRA will have a representative to assist with the event and volunteer Alan Robinson will lead the bike tour and discuss the past, present and future of the Stage & Rail trail.

Cheyenne Mountain- Bike Your Park Day
Saturday, September 30

This is going to be huuuuge.

Bike Your Park Day
Saturday, September 30

Celebrate Bike Your Park Day 2017 at Lory State Park September 30, 2017 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Celebrate National Public Lands Day and Bike Your Park Day at Lory State Park with a day of outdoor fun! Activities are free of charge with a valid state park pass. Bring friends, family and your bike, helmet and water bottle to Lory State Park and enjoy: -An expo-style bike event -“Ride with Your Ranger”: Register for a ranger-led bike ride from 10:00 am to noon, or from 1 pm to 3:00 pm. Each ride is 4.1-miles long. Level: Easy Limited to 20 participants per ride. Bring your bike, helmet and water bottle. Call the Visitor Center at 970-493-1623 to register. -Lory Bike Skills Park Project: The Friends of Lory State Park will present plans for a fully-remodeled bike skills park, a project to revitalize this regional mountain bike skills training park for youth and adults at Lory.

Lake Pueblo- Bike Your Park Day
Saturday, September 30

We will be partnering with a local cycling club for the Bike Your Park Day. It will be hosted by the Steel City Cycling Club. They will be facilitating the entire event. We will meet down river at our neighbor's: The Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo. From there visitors will ride into the park and have a meet-up at Anticline Poind.

Barr Lake- Bike Your Park Day
Saturday, September 30

Explore your parks and public lands by bicycle with thousands of others throughout the world on the same day.

Chattfield- Bike Your Park Day
Saturday, September 30

Join our Interpretive Ranger Zach Herring for a pedal powered tour of Chatfield! View Chatfield from a different perspective as we celebrate State Parks on bicycles. Meet at the Heronry parking lot.

Bike with Your Ranger
Saturday, September 30

Come celebrate Bike Your Park Day at Lory State Park, September 30th by signing up for a “Ride with Your Ranger” bike ride. Each ride is 4.1 miles in length. The first ride will leave the Soldier Picnic area at 10:00 am. and return at noon. The second ride will start at the Soldier Picnic area at 1:00 pm and finish at 3:00 pm. These special bike trips with your ranger are appropriate for all ability levels and include rest stops that highlight Lory’s geology, history, and spectacular wildlife. Each ride is limited to 20 participants. Bring your own bike, helmet, and water bottle. Call the Visitor Center at 970-493-1623 to sign-up.

Bike the Colors
Saturday, October 7

Explore Barr Lake’s nine mile Lake Perimeter Trail by bicycle! Autumn is a great time in the park and wildlife abounds.

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Our trails are made for more than hiking! 

​​​Road biking opportunities.Mountain Biking OpportunitiesFamily biking OpportunitiesGeneral rules for bike use.Rules for Multi-use Trails​​​
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​Nature lovers, extreme adventurers and those with a need for speed all appreciate the stunning biking trails in Colorado's state parks! We've got it all - relaxing and scenic rides, great odds of spotting wildlife, and excellent opportunities for a major workout!​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Biking is a wonderful way to stay active and take in the gorgeous scenery our state has to offer. Colorado state parks include many miles of biking trails, and there's something for everyone! Whether you're strapping your helmet on in preparation for an intense workout, a big adventure, or a fun family outing, our state parks are the way to go. ​​​​​

Wondering where to begin? 

With dozens of state parks and hundreds of trails to choose from, deciding where to bike can be overwhelming. We've assembled a few Top 5 lists​​, to help you get started! No matter which you choose, be safe and have fun!​​



More Outdoor Recreation Information

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