Colorado Rio Grande Trail

  Rio Grande Trail ; enlightened Rail-Trail Corridor ManagementThe Roaring Fork Valley’s Rio Grande Trail is getting some natural maintenance. A crew of 220 goats has returned to the trail corridor to help chomp down pesky weeds the old-fashioned way. No herbicides or chemicals here, just...

The Kick Some pAss Bike Tour was well organized and provided a great week of ups and downs in the Colorado Rockies!But as the name suggests, this is not for the faint-hearted! The riding involves some strenuous climbing. However, the effort is rewarded not only...

My son and I just got back from the Colorado Kick Some Pass tour during which we climbed a different mountain pass on 6 successive days through the Colorado Rockies. We had a terrific time - beautiful scenery seen from the seat of a bike,...

The Maroon Bells and Maroon Lake will knock your socks off on day 4 of your Colorado biking vacation.  Mind blowing scenery and a 9 mile, 1000 vertical foot descent. The Maroon Creek Valley is a classic glacial valley, with the unmistakable U profile.  The valley...

From Railroad to Rail-Trail: The Rio Grande Rail-Trail More than 100 years after its founding, the path of the Rio Grande Railroad continues to transport people through the beautiful Rockies. However, today the people are traveling under their own power. Thanks to a combination of funding...

Transcontinental Bridge Between Colorado and Utah Do you know the history behind the popular Colorado Rio Grande Trail?  Founded in 1870, the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad (D&RG) made its first tracks from Denver to Colorado Springs, but eventually expanded across the Rockies into Utah. The...

Unique lodging is what we love! One of the great things about Colorado is the diversity in lodging, cabins hidden in canyons, world class private resorts, comfy B & B's to choose from.  We have focused on finding off the beaten path unique lodging that is...

This article was produced by the rails-to-trails conservancy.  This is a complete reproduction of their work.  See the original article here.  The rails-to-trails conservancy is the national voice for rails-to-trails and bicycle advocacy.  Learn more about their mission, and consider becoming a member. What Is Railbanking? Railbanking...