Up here, biking is a culture. Up here, we bike for fun, we bike to work, we bike to train, and we bike to experience the beauty of Steamboat Springs. Steamboat truly embodies its moniker, Bike Town USA® and it’s time to get up here and be a part of it.
Diversity is the name of the game in Steamboat Springs, with something for all levels and all riding preferences. Hop on the family-friendly Yampa River Core Trail for a relaxing cruise along the river. Explore our scenic cross country singletrack or hit the Steamboat Bike Park and downhill trails on Mount Werner. The smooth country roads offer endless rides through the Yampa Valley.
With a variety of two-wheeled adventures up for grabs, how will you bike the 'Boat?
Get Up Here and Bike the 'Boat
Book our Bike the 'Boat package and buy two nights or more and get one additional night free, plus save on bike rentals and bike lift tickets at the Steamboat Bike Park.
Don't forget to check out our calendar for biking events all summer long.
IMBA World Summit
Steamboat Springs will host the 2014 International Mountain Bicycling Association World Summit August 20 to 24. The event brings together IMBA Chapters, trail advocates, industry representatives and retailers for conferences, workshops, networking, excursions and of course, world-class biking. Steamboat’s iconic trail system and ideal climate make Bike Town USA the perfect host for the 2014 IMBA World Summit.
With hundreds of miles of singletrack across just about every type of terrain imaginable, Steamboat Springs is a cross-country mountain biker’s paradise.
Rising above downtown Steamboat is the easily accessible and infinitely exciting Emerald Mountain, filled with technical, rewarding rides topped off with scenic views. Trails throughout the Yampa Valley wind along babbling creeks, across meadows of wildflowers and take you to the top of the Continental Divide. View All Trails
Steamboat Bike Park
The Steamboat Bike Park features over 50 miles of downhill and freeride bike terrain for all ability levels, bringing a new high intensity biking environment to Steamboat. Trails feature everything from dirt jumps and rock drops to wooden features and dirt berms, all accessible from an enjoyable ride up the gondola.
The Bike Park offers lessons as well as bike and gear rentals so novice to expert can experience the downhill fun. View Steamboat Bike Park
Bear River Bike Park
The Bear River Bike Park garnered international attention in 2013 when it earned, via a national voting process, the coveted Bell Built grant to complete its jump lines. The park now boasts beginner, intermediate and advanced dirt features and a fun, family-friendly atmosphere.
Core TrailThe Yampa River Core Trail is a 7.5-mile paved multi-use trail that runs through the heart of Steamboat Springs and along the Yampa River. The Yampa River Botanic Park, Alpine Slide, Howelsen Ice Arena, horseback rides, tube rentals, the Bud Werner Memorial Library, restaurants, art galleries and downtown shops are easily accessible from the Core Trail. View More on the Core Trail
This winter season, Lake Catamount and Howelsen Hill allowed snow bikes on their Nordic ski trails for the first time. Snow biking is a rapidly growing sport where bikes with larger and fatter tires are used to enjoy the snowy trails.
Riders can purchase trail tickets or passes from Howelsen Hill or at the Lake Catamount Touring Center, where fat tire bikes are available for rental as well. Enjoy snowy fun and get those legs ready for summer mountain biking season.
In the News
More Awesome Enduro Racing in Steamboat, Colorado. Enduro X!, Enduro Mountainbike Magazine, February 2014: "This is a really exciting time to be riding in and exploring Steamboat. Great DH trails, with more on the way. Awesome cross country riding, with LOTS more on the way. Crazy good road riding."
Steamboat Springs - Bike Town USA, Flow Mountain Bike, January 2014: "... a place that makes you feel at home on a bike, a town that lives for it, and a town that wants bikes to be number one."
Bell Built Grant in Steamboat Springs is on the ground, IMBA, October 2013: "Through a collective effort between Routt County Riders (RCR), the City of Steamboat Springs, Flowline Trail Design and IMBA the twelve progressive jumps were put on the ground..."
Check out the video of the announcement of the Bell Built Grant winners.
IMBA Announces Steamboat Springs as 2013 Ride Center, IMBA Press Release, October 2013: The place that calls itself "Bike Town USA" boasts more than 500 miles of classic Colorado mountain bike trails...