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Great Rides – Campus Cycles

Denver Great Rides

Denver offers world-class riding of all kinds

As a silver-level Bicycle Friendly Community, Denver almost can't be beat when it comes to great riding of every variety. That's why we're here to help guide you to the cream of the cycling crop with our curated list of routes vetted by our expert Campus Cycles staff members.

From hundreds of miles of paved pathways and protected bike lanes to countless mountain bike trails that weave into the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, our collection of Great Rides features all kinds of two-wheeled adventures for however you like to ride.

Beyond our Great Rides collection, we also offer shop group rides to some of our favorite local destinations — like our family-friendly slow roll to Washington Park and our epic road ride to Dinosaur Ridge to see world-famous fossils.

Ready to begin exploring? Discover your new favorite route below, and be sure to swing by the shop afterward to let us know what you think!

Our most popular road rides

Grapevine and Lininger

Distance: 24.7 mi

Elevation: +/- 2976 ft

Golden, CO

Deer Creek - High Grade - City View

Distance: 33.4 mi

Elevation: +/- 3674 ft

Jefferson County, CO

Lookout Mountain

Distance: 17.8 mi

Elevation: +/- 1999 ft

Jefferson County, CO

Campus Cycles to Dinosaur Ridge and Back

Distance: 35.1 mi

Elevation: +/- 1740 ft

Denver, CO

Juniper Pass - Floyd Hill Loop

Distance: 47.4 mi

Elevation: +/- 5190 ft

Jefferson County, CO

Golden Bike Path Loop

Distance: 48.4 mi

Elevation: +/- 1709 ft

Denver, CO

Bike Path Century

Distance: 101.14 mi

Elevation: +/- 3194 ft

Denver, CO

North Boulder Loop

Distance: 24.9 mi

Elevation: +/- 915 ft

Boulder, CO

Our most popular mountain rides

Lair O' the Bear

Distance: 3 mi

22550 CO-74
Idledale, CO 80453

Apex Park

Distance: 11 mi

121 Heritage Rd
Golden, CO 80401

Green Mountain

Distance: 25 mi

Lakewood, CO 80228

White Ranch

Distance: 21 mi

25303 Belcher Hill Rd
Golden, CO 80403

Alderfer Three Sisters Park

Distance: 20 mi

30357 Buffalo Park Rd
Evergreen, CO 80439

Ruby Hill Bike Park

Distance: 2 mi

W Jewell Ave
Denver, CO 80223

Mount Falcon Park

Distance: 12 mi

Mt Falcon East Parking Lot Morrison, CO 80465

Floyd Hill Open Space

Distance: 10 mi

Unnamed Road
Evergreen, CO 80439

Our most popular family rides

Cherry Creek Loop

Distance: 9.4 mi

Elevation: +/- 354 ft

Greenwood Village, CO

Cheeseman Park

Distance: 1.4 mi

Elevation: +/- 67 ft

Denver, CO

Cherry Creek Trail

Distance: 12.6 mi

Elevation: +/- 203 ft

Denver, CO

Mary Carter Greenway Ride

Distance: 8.8 mi

Elevation: +/- 138 ft

Sheridan, CO

Denver City Park

Distance: 3.2 mi

Elevation: +/- 109 ft

Denver, CO

Campus Cycles to Washington Park

Distance: 6.5 mi

Elevation: +/- 99 ft

Denver, CO

Waterton Canyon to the Dam

Distance: 12.5 mi

Elevation: +/- 501 ft

Jefferson County, CO

Sloan's Lake Perimeter

Distance: 2.6 mi

Elevation: +/- 29 ft

Denver, CO

Our most popular gravel rides

Highline Canal Loop

Distance: 33.8 mi

Elevation: +/- 869 ft

Littleton, CO

Sugarloaf Gravel Loop from Boulder

Distance: 54 mi

Elevation: +/- 7151 ft

Boulder, CO

Tour de South Boulder Gravel Trails

Distance: 42.2 mi

Elevation: +/- 1957 ft

Superior, CO

North Boulder Gravel Adventure

Distance: 59.7mi

Elevation: +/- 2568 ft

Boulder County, CO

Castlewood Gravel Loop

Distance: 69.2 mi

Elevation: +/- 4351 ft

Douglas County, CO

Switzerland Trail

Distance: 27.3 mi

Elevation: +/- 3092 ft

Boulder, CO

Boulder Roubaix

Distance: 39.1 mi

Elevation: +/- 1531 ft

Boulder, CO

Coal Creek

Distance: 32 mi

Elevation: +/- 4174 ft

Jefferson County, CO

We’re here to help you find a great local ride - give us a call or stop by today.