Mountain Biking in Grand County, CO

Apr 1, 2020

During every season (!) Grand County residents and visitors exchange their snow skis for mountain bikes. While some grudgingly watch ski season melt away, others can’t wait to get an early start on planning their treks on Grand County’s most popular mountain biking trails. If you’re like most people who own luxury homes in Winter Park Co, you’re ready to leave your Peloton bike at home and get back to nature on one of these three breathtaking trails for cyclists of all skill levels.


Mountain Biking Trail for Beginners


Whether you’re shopping for your primary residence or a sweet alpine vacation home, you’ll be glad to know that most luxury homes for sale in Winter Park Co are near mountain biking trails that are fun for adults and children.


A guided mountain bike tour at Devil’s Thumb Ranch is just what you need to properly introduce your children to the joys of mountain biking. The Ranch sits on 6,000 acres that’s surrounded by pristine mountain views, and its trails are easy on the body and appealing to the senses.


Moderate-Difficulty Trail for Mountain Biking Enthusiasts


Ready for a work out? The Winter Park Northwest Loop trail has you covered. The 10-mile long trail has a difficulty rating of intermediate and plenty of single-track climbs and descents. On this trail, you’ll start off at the Winter Park Information Center and pass-through area trails such as Akima’s Way and Leeland Creek on your adventure. Besides experiencing five miles of challenging uphill mountain biking on this trail, you’ll also see some amazing views!


Challenging Bike Trail for Avid Cyclists


“Work hard and play harder” is the motto of many homebuyers in search of luxury mountain homes in Winter Park, Co. If you’re an avid cyclist, you’ll feel as if you’ve hit the lottery after discovering the Rainmaker trail at Trestle Bike Park. The Black Diamond-rated trail features just over three miles of downhill biking that includes a variety of wooden tabletop obstacles and jumps. Trestle Bike Park lets you preview its trails online to prepare your heart for the adventure in advance. You’ll be glad to know that finding luxury homes for sale Grand County Co isn’t half as challenging as the Rainmaker trail, but when you find the perfect retreat with LIV Sotheby’s International Realty – Grand County, CO your heart will flutter a little.

Trestle Bike Park, Winterparkresort.com - Melinda V. Lee, LIV Sothebys, Grand County

Photo Courtesy of: Trestle Bike Park, Winterparkresort.com


The Wrap Up


Mountain biking is a healthy way to enjoy Grand County’s natural beauty.

There are over 600 miles of well-maintained mountain biking trails in the area, and they even cross paths with some stunning luxury mountain homes!

Melinda V. Lee of LIV Sotheby’s International Realty – Grand County, CO has access to some of the most distinctive mountain retreats on the market. She can help you to find your happy place that sits at the corner of luxury and adventure.


Melinda V Lee | LIV Sotheby's International Realty Grand County/ Winter Park

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