The Best Mountain Biking in Boulder

Looking for the best mountain biking in Boulder? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Boulder. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top mountain biking spots in and near Boulder

  • Boulder, Colorado

    Valmont Bike Park Trails

    2.32 mi / 98 ft gain
    Valmont Bike Park Trails is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Boulder, Colorado.
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  • Boulder, Colorado

    Wonderland Lake Trail

    1.85 mi / 98 ft gain
    Wonderland Lake Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Boulder, Colorado.
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  • Boulder, Colorado

    Sage and Eagle Trail Loop

    2.85 mi / 161 ft gain
    Sage and Eagle Trail Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Boulder, Colorado.
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  • Boulder, Colorado

    South Boulder Creek Trail

    6.7 mi / 259 ft gain
    South Boulder Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Boulder, Colorado.
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  • Boulder, Colorado

    Sawhill Ponds

    2.11 mi / 108 ft gain
    Sawhill Ponds is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Boulder, Colorado.
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  • Boulder, Colorado

    Walden Ponds Wildlife Habitat Trail

    1.38 mi / 36 ft gain
    Walden Ponds Wildlife Habitat Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Niwot, Colorado.
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  • Boulder, Colorado

    East Boulder Creek to Walden Wildlife Ponds Loop

    2.51 mi / 36 ft gain
    East Boulder Creek to Walden Wildlife Ponds Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Boulder, Colorado.
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  • Boulder, Colorado

    Coot Lake Trail

    1.34 mi / 30 ft gain
    Coot Lake Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Longmont, Colorado.
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  • Boulder, Colorado

    Hike Woods Quarry

    4.2
    You can start from Chautauqua Park, but I prefer to start at NCAR, especially since there is ample parking and you can take a bathroom break inside before hitting the trail. From the intersection of Table Mesa Drive and Broadway in Boulder, drive west on Table Mesa to its end at the NCAR buildin...
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  • Boulder, Colorado

    Gunbarrel East Boulder Trail Loop

    1.49 mi / 125 ft gain
    Gunbarrel East Boulder Trail Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Boulder, Colorado.
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  • Boulder, Colorado

    Bummers Rock via Betasso Link Trail

    3.54 mi / 814 ft gain
    Bummers Rock via Betasso Link Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Boulder, Colorado.
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  • Boulder, Colorado

    Canyon Loop

    3.27 mi / 509 ft gain
    Canyon Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Boulder, Colorado.
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  • Boulder, Colorado

    Mountain Bike the Betasso Preserve

    4.0
    3.3 mi / 564 ft gain
    The Betasso Preserve features two loop trails that are accessible to both hikers and mountain bikers.  Drive up (west) Boulder Canyon about 15 minutes outside of Boulder and turn right (north)  on Sugarloaf Dr.  After another 5 or so minutes you'll see a sign on the right-hand (northeast) side of...
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  • Louisville, Colorado

    Davidson Mesa Loop Trail

    3.16 mi / 105 ft gain
    Davidson Mesa Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Louisville, Colorado.
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  • Louisville, Colorado

    Harper Lake

    0.94 mi / 36 ft gain
    Harper Lake is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Sedalia, Colorado.
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  • Boulder County, Colorado

    Community Ditch to Doudy Draw and Spring Brook Loop to Marshall Mesa

    11.29 mi / 909 ft gain
    Community Ditch to Doudy Draw and Spring Brook Loop to Marshall Mesa is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Boulder, Colorado.
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