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What a fun thing to do!

After setting up camp, we decided to go on a little adventure and got on this trail on our bikes... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Susie K
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Littleton, Colorado
history and scenery wrapped into a bike ride

the trail head for this ride is on the west side of town. there are portolets there and plenty of... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
worldexplorer53
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

After setting up camp, we decided to go on a little adventure and got on this trail on our bikes. We started behind the Aquatic Center where there is plenty of parking....we headed to the left (sorry, don't know my directions....but once we were at...More

Thank Susie K
Reviewed 11 July 2018

the trail head for this ride is on the west side of town. there are portolets there and plenty of parking. this ride is about an 11 mile loop that wraps around leadville then heads up the hills to the south. the all asphalt trail...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2018

This trail begins on the highway on the west side of Leadville, and loops around, providing nice views of the mountains and an interesting view into the history of this famous mining town. It's almost 12 miles long, so be in decent shape if you...More

Thank AnnArborMiBob
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

This is a loop around this small town, however if you have small children like we had might not be good for you, the level of experience is about moderate to expert and you do have to be in good fitness condition to be able...More

Thank bryanmantezoni
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful biking trail, moderate difficulty and interesting old mines to see. Great views and lots of historical information along the way.

Thank Mommymoney9
Reviewed 8 August 2017

If you want to get a great workout while reliving history and getting great mountain views, this is a great choice. Keep in mind that it's at 10,200 feet, so even the light grades will test the mettle of flatlanders like me. The trail is...More

2  Thank James C
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This trail makes a nice loop around the town and up into the bills overlooking it. Great way to get to the Matchless Mine for their little tour. It may not be super easy for lowlanders, but my 8-year old daughter did just fine with...More

2  Thank Runningonadream
Reviewed 29 July 2017

This trail is beautiful. I've biked it and hiked on it. Any time of year, this is enjoyable and scenic. For children, it can be educational regarding mining in Colorado, environmental protection, and natures ability to fight back against adversity. This is not an easy...More

1  Thank Don B
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Hiked here with 2 others. Have hiked here in past. Early morning air is cool and lovely in summer. If you are not from Colorado, keep in mind that the altitude is over 10,000 feet and take it easy. Bring water, wear a hat, etc....More

3  Thank COGuest
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Rented bikes at the only bike shop in town (keep in mind they open at 10:00AM). Bike shop staff graciously provided guidance on gaining access to the trail. Best to complete the loop clockwise as the longest downhill section (uphill going counterclockwise) is on the...More

3  Thank DALA57
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Response from Susie K | Reviewed this property |
As noted above, there is at least one rental shop that rents bikes and as far as I know, they will give you all the info you need for this trail as I think that is one of the 'tours' they sell. We brought our own bikes.
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