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      The Vail Valley is a special place to recreate on trails. In 2018 it was awarded designation as one of fifteen IMBA Silver Level Ride Centers in the world.

      A variety of mountain biking exists for all levels at almost all times of the year. Excellent early season riding is available down Valley in Eagle and by the time June comes around lift served riding is opening on Vail Mountain. There are trail systems right out your backdoor for after work or lunch laps and hundreds of miles of backcountry accessible singletrack awaits on the weekend.

      The Vail Valley is also fortunate to be sourrounded by 100,000s of thousands of acres of wilderness that offers incredible hiking and backpacking opportunities.
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      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      716
      Trails Mountain Bike
      302
      Trails E-Bike
      64
      Trails Hike
      344
      Trails Trail Running
      342
      Trails Horse
      143
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      57
      Trails Observed Trials
      4
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      30
      Trails Snowmobile
      4
      Trails Snowshoe
      21
      Trails Downhill Ski
      326
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      13
      Trails Nordic Ski
      12
      Total Distance
      1,099 mile
      Total Descent
      323,941 ft
      Total Vertical
      7,715 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      13,888 ft
      Reports
      3,765
      Photos
      875
      Ridden Counter
      48,888

      Outside Logo Articles

      Beginner Terrain Isn’t Usually Scenic—This Beaver Creek Expansion is Changing That
      Jan 12, 2022 from skimag.com
      McCoy Park’s 250 acres and 17 runs is a unique spot for learners to gain confidence.
      Race Report: A Backcountry Epic in Eagle for the Revolution Enduro Round 3
      Aug 6, 2019 from pinkbike.com
      Racers were served four stages of fun, fast, and rowdy trail selections that delivered stoke and high-fives for the new race venue

      Popular Trail Networks

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      Vail Mountain 3 19 6 2
      West Eagle 4 16 9 2
      Beaver Creek & Arrowhead 5 15 4
      East Eagle 3 7 4
      North Vail 1 7 3
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      Popular Vail Valley Mountain Biking Trails

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      Lower Old Nine Line
      Vail Mountain
      Boneyard
      East Eagle
      Pool-Ice Rink
      East Eagle
      Hanks Hideaway
      Vail Mountain
      Radio Flyer
      Vail Mountain
      Charlie Brown
      East Eagle
      Lower Radio Flyer
      Vail Mountain
      Son of Simba
      Vail Mountain
      Lionshead Access
      Vail Mountain
      Lion Down
      Vail Mountain
      Bailey's
      Vail Mountain
      Sittin' Up
      Vail Mountain
      Fred's Lunch
      Vail Mountain
      Lee's Way Down
      West Avon Preserve
      Big Mamba
      Vail Mountain

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 4 rides
      Yesterday
      • 41 rides
      Past Week
      • 363 rides

      Photos of Vail Valley Mountain Bike

      trail: Magic Forest
      161 |
      Sep 3, 2017 @ 3:26pm
      Sep 3, 2017
      trail: Big Mamba
      109 |
      Sep 3, 2017 @ 1:58pm
      Sep 3, 2017
      trail: PMT
      148 |
      Sep 3, 2017 @ 1:50pm
      Sep 3, 2017
      126 |
      Jan 18, 2017 @ 2:49pm
      Jan 18, 2017
      106 |
      Jan 18, 2017 @ 2:39pm
      Jan 18, 2017
      81 |
      Jan 18, 2017 @ 2:37pm
      Jan 18, 2017
      trail: Big Mamba
      323 |
      Oct 5, 2016 @ 12:03pm
      Oct 5, 2016
      161 |
      Dec 2, 2014 @ 7:54pm
      Dec 2, 2014

      Videos of Vail Valley Mountain Bike

      Vail bike park Crash
      35 | Jul 15, 2022
      Crash on World's Greatest Trail
      78 | Sep 30, 2021
      Mountain Biking in Vail
      trail: Lost Lake
      3:16 | 80 | Aug 27, 2020
      Lee's Way Down
      4:07 | 61 | Jul 24, 2020
      Old 9 line RAW
      1:02 | 77 | Sep 13, 2019
      Fly Swat
      trail: Two Elk
      0:19 | 261 | Jan 25, 2019
      Oh So
      trail: Oh So
      1:45 | 223 | Jan 4, 2019
      Jeep Road
      trail: Jeep Road
      2:22 | 29 | Oct 15, 2017

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Brush Creek Park
      Eagle
      Aug 8, 2022 @ 8:17am
      Aug 8, 2022
      Very DrymaynardcoLots of traffic this week due to...
      Eastern Hillside
      Beaver Creek & Arrowhead
      Aug 2, 2022 @ 10:08pm
      Aug 2, 2022
      DryKitejumping Reporter completely overgrown and rutted out by...
      Grand Traverse
      Vail Pass
      Jul 21, 2022 @ 6:44am
      Jul 21, 2022
      Dryesaeger1 VVMTA Open from Eagle's Nest to Cougar Ridge. ...

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #3141968MorrisWheeler95TwishlisttrailCharlie Brown
      Aug 13, 2022 @ 7:13am
      1 hours
      user #3141968MorrisWheeler95TwishlisttrailHernage Ditch Path
      Aug 13, 2022 @ 7:13am
      1 hours
      user #3141968MorrisWheeler95TwishlistrouteBoneyard/Pool & Ice
      Aug 13, 2022 @ 7:11am
      1 hours
      user #2195065LosCheeseaddreportSon Of Middle Creek (2136)
      Aug 12, 2022 @ 4:38pm
      16 hours
      user #2298640SuzimckinleyriddenrouteWhiskey Creek & Everkrisp from Meadow Mountain
      Aug 12, 2022 @ 7:10am
      1 day

      Recent Comments

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      user #3021326jmac125trailOnza AlleyProbably on the easier side of blacks here,...
      Jul 27, 2022 @ 1:32pm
      Jul 27, 2022
      user #1962212krankypantstrailNottingham RidgeWriting great! Mono community has done a lot...
      Jul 27, 2022 @ 12:52pm
      Jul 27, 2022
      user #415688PaintedsmilingfacetrailBelly UpExcellent climbing trail. Great alternative to...
      Jul 26, 2022 @ 7:56pm
      Jul 26, 2022
      user #3071400GelmotrailGrouse Creek (2129)This is a rowdy ride with several sections of...
      Jul 25, 2022 @ 3:06pm
      Jul 25, 2022
      user #1036775Natestrauss7trailPool-Ice RinkJust passed two people biking up this. Bad...
      Jul 23, 2022 @ 11:35am
      Jul 23, 2022

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike302619 miles132,080 ft316 miles5,640 ft
      8473,7554534,649
      E-Bike64267 miles35,125 ft130 miles5,551 ft
      2,8181231
      Hike344850 miles140,781 ft347 miles7,713 ft
      293,651262,199
      Trail Running342848 miles140,781 ft347 miles7,713 ft
      13,660271,319
      Horse143481 miles68,711 ft176 miles7,713 ft
      1,635118
      Dirtbike/Moto57213 miles32,674 ft98 miles5,230 ft
      21,55922
      Observed Trials49 miles1,394 ft4 miles4,331 ft
      1703
      ATV/ORV/OHV30161 miles23,251 ft78 miles5,154 ft
      1,5373
      Snowmobile441 miles6,430 ft27 miles4,459 ft
      153
      Snowshoe2177 miles9,633 ft33 miles6,545 ft
      126821137
      Downhill Ski326190 miles165,781 ft176 miles4,035 ft
      31444,215
      Backcountry Ski1337 miles3,629 ft9 miles5,121 ft
      2571,547
      Nordic Ski1254 miles6,870 ft28 miles6,545 ft
      2641,183
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