438 ft
-37 ft
4,709 ft
High Point
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Arkansas River Trail


  • Riding Area
    Pueblo, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Paved Path
  • Bike Type
    XC, RD, Fat, CX
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical Rating

The Arkansas River Trail begins in the heart of Pueblo and heads westward along the river to Lake Pueblo State Park, which is brimming with recreational amenities, including campgrounds, fishing ponds, swimming beaches, and picnic areas.

To one side, the paved pathway offers up-close views of the river, while, on the other, it offers scenic tree-filled hillsides. Just beyond the trees, the trail passes residential neighborhoods, shopping and dining areas, and the Dutch Clark Stadium. A highlight of the route is the Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo, located in beautiful Rock Canyon. The center offers educational programing about the birds of prey which it rehabilitates, as well as unpaved nature walks through a variety of habitats.

The trail is part of the Pueblo River Trails System, which spans more than two dozen miles throughout the city.

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More Stats for Arkansas River Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -37 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,672 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,709 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,672 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance down
    438 ft
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Trail Conditions
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
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  • Prevalent Mud
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