41 miles
Distance
3,108 ft
Climb
-979 ft
Descent
03:42:30
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Rio Grande Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

Rio Grande Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Paved Path
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #83197 in Mountain Biking

The famous Rio Grande Paved route. This is a multiuse trail that takes you on a stunning tour of the entire Roaring Fork Valley.

This is groomed for winter riding between Aspen and Basalt. Conditions may vary.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Rio Grande bike trail
  • Altitude change
    2,129 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,720 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,856 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,727 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,856 ft
  • Grade
    0.976%
  • Grade max
    -36.536%
  • Grade min
    41.266%
  • Distance climb
    27 miles
  • Distance down
    9 miles
  • Distance flat
    5 miles
  • Avg time
    03:42:30
  • view trail stats
Status:
on Jun 8, 2018
Dry
no votes yet

view (11)
close
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to rio-grande-97722 trailhead (39.549796, -107.330051)
      update trails status or condition

      Rio Grande Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jun 8, 2018 @ 12:58pm
      Jun 8, 2018
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 3 rides
      • 59 miles avg distance
      All
      • 4 rides
      •  

      Photos

      more »
      442 |
      Oct 4, 2012 @ 2:31pm
      Oct 4, 2012

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      2018 Yeti Tribe Gathering - Part 2
      19 miles

      Reviews / Comments

      No reviews yet, be the first to write a review or ask a question.
      Use trail reports to comment on trail conditions.


      Post a Comment



      You must login to Pinkbike.
      Don't have an account? Sign up

      Join Pinkbike  Login

      Videos

      no videos have been added for Rio Grande yet, add a video.
      • subscribe
      • flag
      • login to download gpx or kml files.