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Exercise in the Open Air

Outdoor Trails in Denver

Jogging and Biking Paths outside Monaco Denver

Passionate about biking? You are in for a treat: Denver offers over 85 miles of paved trails with rich green vistas, and hundreds more miles of dirt trails with the Red Rocks as your backdrop. You’ll pass sweeping, Instagram-worthy scenes that will have your jaw dropping (and your legs pumping).

It’s a breeze to navigate Denver with our complimentary cruiser bikes available in our lobby, or via Denver's B-cycle public bike-sharing program. Docking stations are located throughout downtown and easy to find using their app.

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Serious gearheads should check out one of the city’s many bike shops, like evo, just a mile and a half from the hotel, where a squad of cycle enthusiasts will get you fitted with the perfect rental gear, including bike, helmet, bike lock, and a trail map.

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Best Denver Bike Paths:

Cherry Creek Path

Length: 42.0 miles

It’s one of Denver’s most popular paths for biking/hiking/jogging, and for good reason. You’ll weave through a famous shopping district with nearly 500 shops, a historic park, and past one of the city’s largest lakes. It’s a beautiful and easy path that is flat and paved and offers a perfect taste of nature within the city.

Bear Creek Trail

Length: 14.4 miles

This 20-mile trail follows the creek to the quaint mountain town of Morrison, making for a fun day trip. More intrepid adventurers can use this trail to connect to Red Rocks, which takes you on a tour of 70-million-year-old rock outcroppings that stretch hundreds of feet in the air. Your legs may weep the next day, but your heart will soar.

Platte River Trail

Length: 28.5 miles

This 18-mile paved pathway follows the river past lakes, parks, golf courses, open spaces and residential areas—a good mix of suburban and stunning natural views.

City Park

Length: 3.3 miles

Head to Denver’s largest park, less than two miles from downtown, to take in some of the city’s major sights while you get your miles in. In this large, green expanse, you’ll cruise past two lakes, historical monuments, the Denver Zoo, and the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.

Washington Park

Length: 3.1 miles

Located in one of the city’s swankiest neighborhoods just adjacent to chic shopping, "Wash Park" offers a flat, shaded 2.6-mile loop around its perimeter. You’ll also find lakes and lovely manicured flower gardens within this perfectly pleasant park.