|   Rate it:

Level: Beginner
Length: 1 mi (1.6 km)
Surface: Doubletrack
Configuration: Network
Elevation: +5/ -14 ft
Total: 10 riders

Mountain Biking Arkansas River Trail

***   Add a review
#701 of 1,361 mountain bike trails in Colorado
#7,221 in the world

Description from Buenavistaco.gov

Location: The Arkansas River Trail can be accessed from the Buena Vista River Park, South Main Development, Arizona Street (Chaffee County Road 313), Ramsour Road, BLM property, Whitewater Trail and the Barbara Whipple Trail.

Description: The trail is mostly a hard surface trail. It lies on the west side of the river and travels both north from the River Park kiosks and south from the kiosks. To the south, the trail passes through South Main to the intersection of the Whitewater Trail and BLM property - ending at Ramsour Road. In the South Main Development there are benches, a kiosk and civic square. The north section intersects with the Ripple Rock Trail and features great views of the boat launch and several kayak playholes.

Length: From Park restroom south - .6 mile. From Park restroom north - .44 mile
Difficulty: Easy
Recommended Use: Year-Round, Weather Permitting

First added by Greg Heil on Apr 12, 2016. Last updated May 8, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: yes
  • Pump track: yes
  • Restrooms: yes
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
This trail information is user-generated. Help improve this information by suggesting a correction.
Getting there

Arkansas River Trail Trail map

Add to or improve this map // Share this map on your website

Local Info

Club Sponsor


Local Bike Shop

Trail checkins

BZ202 (on Jul 2, 2020)
What's this?

Upcoming Events

Add one

Trail conditions

(on Dec 9, 2023)
login to update

Camping & Lodging

Coming soon!

Arkansas River Trail videos

Add a video
We don't have any videos of this trail yet. Add one here.

Mountain Bike Trails Near Buena Vista, Colorado

Intermediate | 6 mi
Easiest | 11 mi
| 1 mi
Intermediate | 1 mi

Add a review



    Loading reviews...

Rider questions