Montrose offers a variety of scenic and challenging road and mountain biking excursions within just a short drive, or ride, from town.
The Montrose area has miles of paved, rural farm and ranch roads ideally suitable for cycling. Choose from flat roads for an easy spin or long, tough climbs. The Montrose area has arguably some of the best and most varied climbing terrain in the US, all within a 20-mile radius.
The vast expanses of public lands surrounding Montrose offer numerous mountain bike trails that will appeal to everyone from newbies to endoholics. Sidewinder Trail, Lower Spring Creek and Dry Creek Trails, some of the most popular trails among locals, meander across landscapes ranging from adobe badlands to rugged pinion and juniper-covered slopes sprinkled with aspen forests.