- Steamboat Springs
- 16 miles
- Aerobic Difficulty:
- Time To Allow:
- 3+ hours
- Trailhead Elevation:
- 6700 feet
The Hot Springs Trail features miles of great climbing up dirt roadways outside Steamboat Springs with several options for downhill on singletrack on the way down. Hot springs are located at the end of this roadway for riders looking for a good soak!
The Hot Springs Trail features three downhill routes that riders can choose from. Each route is a loop and a map is necessary to clearly navigate all the options. Maps can be picked up in Steamboat Springs.
The Hot Springs Trail gives riders the option to opt out and ride back down at any time, making this a great choice for a warm-up in the area. Riders not looking for an uphill can also shuttle this ride from the Strawberry Hot Springs Road trailhead.
3 routes, all have loops. Can shorten to downhill 8 miles with shuttle.
Time To Allow:
Depends on aerobic fitness
The Hot Springs Trail is multi-use so riders may encounter hikers, trail runners and other users and should follow right of way protocol when meeting other groups. The Hot Springs Trail is high elevation and can experience sudden weather shifts, so riders should bring appropriate warm layers in anticipation of this. In addition, riders should be prepared with a stocked repair kit, first aid kit and extra food and water.
From Steamboat Springs take Strawberry Hot Springs Road to the trailhead at top. Trails start by restroom in parking area.