Local Trail Highlights
Check out our favorite trail recommendations! Salida has over 40 miles of trails accessible from town, plus many miles of high alpine riding. The Arkansas Hills and Methodist Mountain systems are our local ride-from-town trails and are rideable almost year-round. In the summer, the Monarch Crest, Rainbow Trail and the Colorado Trail offer awesome single track with unbeatable views and cooler temperatures. And our neighbors, in Buena Vista, they are also quickly expanding their local trail system.
Stop in the shop to get our custom map, and we’ll point you in the direction for everything from a quick 1/2 hour fast loop to multi-hour/all-day rides. We recommend MTBProject as your trail app of choice, as we have created suggested loops with good riding descriptions.
Thanks to our local trail organization, Salida Mountain Trails, for building and maintaining our local ride-from-town trail network!
*E-Bikes: E-Bikes are only allowed on motorized trails, this includes the Rainbow Trail, Monarch Crest to Marshall Pass, Green's Creek and Agate Creek. E-Bikes are NOT ALLOWED on any trail managed by Salida Mountain Trails.
Listed below are some top trail recommendations: