Bikes + Brews

Ride your way through Colorado Springs' craft beverage scene.

Top 6 Bikes Trails in the Pikes Peak Region

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Ute Valley Park
1 to 8 miles
Difficulty: Beginner to Intermediate
Location: 1705 Vindicator Dr. 
Description: This ride offers a varying terrain, with some technical areas, pine forest and interesting rock formations.
Closest Brewery: Red Leg Brewing Co.

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Elk Park Trail 
Mileage: 11 miles (one way)
Difficulty: Advanced
Location: Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain  
Description: A bit of a climb, but completely worth the views. This high-elevation, alpine ride starts above tree line and ends at Barr Camp.
Closest Brewery: Fossil Craft Beer Co. 

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Palmer Park
Mileage: 1 - 12 miles
Difficulty: Beginner to Advanced
Location: 3650 Maizeland Rd
Description: A variety of trails named and rated like ski slopes. Stick to the greens if you’re looking for something easier.
Closest Brewery: Goat Patch Brewing

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Lovell Gulch Trail
Mileage: 5-mile loop
Difficulty: Intermediate
Location: Woodland Park 
Description: This loop is relatively short and mostly single-track. The ride crosses a creek with fun downhill and aspen groves.  
Closest Brewery: Ute Pass Brewing Co. 

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Palmer Loop/Section 16
Mileage: 6-mile loop
Difficulty: Intermediate
Location: Gold Camp Road 
Description: An entertaining ride high up the mountainside that showcases great single-track and views of Colorado Springs and Garden of the Gods Park. 
Closest Brewery: Bristol Brewing Co. 

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New Santa Fe Regional Trail
Mileage: 14 miles (one way)
Difficulty: Beginner
Location: Parallels Interstate 25 
Description: A scenic ride along the Front Range Mountains from Colorado Springs to Palmer Lake, you can see wildlife, interpretive signs and geological features. 
Closest Brewery: Colorado Mtn. Brewery

Red Leg Brewing Company

Red Leg Brewing Company

At Red Leg Brewing Company, we develop our craft beers with the utmost care and use only the highest quality ingredients.

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Fossil Craft Beer Company

Fossil Craft Beer Company

In honor of the Patron Saint of Beer, we are participating in the Feast of Saint Arnold on Saturday, June 11. Stop by before June 7, buy our…

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Goat Patch Brewing

Goat Patch Brewing

Goat Patch Brewing was established in 2016 with a dedication to providing patrons with masterfully crafted, balanced brews. We want to…

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Ute Pass Brewing Company

Ute Pass Brewing Company

Expect warm, welcome service in friendly surroundings. Serving beers on tap and Colorado pub cuisine. Come in, relax, and have a beer!

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Bristol Brewing Company

Bristol Brewing Company

The quality and flavor of the beer drive everything at Bristol. With over two decades of brewing expertise behind us, we continue to explore…

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Colorado Mountain Brewery - Interquest

Colorado Mountain Brewery - Interquest

Craft beer is serious business, and our years of brewing experience have shaped our unique beers and original ales to mean serious Colorado…

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