OVER 600 MILES OF TRAILS | MOUNTAIN BIKE CAPITAL USATM
Fraser River Trail
Fraser River Trail
Shorter, Family-Friendly Trail
Easiest | 5.5 Miles | 772' Ascent
With little elevation gain, this trail is perfect for beginning mountain bike riders and families.
Starting Point: Winter Park Resort, Alco Center or Downtown Winter Park.
Driving Directions: To start at Winter Park Resort, head towards Berthoud pass out of town to the Winter Park Resort. Park anywhere at the resort and ride back towards town on Winter Park Drive which eventually veers left. Then take your first right on Trademark Drive. You will see the Fraser River Trail on your left. From Fraser, Park in Alco and access the bike path between the Alco Shopping Center and Highway 40. The Fraser River Trail runs directly through town on the side walks and starts on the east side of the road as you go to Winter Park Resort and the west side of the road as you head to Fraser.
Full Trail Details
Easiest | 11.55 miles | +772 ft
This family-friendly ride follows the mellow grade of the paved and dirt bike paths around Fraser and Winter Park. It can be be done as a 6.8 mile northern loop, a 4.8 mile southern "there and back" or full 11.5 mile tour.
- 0.0 miles- Start at “Winter Park Information Center” and head north on sidewalk/bike path for .6 miles.
- 0.6 miles- Right on “Telemark Dr.” for 0.1 miles.
- 0.7 miles- Left on “Fraser River Trail” for 0.6 miles.
- 1.3 miles- Cross “Rendezvous Road” and continue on “Fraser River Trail” for 1.7 miles.
- 3.0 miles- Cross “CR 804” and continue on “Fraser River Trail” for .5 miles.
- 3.5 miles- Left on “CR 8” for .3 miles and then carefully cross Hwy 40.
- 3.8 miles- South (left) on bike path/sidewalk for 3 miles to “Rendezvous Way” in Winter Park.
- 6.8 miles- Cross Hwy 40 at signaled crosswalk and head south for an additional there and back ride towards ski area.
- 6.8 miles- Continue south on sidewalk and then bike path for 2.4 miles at intersection with “Trademark Dr.”
- 9.2 miles- Return on bike path and sidewalk for 2.4 miles to “Winter Park Information Center.”
- 11.6 miles- End of ride at “Winter Park Information Center.”