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Recommended Routes in Costa Rica - 10

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Favorite Swooping switchbacks with an ocean view make for an awesome ride!
Intermediate

Las Catalinas Main Loop

11.2 mi 18.0 km 1,133' Up 345.35 m Up 1,133' Down 345.2 m Down

Sardinal, CR
Favorite Riding at La Leona can't help but put a smile on your face.
Intermediate

Hacienda Guachipelin

16.8 mi 27.0 km 1,825' Up 556.39 m Up 1,840' Down 560.93 m Down

Liberia, CR
Favorite Swooping switchbacks with an ocean view make for an awesome ride!
Intermediate

Maximizing Flow and Views

4.5 mi 7.3 km 475' Up 144.89 m Up 475' Down 144.91 m Down

Sardinal, CR
Favorite It's all smiles as we cross the $4 ferry to Tamarindo.
Intermediate

Nicoya Bikepacking Route

115.7 mi 186.2 km 4,523' Up 1378.64 m Up 4,502' Down 1372.19 m Down

Belén, CR
Favorite Hammock Bridge on return leg south of Ostional on 160
Easy

Guiones to Ostional: 30k Single, Gravel and Beach

19.0 mi 30.6 km 442' Up 134.78 m Up 440' Down 134.03 m Down

Sámara, CR
Favorite Heartwood Log ride in all its glory
Intermediate

Afternoon Delight

12.2 mi 19.7 km 735' Up 223.93 m Up 735' Down 223.93 m Down

Santa Cruz, CR
Favorite Heartwood Log ride in all its glory
Difficult

Pink Moon

11.5 mi 18.4 km 689' Up 209.9 m Up 686' Down 209.16 m Down

Santa Cruz, CR
Favorite Freeride line at the Quarry.
Intermediate/Difficult

Green and Serene

11.4 mi 18.3 km 526' Up 160.35 m Up 512' Down 156.06 m Down

Santa Cruz, CR
Favorite Heartwood Log ride in all its glory
Difficult

Hacienda Enduro Route

2.0 mi 3.3 km 251' Up 76.38 m Up 260' Down 79.14 m Down

Santa Cruz, CR
Favorite Jade grinding trail
Intermediate

Agua Salada

6.1 mi 9.9 km 401' Up 122.2 m Up 394' Down 120.16 m Down

Santa Cruz, CR

Costa Rica Biking

  • 336 Miles 540 Kilometers of Trail
  • 10 Recommended Routes
  • 10 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 80 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 39 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Costa Rica - 119

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0.6 mi 0.9 km #1VIP
Intermediate
Colón, CR
Intermediate
Colón, CR
0.7 mi 1.1 km #2Abejas Montaña
Very Difficult
Colón, CR
Very Difficult
Colón, CR
0.3 mi 0.4 km #3Bambi
Difficult
Colón, CR
Difficult
Colón, CR
0.9 mi 1.5 km #4Bosque 1
Intermediate
Colón, CR
Intermediate
Colón, CR
0.5 mi 0.8 km #5Bosque 2
Intermediate/Difficult
Colón, CR
Intermediate/Difficult
Colón, CR
0.5 mi 0.8 km #6Capuccino
Difficult
Colón, CR
Difficult
Colón, CR
0.4 mi 0.6 km #7Chante Bajo
Difficult
Colón, CR
Difficult
Colón, CR
0.4 mi 0.6 km #8El Chante Alto
Intermediate/Difficult
Colón, CR
Intermediate/Difficult
Colón, CR
1.3 mi 2.1 km #9El Filo
Intermediate
Colón, CR
Intermediate
Colón, CR
1.2 mi 1.9 km #10El Hueco
Difficult
Colón, CR
Difficult
Colón, CR

Photos of Costa Rica - 75

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Swooping switchbacks with an ocean view make for an awesome ride!
Jan 11, 2017 near Sardinal, CR
Looking for natural jumps and rollers or maybe some banked back slope?
Jan 11, 2017 near Sardinal, CR
This is what a typical day in Las Catalinas can look like.
Jan 11, 2017 near Sardinal, CR
It's all smiles as we cross the $4 ferry to Tamarindo.
Feb 13, 2017 near Santa Cruz, CR
Beach cruises and crashing waves are pretty hard to beat.
Feb 13, 2017 near Santa Cruz, CR
Start your day with a sunrise beach cruise.
Feb 13, 2017 near Sámara, CR
Playa Islita is a colorful, bright, artsy town with a lush green park that's perfect for watermelon breaks.
Feb 13, 2017 near Bejuco, CR
Heartwood Log ride in all its glory
Jan 26, 2022 near Santa Cruz, CR