MTB Project Logo

San Luis Valley

Zoom in to see details
Map Key

Weather Averages


High
 
Low
 
Precip
 
Days w/
 
J F M A M J J A S O N D

251 mi 403 km of trail 11 Rides

Easy Trails 24 Trails Intermediate Trails 41 Trails Hard Trails 13 Trails

Outfitters, Tours, & Shuttles

Kristi Mountain Sports is the San Luis Valley's premier location for all outdoor gear needs. It is a classic "Mom and Pop" outdoor shop with a service center and rental equipment.
Area suggestions or local tips? Tell us!
MTB Project is built by riders like you.
Share what you know about this area with the community.

Rides in San Luis Valley - 12

MTB Project is built by riders like you. Add Your Rides

Favorite Rock and roll.
Intermediate/Difficult

Sunshine Kitty - Rock Drops Loop

8.1 mi 13.0 km • Loop • 860 ft Ascent 262.1 m Ascent

(37) Del Norte, CO
Favorite Winding down through the Monster Slayer's big boulders.
Intermediate/Difficult

Stone Quarry Tour

10.2 mi 16.3 km • Loop • 865 ft Ascent 263.56 m Ascent

(18) Del Norte, CO
Favorite The start of a heat!
Intermediate

Kristi Mountain Sports Fat Bike Race

1.6 mi 2.6 km • Loop • 11 ft Ascent 3.22 m Ascent

(1) Alamosa, CO
Favorite Rainbow Trail on a fall evening.
Difficult

Rainbow Trail #1336: Hayden Creek to Methodist Mountain

31.8 mi 51.2 km • Point to Point • 6,636 ft Ascent 2022.69 m Ascent

(5) Salida, CO
Favorite Blue Sky Loop Trail at Penitente Canyon
Difficult

12 Hours of Penitence

17.0 mi 27.3 km • Loop • 1,670 ft Ascent 509.07 m Ascent

(3) Del Norte, CO
Favorite The Rainbow Trail isn't short on views...
Intermediate/Difficult

Bear Creek - Rainbow - Columbine loop

8.8 mi 14.2 km • Loop • 1,347 ft Ascent 410.53 m Ascent

(4) Salida, CO
Favorite Dropping down a steep rock face... so many lines to try out!
Difficult

Bishop Rock Loop

1.6 mi 2.6 km • Loop • 278 ft Ascent 84.75 m Ascent

(2) Monte V…, CO
Favorite Looking down the valley
Intermediate

Limekiln Tour

6.7 mi 10.8 km • Loop • 520 ft Ascent 158.35 m Ascent

(5) Del Norte, CO
Favorite A few natural obstacles along the way.
Difficult

Hwy 285/Mears Junction - CR 47YY/Silver Creek Rd - Rainbow Trail Loop

19.6 mi 31.6 km • Loop • 1,437 ft Ascent 438.02 m Ascent

(5) Salida, CO
Favorite Rainbow Trail on a fall evening.
Difficult

Rainbow Trail #1336

98.1 mi 157.8 km • Point to Point • 14,891 ft Ascent 4538.67 m Ascent

(1) Westcliffe, CO
Favorite Old La Garita Stock Driveway sign. The name seems to have changed.
Difficult

Penitente Canyon Trails - Boot Mountain Loop

45.6 mi 73.4 km • Loop • 5,212 ft Ascent 1588.5 m Ascent

(3) Center, CO
Favorite Soak up the good views on Double Rainbow.
Difficult

Rainbow Riding

24.4 mi 39.3 km • Loop • 3,078 ft Ascent 938.2 m Ascent

(7) Salida, CO

Trails in San Luis Valley - 66

MTB Project is built by riders like you. Add Your Trails

7.8 mi 12.6 km #1Pronghorn Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Del Norte, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
7.8 mi 12.6 km Del Norte, CO 27 
1.0 mi 1.7 km #2Simpson Loop Trail
Easy
Alamosa, CO
Easy
1.0 mi 1.7 km Alamosa, CO
1.5 mi 2.5 km #3Gutz
Difficult
Salida, CO
Difficult
1.5 mi 2.5 km Salida, CO
2.8 mi 4.6 km #4Blue Sky Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Del Norte, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
2.8 mi 4.6 km Del Norte, CO 14 
15.5 mi 24.9 km #5Rainbow Trail #1336: Bear Creek to Mears Junction (Methodist M…
Intermediate/Difficult
Salida, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
15.5 mi 24.9 km Salida, CO
1.0 mi 1.6 km #6Rock Drops
Difficult
Del Norte, CO
Difficult
1.0 mi 1.6 km Del Norte, CO
1.6 mi 2.6 km #7Monster Slayer
Intermediate/Difficult
Del Norte, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
1.6 mi 2.6 km Del Norte, CO
5.1 mi 8.2 km #8Nicomodes Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Del Norte, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
5.1 mi 8.2 km Del Norte, CO
1.2 mi 1.9 km #9Rio Inspire Trail
Easy
Alamosa, CO
Easy
1.2 mi 1.9 km Alamosa, CO
1.3 mi 2.1 km #10Speedway
Intermediate
Del Norte, CO
Intermediate
1.3 mi 2.1 km Del Norte, CO
1.0 mi 1.6 km #11Outer Oxbow
Easy
Alamosa, CO
Easy
1.0 mi 1.6 km Alamosa, CO
2.4 mi 3.8 km #12Sunshine Kitty
Difficult
Del Norte, CO
Difficult
2.4 mi 3.8 km Del Norte, CO
1.1 mi 1.7 km #13Sol Train East
Difficult
Salida, CO
Difficult
1.1 mi 1.7 km Salida, CO
0.7 mi 1.2 km #14Iglesia de San Juan
Difficult
Del Norte, CO
Difficult
0.7 mi 1.2 km Del Norte, CO
0.9 mi 1.4 km #15Sol Train West
Difficult
Salida, CO
Difficult
0.9 mi 1.4 km Salida, CO
5.9 mi 9.5 km #16Bear Creek Road (CR101/CR49)
Difficult
Salida, CO
Difficult
5.9 mi 9.5 km Salida, CO
1.4 mi 2.2 km #17Vision Quest
Intermediate
Del Norte, CO
Intermediate
1.4 mi 2.2 km Del Norte, CO
0.5 mi 0.8 km #18Inner Oxbow Loop
Easy
Alamosa, CO
Easy
0.5 mi 0.8 km Alamosa, CO
1.3 mi 2.0 km #19Limekiln Ridge
Intermediate
Del Norte, CO
Intermediate
1.3 mi 2.0 km Del Norte, CO
16.3 mi 26.3 km #20Rainbow Trail #1336: Hayden Creek to Bear Creek
Difficult
Salida, CO
Difficult
16.3 mi 26.3 km Salida, CO

Photos of San Luis Valley - 67

MTB Project is built by riders like you. Add Your Photos

Rainbow Trail on a fall evening.
Oct 23, 2016 near Salida, CO
Rock and roll.
Nov 9, 2018 near Del Norte, CO
Blue Sky Loop Trail at Penitente Canyon
Aug 18, 2017 near Del Norte, CO
When you find opportunities to get airborne and sideways on a CLIMB, you're on a good trail and killing it.
May 25, 2016 near Del Norte, CO
Rocks, lots of rocks!
Feb 4, 2018 near Del Norte, CO
Soak up the good views on Double Rainbow.
Apr 2, 2017 near Salida, CO
Awesome turns through a snowy patch of the Rainbow Trail.
Dec 22, 2015 near Salida, CO
The Rainbow Trail isn't short on views...
Dec 22, 2015 near Salida, CO