Fresh Mountain-Bike Trails in Delta & Paonia

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The trails around Delta and Paonia are just being discovered as a mountain biker's dream setting thanks to terrain that various in altitude, geography, geology and length, as well as a hidden-gem feel.

Sustainability Activity
Travel Like a Local

There are special places and unique vistas around nearly every Colorado corner. You can help ensure these places exist for generations to come by staying on roads and trails, keeping speeds in check, leaving campsites and picnic spots just as you found them, and following instructional signs while you’re out and about in our state.

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Pick Up a Sack Lunch & Head Out to Bike the Grand Mesa

There are tons of trails to explore on the world's highest-altitude flat-topped mountain. Pick the path that's right for you and get wheeling!

El Tapatio in Delta Photo
Dinner
El Tapatio - Delta

El Tapatio is committed to serve the freshest ingredients on every plate. Our seafood plates are cooked carefully and making sure we pick the…

Activity
Bike Around Delta's Confluence Park

Five miles of trails take you around the park, popular with bikers, hikers, fishers, horseback riders and picnickers.

Lodging
The Cedaredge Lodge

Newly remodeled creekside adult recreation 8 room resort. Grand Mesa camping, fishing, hiking, boating, nordic sking, downhill sking, ATVing,…

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Breakfast
Cedaredge Creekside Cafe
Cedaredge Creekside Cafe is a cozy place to eat in Cedaredge.
Activity
Mountain Bike the Jumbo Ridge Loop

After 1–2 miles of fairly smooth riding, it’s a steady workout with some switchbacks to navigate, then you get to take in great views.

Lunch
1-2-Thai Authentic Thai
Inspired by her mother who is a street food cook in Thailand, Alm and Tyson decided to begin a little business of their own. A Thai Food truck.
Activity
The Cirque Boutique

A one-of-a-kind boutique featuring Colorado artist-produced accessories, gifts, and a large selection of unique clothing and home decor.

Lunch
1-2-Thai Authentic Thai
Inspired by her mother who is a street food cook in Thailand, Alm and Tyson decided to begin a little business of their own. A Thai Food truck.
Activity
Paradise Theatre
Paradise Theatre of Paonia, Colorado offers diverse, quality art and entertainment in the form of film, live performances, music and special…
Lodging
Bross Hotel Bed and Breakfast

The Bross Hotel is a graceful frontier hotel noted for its genuine hospitality located on the western slope of Colorado. The ten guest rooms all…

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Breakfast
Breakfast at the Bross

No need to go far for breakfast — The Bross' breakfast buffet includes a hot main dish, fresh seasonal fruit, juice, homemade granola yogurt parfaits, breads with homemade jam and delicious coffee.

Lunch
Pick Up Lunch Before You Bike

Before you leave town for Peach Valley, pick up lunch to go at Rocky Mountain Pantry in Delta to take with you.

Activity
Bike Peach Valley Recreation Area

This BLM-managed area offers more than 15 square miles of desert terrain populated by singletrack and ATV trails.

Activity
Tackle Sidewinder Trail

This difficult trail is 20 miles of technical singletrack through the desert, but there are plenty of roads to bail on if things get too tough!

Dinner
Louie's Pizza
For the best Paonia pizza, sub-sandwiches and salads and a selection of local beer and wine, come to Louie's restaurant.
Insider's Tip
Stick Around for Live Entertainment

Louie's will fill you with pizza and entertainment, so hang out to see what's on stage while you're in town.

Lodging
Bross Hotel Bed and Breakfast

The Bross Hotel is a graceful frontier hotel noted for its genuine hospitality located on the western slope of Colorado. The ten guest rooms all…