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Fresh Mountain-Bike Trails in Delta & Paonia

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

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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.

Day 1

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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!

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 freshest…

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Bike Around Delta's Confluence Park

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

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The Cedaredge Lodge

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

Day 2

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Sugar Mama's Bakeshop and Cafe

Full service Coffee Bar with local, organic espresso, light and dark roasts. Making fresh baked, homemade goods is a passion we love sharing with our…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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Paradise Theatre

Paradise Theatre of Paonia, Colorado offers diverse, quality art and entertainment in the form of film, live performances, music and special community…

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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 with…

Day 3

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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,…

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Gunnison River Farms

Gunnison River Farms is a farming and recreational oasis located in southwest Colorado that has been a working orchard for over 90 years. At its core,…

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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.

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Bike Peach Valley Recreation Area

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

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.

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Tackle Sidewinder Trail

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

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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 with…

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