Crested Butte is a top adventure destination in Colorado, earning one of our top spots for mountain destinations that visitors can enjoy all year long. When the snow melts and summer comes, Crested Butte transforms into a biking getaway where trails spanning hundreds of miles and intertwine with scenic wilderness. The town is also surrounded by alpine lakes and rivers for SUP and kayaking after the snow melts. Hiking trails are plentiful right out of town, and hikers will be rewarded with scenic vistas, potential for wildilfe spotting, and wildflowers of every color. Crested Butte is the wildflower capital of Colorado! Complete each adventure with a trip to the historic downtown Crested Butte where dining spots and bars offer stellar happy hour choices!
Top notch singletrack and bike paths winding through spectacular mountain views makes Crested Butte a popular biking destination in summer. Crested Butte’s impressive biking stats – with more than 700 miles of singletrack to choose from, bikers of all skill levels can find adventure in these mountains. Crested Butte is home to natural and man-made downhill and cross-country trails ranging from easy green singletrack, to double diamond rollers. Our top recommendations are the famous 401 and 403 trails, and the challenging descent at Doctor Park if you’re looking for a challenge.
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