Mountain Biking/Hiking

There is something for every type of cyclist, walker, runner or hiker in the Pueblo area.  From the beginner to the expert, you can find just about any type of trail in the 90 miles of trails in the surrounding area.

River Trails:  over 20 miles of multi-use trails including connections along the:

  • Arkansas River - runs 13 miles west to North entrance and Marina of Lake Pueblo from Runyon Lake, additional 2 miles of trails to South Marina
  • Fountain Creek - runs 5 miles north to CSU-P from Runyon Lake
  • Wildhorse Creek - runs 0.9 mile north from bridge where Mural Dike begins up to 18th Street
  • Phelps Creek - runs 1.5 miles north-west to the Historic Arkansas Riverwalk Park from Runyon Lake
  • CSU-P to North Entrance of Lake Pueblo off Nichols in Pueblo West - just under 19 miles depending on what side of Runyon Lake you ride.

Lake Pueblo State Park:

  • Arkansas River Trail mentioned above
  • South Shore trails includes  37.6 miles of single and double track trails in the prairie south of the marina and up on the plateaus.  There are easy, intermediate and expert level trails in this area. 
  • North Shore trails includes 10 miles of single track trails in Department of Wildlife areas.  Additional trails lie west closer to Swallows Road. 

Pueblo West trails:  over 30 miles of dirt utility roads and multi-use trails lie under power lines and along drainage easements.  These trails are for non-motorized use except for authorized vehicles.