Visit Fort Collins: Bikes, Beers & Buddies
Day Trip, 7 miles
This is a short, easy ride to major landmarks in Fort Collins. Starting in Old Town Square, riders will head out on Mountain Ave. to City Park, then roll through Colorado State University Campus to a beautiful garden setting before heading to New Belgium Brewing, a major point of interest in Fort Collins. The theme is Fort Collins: casual riding on great biking infrastructure, ending with a good brew. This route is for all levels of riders, and easy to complete after-work or during a short weekend stay. It's all done on trail or through bike lanes, so riders can feel safe and secure.
Itinerary and Biking Distance
This itinerary was designed as a day trip and is around 7 miles.
The Curator, Laura Smith
Laura is a Nebraska native with a background in communications, marketing and events. She is passionate about using bicycles as a main form of transportation, and can usually be found pedaling all over Fort Collins. Laura is the Community Relations Coordinator with Bike Fort Collins; a writer for Scene magazine, covering all things bikes in the Front Range; and a League of American Bicyclists Certified Instructor. When she isn't riding or writing, she can be found planning her next adventure.
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There is always something going on in Old Town Square. Wander around to shops, grab ice cream or a local pint.
B. CITY PARK | Address
Bring your frisbee, favorite read or a blanket to nap on, because City Park has it all. Whether you're there for a Food Truck Rally on Tuesday, or just a fun evening to watch the sunset over the mountains, City Park is a great place to rest
Stroll through the incredible CSU bike trails, head to the Lory Student Center for a bite or pretend your back in college. Don't forget to catch a photo at the CSU Oval before rolling on.
If you're there while the flowers in bloom, your'e in for a treat. Bring your camera and definitely stop and smell the roses.
Known for its bikes and brews, New Belgium is a high point of interest for anyone in Fort Collins. Roll up for a pint of Fat Tire and join locals and tourists on the patio for music, fun or a game of Corn Hole.
New to the scene, Ginger and Baker bakes up the best pies and treats you could imagine. In the mood to drink your pie? Order a pie milkshake, you won't be disappointed.