Available Year Round




Fully Guided





The Arkansas River valley is an incredible mountain biking destination in Colorado. The bike trails in this area are typically accessible all year long. Enjoy the incredible natural scenery on your Colorado biking adventure.

Complimentary mountain bikes are available at Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort. You may purchase a guidebook, in our country store or online. Challenge this terrain yourself or try a guided mountain bike tour. Guided mountain bike tours are safer and allow you to enjoy the full experience with the help of someone who knows where to go. Absolute Bike Adventures offers guided mountain bike tours throughout the Arkansas River Valley. Their tour guides will share with you their local knowledge with an emphasis on fun and safety. Make a new friend and get to know the land.

Absolute Bike and Adventure is authorized by The National Forest Service to give tours in restricted areas all through out Salida, Buena Vista, St. Elmo and Leadville. There are four mountain bike tours in the immediate area of Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort. If you would like a mountain bike tour, your personal guide will meet you at the resort, fit you with a rental bike and teach you the basics. Everything is taken care of and off you go on your adventure.

Some of the best mountain bike trails in Colorado are easily accessible from Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort. Begin your mountain bike ride from the front door of the lodge or throw your rental bikes in the car and drive to a trail.

From the resort, travel west on County Road 162 to find mountain biking trails around the historic ghost town of St. Elmo. Traveling east on County Road 162 into the Arkansas River Valley, there are an abundance of mountain biking trails. Many trails are accessible year round. Maps are available both in the Country Store or the Concierge Desk.

Fat Bike & Mountain Rentals Are Complimentary For Overnight Guests

Please Inquire At The Front Desk


Rentals Are First Come First Serve

All guests are required to sign a liability waiver and provide a copy of their drivers license. An credit card authorization in the amount of $900 is signed and held for protection against loss or damage. Authorization is cancelled upon return and inspection of bike.

Absolute Bikes Adventures

330 West Sackett Avenue Salida, CO 81201

888-539-9295 |

BV eBike Rentals

719-398-4554 |




This activity is an extreme test of a person’s physical and mental limits and carries with it the potential for death, serious injury and property loss. The risks include, but are not limited to: actions of other people including, but not limited to, participants; lack of hydration, weather, and/or other natural conditions. Princeton Holdings, LLC DBA Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort is not liable for any injury, property loss, damage, death, etc occurring do to any activity outlined by any information sheet. Guest is participating in any activity on their own merit with no liability to the Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort or its agents.