Cheyenne Mountain State Park played host to this past weekend’s Cheyenne Mountain Explosion professional mountain bike race, but the park also has its fair share of beginning and intermediate rides on well-maintained forest trails that offer fantastic up-close views of Pikes Peak granite on the south face of Cheyenne Mountain, which, up until the park opened in 2006, weren’t readily accessible.

Though the $7 State Park day fee and location make it a slightly less frequented destination than Red Rock Canyon or Garden of the Gods, it’s well-worth it for the views and abundant wildlife.

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2 Responses to Cheyenne Mountain State Park by Bike

  1. Jeremy says:

    Where’s the epic tree-growing-through-the-rocks shot??

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