Summer Activities


Enjoy biking in and around Telluride, whether you are looking to mountain bike to explore the mountain on singletrack trails or taking a ride around the town.  There is a bike path trail which starts in the west end of town connecting to the Galloping Goose Trail. Riders can enjoy the free gondola ride to Sophia Station with their bikes to access trails in Telluride or the Mountain Village! If you are looking to hit the mountain bike trails in Telluride, the mountain resort provides many trail of mountain terrain worth exploring.


Hiking in Telluride, is a great summertime activity and can be a fun for heading out on the trails with friends or with the whole family. There are trails that offer a more leisurely walk or the hike can be more difficult with steep hills and inclines amongst the San Juan Mountains. A fan favorite in Telluride is hiking to see breathtaking views of Bridal Veil Falls. You won’t be disappointed by the waterfall!  If you are looking for something more intense try East Fork of Wasatch or possibly even a 14er. Always remember sunscreen, a hat, water, and some extra layers for changing weather.


There are many fantastic fishing options close to Telluride including lakes, ponds, creeks, and rivers. You Fly fishing can be done in and along the San Miguel, Dolores, Uncompahgre and the Gunnison River. Fly fishing in Telluride is fun an exciting with full-day or half-day trips from local guide services if you have never fished before or looking to enhance your skills. Telluride fly fishing guides and fly shops can also help make recommendations about flies, water conditions, and what locations are fishing well throughout the season. Don’t forget your Colorado Fishing License!


White water rafting in Telluride is not something you will want to miss! Experience everything from more calm Class I rapids to expert level Class IV rapids. Rafting guides in Telluride offer trips down the San Miguel, Dolores and the Gunnison River. Pick from half-day or full-day trips or maybe even a couple days guided rafting trip. More interested in just floating down the San Miguel through town? Purchase a tube in town!