Map of bike paths / walking paths in the Montrose areaHIDE MAP
Recreational trails for walking, running and cycling in Montrose, Colorado
Montrose is located in Western Colorado. The city is situated along the Uncompahgre River, to the north of the San Juan mountain range and to the west of Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.
Uncompahgre Riverway TRAIL
The Uncompahgre Riverway Trail is a system of paved and unpaved pathways located along the river an on south alongside Highway 550 south of Montrose. There are over 8 miles pathways within Montrose that wander through the local parks within the city and extend south to the community of Vernal. Most of the pathways within Montrose are paved, but the path alongside Highway 550 is unpaved.
Another 4.3-mile long paved section of the Uncompahgre Riverway Trail is located 22 miles south of Montrose along Highway 550. This section goes through Ridgway State Park and south into the Town of Ridgway.
The north end of the Uncompahgre Riverway Trail within Montrose is located at W. Main Street to the southwest of S. Townsend Avenue.The south end is at Trout Road and Highway 550.
Sunset Mesa Trail
The Sunset Mesa Trail branches off of the Uncompahgre Riverway near Baldridge Park. The trail heads up to the Sunset Mesa Sports Park that sits above the city. There are fantastic views looking down on the city and to the San Juan Mountains to the south.
Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the recreational trails located in Montrose, Colorado.