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The Golden CO Loop is located in Central Colorado just West of the city of Golden, CO.  Starting in Colden, CO, this ride starts with a trip up Lookout Mountain and the opportunity to visit the Buffalo Bill Cody Gravesite.  After dropping down off of Lookout Mountain, the path turns to the Southeast to run parallel to and eventually cross Interstate 70.


A quick jaunt South takes you past the road to the Alameda Parkway Dinosaur Tracks, and then  back West again to follow the winding path of Bear Creek.  At Kittredge the path turns South again for a short distance, eventually winding back West and North to the picturesque town of Evergreen.


After leaving Evergreen and following a short stretch of I-70, the path continues to curve Northwest to Central City before turning back East again for the final twisty ride back to the starting point in Golden.  Even though this ride is only 85 miles, the tight curves dictate slower speeds with result in a 3.5 hour ride, ENJOY!

Motorcycle Rides, Colorado, Idledale, Kittredge, Turgle Creek, Evergreen, Idaho Springs, Central City, Black Hawk

Location:  Central Colorado

Approximate Mileage:  85  miles

Estimated Riding Time:  3.5   Hours 

Surface:  Paved



Beverly Heights Park, Windy Saddle Park, Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave, Lookout Mountain Nature Center, Mother Cabrini Shrine, Alameda Parkway Dinosaur Tracks, Red Rocks Park, Lair O’ the Bear Park, Corwina Park, Tiny Town, Evergreen Dam, Centennial Cone Park, 3 Tunnels.

Golden CO Loop

  • If you are riding with a group, we ask that every person using our route for navigation purchase their own copy.


    In order to encourage this, we are happy to offer a discount for group purchases. Please contact us after purchasing 1 item at full price, and we will set up a coupon code that will give everyone in your group 50% off of the same item.

  • Our digital routes are designed to operate in most GPS devices.  In addition to GPSs, our routes should work with several smartphone apps.  They will NOT work on Google Maps or Apple Maps.


    If you plan on using a smartphone app, we recommend the REVER app.  REVER will work with both Android and iOS and in addition to navigation it has many other great features.


    For best results in REVER, download the route to your computer first, then import into your smartphone.  Turn by turn may not work, so we recommend that you utilize the "Follow the Line" option. 


    You can get 20% off your first year’s subscription to REVER by following THIS LINK.

    AND using this coupon code at checkout:  Driftlessforless.


    By using this link and coupon code a portion of your subscription fee will go to support Driftless Roads USA.



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