Overview of Jefferson County Riding

Jefferson County offers a diverse variety of riding experiences. From urban commuting to mountainous recreational riding, Jeffco has it all.

Cities and Towns

Jefferson County

Many cities or towns are located wholly or partially in Jefferson County – Arvada, Bow Mar, Edgewater, Golden, Lakeside, Lakewood, Littleton, Morrison, Mountain View, Superior, Westminster and Wheat Ridge.

The unincorporated portions of the county are home to many communities including, but not limited to, Applewood, Aspen Park, Bergen Park, Buffalo Creek, Conifer, Evergreen, Genesee, Idledale, Indian Hills, Kittredge, South Jeffco and Pine.

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Jefferson County Transportation and Planning is drafting a Bicycle/Pedestrian plan, which is posted and available for public comment here.

Recreational Rides

Jefferson County is home to some of the most scenic riding on the front range. Featured below is the famous Lookout Mountain Road, part of the Lariat Loop.


Lookout Mountain Road

Image courtesy: Laura Hartgerink, Golden Tourism Examiner

Team Evergreen Road Ride List

For a nice list of rides beginning, ending or traversing within Jefferson County, check out Team Evergreen’s list of road rides. Featuring detailed turn by turn instructions, maps and even down-loadable GPX files for GPS users, Team Evergreen maintains a comprehensive database of some of the best riding in Colorado. And, they’re a great, friendly bunch – we recommend riding with them on their scheduled rides to really get to know the area – you might even decide to join the club. Many Bike Jeffco members are also Team Evergreen members, and vice-versa.

Organized Rides

For a list of organized rides that start in, or transit Jefferson County, click here.

Colorado Ride Lists

For a comprehensive list of organized rides in Colorado, check out: