The Great Divide Mountain Bike Route is a glorious 3,000 mile medley of fire and logging roads, jeep and single-track trails from the Canadian boarder at Port of Roosville, Montana, through Yellowstone and the Rockies to the Mexican border at Antelope Wells New Mexico (under construction). The lowest elevation is 2500 near Eureka Montana and the highest is 12,500 near Crested Butte Colorado. The terrain consists of 65% dirt roads, 8% single-track, 22% FS roads, and 5% paved roads. Due to wilderness areas and rugged terrain, the routes strays from the Continental Divide by no more than 30 miles.
Overall, Great Divide Mountain Bike Route is the 15th most popular mountain bike trail of all 175 mountain biking rides in Colorado.