Biking in Downtown

Bicycling is an environmentally friendly option to explore Downtown Longmont. Whether you are out for a leisurely ride or commuting to work, the Longmont Downtown Development Authority (LDDA) strives to provide a safe and convenient environment for bicycling Downtown.

More than 60 bike rack locations exist Downtown to park your bike. Some of the racks were developed by Longmont’s Art In Public Places program and feature decorative art created by community residents. 

View the City of Longmont Bicycle Map for routes throughout our City! 


Dismount Zones

The following mandatory Dismount Ordinance zones exist in Downtown Longmont for the safety of pedestrian traffic.

Sixth Avenue Plaza – 6th Avenue west from Main Street to Coffman Street

Mandatory Dismount Zone began 1.1.21 - A new mandatory dismount ordinance went into effect for the sidewalks along Main Street in Downtown Longmont. Bicyclists, as well as those on scooters or skateboards, are required to walk their wheels on sidewalks between 2nd and Longs Peak Avenues. Bicyclists are encouraged to ride their bikes in the alleys.

  • east side of Main Street between 2nd and Longs Peak Avenues
  • west side of Main between 3rd and Longs Peak Avenues

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Bicycles Excepted in East/West Alleys

Bicycles can now ride in either direction in the one-way alleys between 1st and Longs Peak Ave., east and west of Main St. It's a safe option to riding on Main St. and HWY 287.