UPDATE: Virginia's Blue Ridge is Now Open in Phase Three

Virginia's Blue Ridge is now open in the Phase Three stage of the Commonwealth's Forward Virginia plan. Learn more about the program and what it means for various types of businesses & experiences in the region with our Phase Three Guidelines page. Phase Three >

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Roanoke Mountain Biking & Road Cycling

Mountain Biking & Cycling in Virginia's Blue Ridge

Mountain biking and cycling are huge parts of the culture in the Roanoke Valley in Virginia's Blue Ridge.

Between incredible mountain biking trails, scenic roadways for road biking & cycling, and an urban greenway system for casual riding, you and your family will have a great time exploring Virginia's Blue Ridge on two wheels.

As America's East Coast Mountain Biking Capital, an IMBA Silver-Level Ride Center and part of the TransAmerica Bicycle Trail, Virginia's Blue Ridge is earning a reputation as a bucket list destination for bike riders from around the world.

There are numerous local outfitters and bike shops ready to send you on your way to the best spots for riding, or you can take advantage of guided trips, tours and other experiences.

The variety of trails and rides in the region offer fun for any type of mountain biking and cycling enthusiast, ranging from easy to expert.


You can expect to find numerous bike-related events on the calendar any time you visit Virginia's Blue Ridge! It's also easy to connect with local clubs and organizations that love sharing our amazing experience with visitors.

Enduro Mountain Bike Magazine described the region as "a screaming bike paradise nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains."

A love of mountain biking & cycling is part of why the region was named one of the most bike-friendly communities in America by USA Today Travel, and our temperate climate offers opportunities for year-round riding.

E-Bike Information

All classes of e-bikes are allowed on greenways and trails in the City of Roanoke. Learn more >

Bedford County eMTB Policy >

A guide to the major mountain biking trail systems in the region.


Roanoke Valley Spotlight