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Roanoke VA Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking in Virginia's Blue Ridge - America's East Coast Mountain Biking Capital

Virginia's Blue Ridge - America's East Coast Mountain Biking Capital

Discover the incredible trails and riding opportunities around Roanoke in Virginia's Blue Ridge and experience what makes us America's East Coast Mountain Biking Capital!

The region features over 400 miles of trails for mountain biking, ranging from easy downhill rides to challenging cross country treks.

Virginia's Blue Ridge is also a designated Silver-Level Ride Center by the International Mountain Bicycling Association!

Check out this special video to get an idea of the amazing mountain biking you'll find in the Blue Ridge Mountains.


Virginia's Blue Ridge - Mountain Biking Trails

The following parks and trail areas are known for offering some of the best mountain biking in Virginia's Blue Ridge and on the entire East Coast. Check out each page for more info about the specific locations and helpful resources, including suggested routes, trail maps, and local options for post-ride food & drinks.

Before You Go: Familiarize yourself with the Leave No Trace Outdoor Ethics for Mountain Biking - a set of guidelines to help you enjoy the trails responsibly and minimize your impact on the natural environment.

Arcadia offers epic backcountry riding in the Jefferson National Forest in Botetourt County.


Over 60 miles of multi-use trails and known by many local riders as "Disneyland" for bikes.


An awesome local park featuring a trail network and other amenities, including overnight lodging.


This local park in Bedford features a bike park and 10 mile network of trails.


Roanoke's Mill Mountain Park offers an awesome "urban" mountain biking experience.


North Mountain offers some of the best challenging backcountry riding in the Southeast.


This trail system in Franklin County is quickly becoming a premier spot for mountain biking.


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


A comprehensive list of mountain biking trails in Virginia's Blue Ridge.


Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountain Biking Map

Your guide to all the best trails and areas for mountain biking in Virginia's Blue Ridge.

Virginia's Blue Ridge - Mountain Biking Resources

Get connected with the amazing local mountain biking community in Virginia's Blue Ridge by taking part in group rides, checking out local bike shops, and supporting bike-friendly businesses.

Check out the local bike shops and find options for bike rentals for riding.


Book a stay at one of the many bike-friendly options for lodging.


Connect with the awesome local biking guides & organizations in our region.


More Mountain Biking Fun!

Incorporate other unique local things to do and experiences as part of your mountain biking adventures in Virginia's Blue Ridge.

Plan a weekend getaway full of incredible mountain biking in Virginia's Blue Ridge.


Go for a ride and then visit a nearby craft brewery.


The calendar is packed with great mountain biking & cycling events throughout the year.


Other Biking Experiences in Virginia's Blue Ridge

In addition to the amazing mountain biking, Virginia's Blue Ridge also offers many other fun ways to explore the region on two wheels.

Plan your ride from more than 40 different themed self-guided routes.


The Greenway network offers over 35 miles of areas to ride in a variety of landscapes.


Take a ride on the Blue Ridge Parkway - one of the most scenic roads in the country.