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Falling Creek Park | Bedford

Mountain Biking at Falling Creek Park in Bedford County

Falling Creek Park in Bedford offers diverse trail experiences packaged into its 10-mile trail system.

The park includes everything from easy to advanced singletrack trails, a pump track, and a skills area where you can practice your skills in rock gardens, skinnies, and a teeter-totter.

Falling Creek Park - Bedford, Virginia

The bike park area was designed and built specifically for mountain bikers to hone their bike handling, increase confidence, and progress to new skill levels for just about anything the trail can throw at you.

The video below from Sean Castle is a great introduction to some of the trails and mountain biking opportunities at Falling Creek Park.

The park is also a family-friendly destination as it offers picnic shelters, playgrounds, disc golf, skate park, creek stomping, and an exercise circuit along a ⅓ mile paved path.

The crew at Bedford County Parks & Rec puts on some quality mountain bike events spaced throughout the year, including the Mountain Cross series in winter, the Taste of the Trails series, and the annual Fat Tire Weekend.

Before You Ride: 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.

Falling Creek Park - Suggested Routes

Mountain Bikers - Falling Creek Park - Bedford, Virginia

Falling Creek Park - Mountain Biking Resources

Falling Creek Park - Mountain Biking

​Address & Location

Falling Creek Park - 1257 County Farm Road, Bedford, VA 24523

Mountain Biking - Falling Creek Park - Bedford, Virginia

Additional Mountain Biking in Bedford

  • New London Tech Trails - 7 miles of purpose-built, machine-cut trails on over 500 acres that were designed to serve as bike-optimized, beginner-friendly trails
  • Montvale Park - A 129-acre park featuring 7 miles of trails offering primarily intermediate-level riding.
  • Moneta Park - a local park that features scenic views of the beautiful surrounding mountains and approximately 3 miles of trails for riding with plans for more to be developed  

Falling Creek Park - What’s Nearby

o	Front archway of National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, VA with Overlord engraved at top

While a more somber stop compared to the fun you’ll have at Falling Creek Park, the National D-Day Memorial is a must-see when in Bedford. The Town of Bedford proportionately suffered the greatest loss of life during the D-Day invasion of Normandy during World War II, leading to the creation of this memorial.

o	Inside of National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, VA depicting soldiers coming onto the beach

The story of “The Bedford Boys” helped to inspire the movie “Saving Private Ryan” and the National D-Day Memorial is one of the most powerful & inspiring experiences you’ll find in Virginia’s Blue Ridge.

Beale's Beer & BBQ - Bedford

For post-ride food & beer, Beale’s is a fantastic local option that has a fun story & atmosphere to go with its delicious BBQ and craft brews.

The legend says that a man named Thomas Beale buried a treasure of gold & silver in the hills of Bedford County. The only clues to the treasure’s whereabouts are three pages of a cipher with a code that has never been broken.

Roanoke Valley Spotlight

A helpful set of guidelines to ensure you ride responsibly and minimize your impact on the local trails and natural environment.


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