Biking


Featuring scenic country roads, impressive backdrops and a variety of terrain for all fitness levels, the Adirondack Coast of Lake Champlain offers some of the best biking in the Adirondacks. Whether you're looking for an afternoon ride, an all-day trek, or an easy-to-extreme mountain biking adventure, the Lake Champlain Region has trails, roads and routes to explore.

Bikeways and Loops

Don't miss the Adirondack Coast Bikeways, a network of 14 loops that is part of the 750 miles of the Lake Champlain Bikeways that run from Lake Champlain all the way to Chambly, Quebec. Try:

Adirondack Bikeways

  • the Acres of Apples for a trip around five different orchards
  • the Fort to Fort loop and travel from one historic fort to the next
  • Iron to Iron for a picturesque route through Port Henry, an homage to the Industrial Revolution


Many of the routes will take you past restaurants, museums and a variety of other Lake Champlain attractions.

Dirt and Trails

If thrills and spills are what you seek, check out:

  • the Stoney Lonesome Loop—a half day trip of riding on remote, unpaved roads with a variety of terrain
  • set out on the Coon Mountain Circuit, an 18.5 mile Lake Champlain mountain biking loop that includes Split Rock Mountain, Webb-Royce Swamp and Coon Mountain.

Glimpse an array of wildlife including bald eagles and peregrine falcons, enjoy beautiful views and take advantage of the hiking trails along the way!

From leisurely rider to serious cycler, the Lake Champlain biking routes can accommodate any type of adventure. View the list of Lake Champlain lodging and book your trip today. 

Click on the image above to review a map of a mini-network of biking loops. 

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Acres of Apples

Acres of Apples
Travel through five different apple orchards. A special delight in the spring blooming season! Spectacular views of the "Grand ...
Location: Keeseville, NY
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Coon Mountain Circuit

Coon Mountain Circuit
Wonderful hiking possibilities along this route, with great views and abundant wildlife. 18.5 miles, Intermediate. Lake and mountain ...
Location: Essex, NY
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Ensign Pond Road

Ensign Pond Road
This lovely route is also a symbol of friendship: look for the stone with an image of the two shaking hands etched in it. The North ...
Location: Moriah, NY
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Fort to Fort

Fort to Fort
Take a tour of the countryside around two of America's most historic forts. This route includes abundant vantage points to behold Lake ...
Location: Crown Point, NY
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Iron to Iron

Iron to Iron
This wonderfully scenic route will go by some of the most pivotal elements of the Industrial Revolution, explained by the two museums ...
Location: Port Henry, NY
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Joe's Random Scoot

Joe's Random Scoot
This lovely loop offers wonderful woods and water views. The entire hamlet of Essex is designated as a National Historic District, with ...
Location: Crown Point, NY
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Lake Champlain Bikeways

Lake Champlain Bikeways
Lake Champlain Bikeways is a public/private initiative to create a network of interconnected, international bicycle routes. To date, a ...
Location: Crown Point, NY
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Lake Champlain Bikeways

Lake Champlain Bikeways
Lake Champlain Bikeways is a public/private initiative to create a network of interconnected, international bicycle routes. To date, a ...
Location: Crown Point, NY
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Mountain-Coast Connector

Mountain-Coast Connector
This rolling route has some isolated steep hills in the mountains and easy cruises around Lake Champlain. Find out why Elizabethtown, ...
Location: Westport, NY
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Osprey Way Loop

Osprey Way Loop
Get a "bird's eye view" of many different vistas in this bike loop marked by a osprey's nest visible from the road. Ride ...
Location: Crown Point, NY
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Paradox Lake Paths

Paradox Lake Paths
Many quiet paved roads give access to Paradox Lake Campground on Dark Bay. Excellent for children! A day use pass offers boat rental ...
Location: Paradox, NY
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Rolling Reber Ramble

Rolling Reber Ramble
The Reber area is a rolling patchwork of woods, houses, and farm fields with vistas of the western Adirondacks. Don't miss the stone ...
Location: Willsboro, NY
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Stony Lonesome Loop

Stony Lonesome Loop
Get off the asphalt! This spectacular half day of mountain biking is on mostly remote, unpaved roads, with a variety of hills and ...
Location: Crown Point, NY
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Surrounded by Water

Surrounded by Water
Begin the ride in the town of Willsboro, and go back in time with a visit to Adsit Cabin, built in 1778 for a family of sixteen! ...
Location: Willsboro, NY
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Water's Edge Trail

Water's Edge Trail
Travel a winding loop along the AuSable River, with views of the Adirondack Mountains and river valleys. Clintonville almost became the ...
Location: Keeseville, NY
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Biking along Lake Champlain

Many of the roads offer sweeping views of the lake and surrounding countryside.

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