If you prefer to get off the asphalt and experience some thrills of more rugged terrain on your bike, the Lake Champlain Region has plenty to offer.
From short and easy loops to cross-country trails, there is enough dirt to keep all the off-road riders in your party happy.
- Otis Mountain Ski & Bike Trails is an entire recreation area on an old time ski hill in Elizabethtown. The trails are spread out over more than 600 acres and includes several summits, a waterfall, and plenty of natural and man-made features, including a magical, mythical soda machine.
- Ausable Chasm Campground & Recreation Area has 25 miles of mountain bike trails for cyclists of all abilities; from double-wide easier trails to single track challenges. Ausable Chasm is one of the first areas to open in the spring, and features excellent rides just for kids, and weekly races for a variety of age groups. Plus, it's near Ausable Brewing, so what more could you ask for?
- Blueberry Hill Trails in the Town of Elizabethtown are a network of 30 different trails offering different challenges and lengths no matter your fat-tire or mountain biking abilities. Choose your own adventure via the link up trails, which join other longer trails.
Immerse yourself in our nature. Glimpse an array of wildlife, including bald eagles and peregrine falcons, enjoy beautiful views over a wide variety of terrain.
Looking to give yourself and your knobby tires a bit of a break? The Lake Champlain Region has excellent gravel riding!
- Stoney Lonesome loop is a half-day trip of riding on remote, unpaved roads with a variety of terrain.
- Coon Mountain Circuit is an 18.5 mile Lake Champlain mountain biking loop that includes Split Rock Mountain, Webb-Royce Swamp and Coon Mountain.
Leave No Trace and Love Your ADK
The magic of the Adirondacks is the result of previous generations taking a long view and protecting the mountains, lakes, and rivers within the Blue Line. That tradition continues today as we support and encourage everyone to practice Leave No Trace ethics, which help protect the lands and waters of the Adirondacks.