Road Cycling

Bikeways and loops

Don't miss the Adirondack Coast Bikeways, the premiere network of 14 themed loops that is part of the 1,600 miles of the Lake Champlain Bikeways, which circumnavigate Lake Champlain and extend into Quebec, Canada.

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Gravel riding

In the mood for something a bit more rugged but aren't looking for the mountain bike trails? The Lake Champlain Region's gravel riding is the best of both worlds!

  • 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.

Love Your ADK

By taking the Love Your Adirondacks Pledge and practicing Leave No Trace ethics you can help ensure that the forests, waterways, and communities of the Adirondacks remain beautiful and unique for generations to come.

Mountain-Coast Connector

This rolling route has some isolated steep hills in the mountains and easy cruises around Lake Champlain. Find out why Elizabethtown, the county seat, was first named "Pleasant Valley."

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Location: 
1234 Stevenson Rd, Westport, 12993
  
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 160 structures built between 1810 and 1860.

Cycling...

Location: 
814 Bridge Road, Crown Point, 12928
  
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 Champlain and distant mountains.

Cycling

All...

Location: 
814 Bridge Road, Crown Point, 12928
  
Water's Edge Trail

Travel a winding loop along the AuSable River, with views of the Adirondack Mountains and river valleys. Fun fact: Clintonville (which the route passes through) almost became the capital of New...

Location: 
Route 22, Keeseville, 12944
  
Osprey Way Loop

With the mountains as your backdrop, ride by lakes and meadows on this scenic loop. Gain a "bird's eye view" from it's many vantage points, and see if you can spot the osprey's nest along the...

Location: 
Lake Road, Crown Point, 12928
  
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! Along the way you'll see lots of legendary views and cool homes....

Location: 
Route 22, Willsboro, 12996
  
Wet & Wild

Take a day long ride through some of the most remote paved roads in the whole park. View dozens of ponds and wetlands, cross several headwaters, and see some historic mining and farming areas....

Location: 
16 Park Place, Port Henry, 12974
  
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 octagonal schoolhouse!

By the numbers

18.6 miles...

Location: 
Route 22, Willsboro, 12996
  
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 Hudson Pine Ridge Cemetery is the resting place of a number of...

Location: 
Ensign Pond Road, Moriah, 12960
  
Acres of Apples

Travel through five different apple orchards.

Getting there

  • Services in Port Kent and Peru.
  • 24.4 miles - Port Kent & Peru....
Location: 
Port Kent Ferry Dock, Keeseville, 12944
  
Woman's Suffrage Way

Upstate New York was the cradle of women's rights. Celebrate this slice of history with gorgeous views and abundant wildlife near Split Rock Mountain Wild Forest.

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Location: 
Main St, Essex, 12936
  
Wild Flow Mountain Bike Tours

The Adirondack Mountains have long been home to true outdoor enthusiasts. The people that come here live and breath the mountain life, grounding themselves among the natural beauty of the High...

Location: 
, Plattsburgh, 12901