The extreme mountain biking trails that loop, wind, and carve their way through the woodlands, country roads, and breathtaking scenery of Pennsylvania offer thrill-seeking mountain bikers the ride of their lives. So tune up that old bicycle and come see why visitors are cruising their way through the mountains and forests of the Keystone State.
The Greater Reading Trails – Dutch County Roads
The Greater Reading Trails offer access to more than 125 miles of mountain biking trails in Berks County, from beginner-friendly cruises to challenging rock-strewn routes. In 2015, the trail system attained the International Mountain Biking Association’s Bronze Level Ride Center status and is the only ride center in the northeastern U.S.
The Allegrippis Trails - The Alleghenies
With endless combinations of routes and more than 35 miles of multi-use trail systems, the Allegrippis trail system at Raystown Lake has become one of the premier mountain biking destinations in the eastern United States. Built by the International Mountain Bicycling Association, these trails were specifically designed by mountain bikers to provide a network of multipurpose trails to enjoy.
Seven Springs Down Hill Park - Laurel Highlands
With obstacles such as ladder bridges and 20-foot jumps, Seven Springs Down Hill Park is sure to leave adrenaline junkies breathless and longing for more. This bike park is packed with exciting trails perfect for every skill level, ranging from beginners to professionals. Guests can choose from a variety of different muddy, dirty and rocky ways to reach the bottom.
Nockamixon State Park - Philadelphia and and the Countryside
This intermediate 10-mile trail is excellent for bikers. Located outside of Philadelphia, the trail offers various loops, rocky paths, and even some shallow stream crossings. Bikers can also enjoy the scenic views of Nockamixon Lake as they loop around the park.
Rockton Mountain Trail System - Pennsylvania Wilds
The Rockton Mountain Trails offer a rugged mixture of rocks and roots to attract bikers exploring the trail network throughout Moshannon State Forest. Although relatively flat, this incredibly maintained and well-marked trail system offers optimal wildlife viewing, a variety of route options, and of course, superb mountain biking through the Pennsylvania Wilds.
Bear Creek Mountain Resort - Lehigh Valley
Who said that skiing and snowboarding are the only ways to enjoy a ski resort? During the summer months, Bear Creek Mountain Resort invites hikers and mountain bikers to experience the rugged, wooded landscape surrounding its beautiful property. After tearing it up on the cross country trails, visitors can stop in and check out the Grille at Bear Creek for the perfect post-ride refreshment.
Pocono Biking - Upstate PA
From relaxing rail trail rides on the Lehigh Canal path to scenic biking trips over the Switchback Trail, Pocono Biking gives guests a heart-pumping journey through the beautiful Pocono Mountains. These guided trips are sure to provide mountain bikers and outdoor enthusiasts with non-stop fun.
Roth Rock Ride - The Alleghenies
The Roth Rock Ride, a trail through the gorgeous Rothrock State Forest, offers 36.3 miles of some of the most extreme mountain biking in the state. Providing a mix of dirt roads, technical single tracks and rock garden trails, this riding experience will get any heart pumping. This exhilarating trail features a section through an impressive, historical patch of woods appropriately filled with Pennsylvania’s state tree, the Eastern Hemlock.
Wicked Wissahickon Valley Trail - Philadelphia and the Countryside
Located within Philadelphia’s city limits, Wicked Wissahickon Valley Trail provides mountain bikers with the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. This wild journey, considered to have some of the most technical lines in the region, takes trail riders alongside the pristine fishing areas of Wissahickon Creek and the popular rock climbing spot, Livezey Rock. All 13.4 miles of this urban wilderness loop offer the perfect escape for an afternoon ride.
Two Mile Run Mountain Bike Trails - Pennsylvania’s Great Lakes Region
The challenging 20 miles of single track trails at Two Mile Run Park is a hidden gem in the Oil Heritage region of the commonwealth. The trail offers mountain bikers three large loops to choose from, each ranging in length and difficulty. Bikers should also be sure to enjoy the wooded camp sites and picnic pavilions for rent around the beautiful lake.
Blue Marsh Lake Bike Trails - Dutch Country Roads
Blue Marsh Lake features a beautiful 20-mile hike and bike trail around the scenic lake. Visitors are able to enjoy the calming view as they walk or ride the long trek across the park. Mountain bikers can also ride any of the three additional interpretive trails, all perfect for a relaxed ride surrounded by picturesque scenery. The lake area features additional outdoor recreational activities that bikers can enjoy after their ride, including fishing, horseback riding, water sports, and hunting.