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    Looking for the best cycling in United States? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around United States. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

    Top Cycling Spots in and near United States

    • New Shoreham, Rhode Island

      Explore Block Island

      5.0
      Block Island, a small island off the coast of the Rhode Island mainland, is well-known as a local summer playland. Tourists typically go to the quaint New England island in the summer months for the biking, hiking, sailing, kayaking, fishing and 17 miles of beaches.Although you can bring a car o...
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    • Chicago, Illinois

      Run Chicago’s Lakefront Trail

      5.0
      6.7 mi
      Chicago – the third largest city in the US and home to the deep dish pizza – doesn’t exactly scream “outdoorsy.” In reality, there is much more to Chicago than skyscrapers; there are dozens of parks, outdoor music venues, and the city is right on Lake Michigan, making it very easy on the eyes. Be...
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    • Corvallis, Oregon

      Mary's Peak

      4.4
      52 mi / 4020 ft gain
      This ride takes you from the banks of the Willamette River at the Corvallis waterfront to the top of Mary's Peak, 26 miles and 4,000 vertical feet away. While it starts out with a warm-up through the flats of the Willamette Valley, it quickly starts climbing up around the west side of Mary's Pea...
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    • Brevard, North Carolina

      Camp at Davidson River Campground in the Pisgah National Forest

      4.5
      Pisgah National Forest, in my opinion, is one of the best national forests in the United States. Being just a short drive from Great Smokey Mountain National Park it has all the feel of being in the smokies with more to explore. Pisgah has anything you could want to see or do from tens of water...
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    • Newbury, Massachusetts

      Explore the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge

      4.6
      6.5 mi
      Located just north of Boston, Parker River National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1941 to provide feeding, resting, and nesting habitat for migratory birds. The refuge lands are both scenic and diverse, with approximately 4700 acres of habitats including sandy beach and dune, cranberry bog, ...
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    • Mackinac Island, Michigan

      Bike around Mackinac Island

      4.0
      8.05 mi / 115 ft gain
      Mackinac Island is accessible only by ferry, and there are no cars allowed on the island. While you can rent bikes over there, we opted to bring ours along on the Star Line ferry. Super easy and we had no problems! Lake Shore Boulevard, or State Highway M-185, wraps around the entire island and ...
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    • Miami, Florida

      Bike through Shark Valley

      4.5
      15 mi
      The Shark Valley loop allows you to experience a peaceful bike ride and close encounters with wildlife found in the Everglades. This paved trail takes about 2-3 hours to complete and includes an observation tower with quite a view.Fill up or purchase water bottles at the Visitor Center for your a...
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    • Beacon, New York

      Explore Long Dock and Dennings Point Parks

      4.0
      Long Dock and Dennings Point are two of the most popular parks in Beacon, that just so happen to be connected by a train track turned trail. Plenty of parking is available at Long Dock, and its a perfect spot to picnic, launch your kayak into the Hudson, or cast your line hoping to reel in the bi...
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    • Saint Marys, Georgia

      Stafford Beach on Cumberland Island

      5.0
      7 mi
      Once you have reached the island by ferry from St. Mary's, GA, you will receive an orientation about your campsite and the island (You can rent bicycles at the main office on the island, too). Stafford Beach is 3.5 miles from the ferry landing so you will have plenty of time to explore the island...
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    • Austin, Texas

      Bike through Iconic Graffiti Landmarks in Austin

      5.0
      You don't have to rent a bike but it's the "Austin" thing to do. With plenty of pick up and drop off locations all throughout the city you can start the trip and end it whenever you feel like it! It's recommended to start the trip on South Congress at the bike rental located near Doc's Motorworks...
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    • New York, New York

      Run the Hudson River Greenway

      4.3
      18 mi / 212 ft gain
      To get in both some sights and a workout, follow the Hudson River Greenway to views of the Statue of Liberty, the Chelsea Piers, and George Washington Bridge, to name a few. This easy-access run is best done in the early morning or early evening, to avoid pedestrian traffic and too much sun. Keep...
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    • Damascus, Virginia

      Bike the Virginia Creeper Trail

      5.0
      17 mi
      This multi-use (hiking, biking, horseback riding) rail-trail stretches 34 miles from Abingdon, Virginia to Whitetop, Virginia, passing through forests in the Blue Ridge Mountains, small farming communities in the countryside, and small historic towns.While you can pick up the trail at any point, ...
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    • Jacksonville, Florida

      Beach Day at Blackrock Beach on Big Talbot Island

      5.0
      0.5 mi
      Venturing along the industrialized highway leading to Big Talbot Island will have one wondering how there could be any hope for a natural experience on the outskirts of Jacksonville. However, just 14 miles from the busy interstate, Big Talbot Island has plenty of hiking and biking trails, fishin...
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    • Arnold, California

      Hike the North Grove Trail in Calaveras Big Trees SP

      5.0
      1.7 mi / 40 ft gain
      When thinking of the iconic Sequoias of the Sierra Nevada, one usually thinks of Yosemite and Sequoia National Park. However, there is a often forgotten area of Giant Sierra Redwoods that gets far less traffic than the more popular groves. The North Grove Trail takes you through a grove of over 1...
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    • Salt Lake City, Utah

      Cycle City Creek Canyon

      5.0
      City Creek Canyon is a hidden gem, just minutes away from downtown Salt Lake City. Secluded winding roads will take you deep into the canyon, away from the bustling city. The sounds of the creek, canyon views, and the thick forest that lines the road provide for the perfect, quick escape.Starting...
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    • Seattle, Washington

      Washington Park Arboretum Loop Trail

      5.0
      2.4 mi / 197 ft gain
      The Washington Park Arboretum is the perfect place to swing through if you're looking for a short and gentle trail run without leaving the city. This expansive park includes the UW Botanic Gardens, Japanese Gardens, entire length of the Arboretum Creek - all landmarks you'll pass on this trail. ...
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