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    Looking for the best mountain biking 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 Mountain Biking Spots in and near United States

    • Pollock Pines, California

      Jenkinson Lake Loop Trail at Sly Park

      4.0
      8.19 mi / 640 ft gain
      The Jenkinson Lake Loop Trail runs along Jenkinson Lake, making for an easy, shaded, and well-marked hike that the entire family can enjoy. The full loop is over eight miles, but can be easily modified into a shorter trip, as well. Along the way, you will see a variety of activities along the la...
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    • Evergreen, Colorado

      Hike Panorama Point at Corwina Park

      4.7
      2.7 mi / 640 ft gain
      Jefferson County, the "Gateway to the Rockies" has dozens of great parks and trails. One of the best, however, is often overlooked, as it is sandwiched between bigger and more popular parks. Corwina Park is a small section located off Hwy. 74, near the village of Kittredge. Sitting between the po...
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    • Colfax, California

      Hike The Historical Stevens Trail

      5.0
      8 mi / 3376 ft gain
      Best known as one of the most popular hiking and biking trails to the North Fork American River, in part because of the easy access from Colfax. However, this is a remote trail, and hikers are advised to bring plenty of fluids as well as carry a whistle. The entire trail is primarily shaded, pa...
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    • Apache Junction, Arizona

      Camp at Lost Dutchman State Park

      4.8
      Lost Dutchman State Park is located near the Superstition Mountains in central Phoenix, about 40 miles from Phoenix. There is a $7 day use fee to enter the park, which is waived if you’re camping ($15/night). The park offers 134 campsites, each with a picnic table, barbeque grill, and fire pit, a...
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    • Spicewood, Texas

      Camp at Pace Bend Park

      4.4
      Pace Bend is a favorite camping and day use destination near Austin, Texas. The park is approximately 45 minutes West of Austin located off of Hwy 71 and offers visitors a wide range of recreational activities. There is an entrance fee of $10 per vehicle for Day Use only and $15 per vehicle for p...
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    • Amboy, Washington

      Siouxon Trail to 14 Mile Falls

      5.0
      13.03 mi / 2310 ft gain
      When you park at the top of the trail, all you see is layers and layers of emerald trees and ground clear of any underbrush. Once on the trail, you start on a rapid decline that brings you to the first of the many streams along this hike. Cross the bridge made out of logs and head towards the ma...
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    • Topanga, California

      Eagle Rock in Topanga State Park

      4.4
      5.99 mi / 1106 ft gain
      Eagle Rock is located in Topanga State Park in the Santa Monica Mountains, and it is a unique formation that provides an amazing panoramic view of Santa Monica. On a clear day, the Catalina Islands and Palos Verdes Peninsula are visible. You can park on along the street of Entrada Rd. or pay $10 ...
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    • Golden, Colorado

      Hike South Table Mountain

      4.0
      3.3 mi / 1500 ft gain
      Want to see a rainbow? Possibly some coyotes or other Colorado wildlife?This hike is full of twists and turns, mostly involving the trail, but also in surprises along the way.Drive into downtown Golden (grab some food if you're hungry) and then park at the base of the Golden Summit trail. Startin...
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    • Laguna Niguel, California

      Dripping Cave in the Aliso & Wood Canyons Wilderness

      4.4
      7.68 mi / 889 ft gain
      Dripping Cave sits tucked away in a corner of Wood Canyon, part of the Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park, and the trail to the cave, while short, requires *at least* a 2.25 mile hike in from the nearest trailhead (West Ridge Trail to Mathis Canyon), though this is less than ideal as that rou...
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    • Jefferson, Colorado

      Colorado Trail: Kenosha Pass to FR 130

      4.6
      6.81 mi / 938 ft gain
      The Colorado Trail (http://www.coloradotrail.org) is 500 miles long and stretches from Denver to Durango. Perhaps the most-traveled portion of the Colorado Trail is at Kenosha Pass. Kenosha Pass is well-known for its thick, colorful stands of aspen in the fall. During peak leaf season (late Septe...
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    • Golden, Colorado

      Matthews/Winters Park Loop

      4.0
      4.99 mi / 827 ft gain
      Matthews/Winters Park, which is part of the Jefferson County Open Space system, is proof that you do not have to go far from the city to enjoy the mountains. Nestled in the foothills between Golden and Morrison just off I-70 and C-470, Matthews/Winters is easy to access from Denver and any of the...
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    • Boise, Idaho

      Freddy's Stack Rock Loop

      4.0
      11.34 mi / 2044 ft gain
      The trail to Stack Rock is a well maintained path that generates a lot of attention due to its special destination. The famed rock overlooks the City of Trees and surrounding Treasure Valley. This trek is popular among locals because of its proximity to the city and its spectacular views. Getti...
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    • Arcadia, California

      Mt. Wilson Loop from Chantry Flat

      5.0
      12.74 mi / 4852 ft gain
      Mt. Wilson is one of the more difficult mountains in the San Gabriel to hike, making this adventure Intermediate. While 5,700 feet doesn't seem that tall, the mountain has a prominence of almost 5,300 feet, meaning that hike is steeper and longer than some of the other popular mountains that star...
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    • Auburn, California

      Hike to the North Fork Dam of Lake Clementine

      5.0
      4 mi
      Located only roughly 40 minutes from Sacramento. This trail will allow you to view and walk under the 5th largest bridge in the US as well as enjoy the waterfall spectacle of a top releasing Dam. Once reaching Old Foresthill Road from the town of Auburn, drive over the smaller bridge spanning the...
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    • Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

      Hike Mineral Ridge

      4.2
      3.3 mi / 1000 ft gain
      Wander through a classic Inland Northwest pine tree forest as you climb up to Mineral Ridge. At the top, explore historical Caribou Cabin and take the spur trail to the left to an abandoned mine. There is a lot of history scattered on this short loop hike! Continue past the cabin and take in v...
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    • Plano, Texas

      Arbor Hills Nature Preserve Loop

      3.9
      2.44 mi / 20 ft gain
      Arbor Hills Nature Preserve is a free, fantastic get-away for a quick dose of the outdoors in the middle of the busy city. Safe and family-friendly, this preserve has a wide variety of visitors doing every type of activity, from jogging to mountain biking to drone flying. The playground sits nex...
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