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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

    • Los Olivos, California

      Backpack Zaca Ridge

      5.0
      7.32 mi / 2077 ft gain
      From Santa Ynez, CA take Armour Rd until it hits Happy Canyon Rd, and make a left. Follow this scenic drive through vineyards and oak shaded pastures into the Angeles National Forest. A half-mile section of asphalt is rough from winter storms, so drive slow. The road becomes Sunset Valley Rd and ...
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    • Califon, New Jersey

      Explore the Ken Lockwood Gorge

      4.3
      One of New Jerseys best kept secrets has to be the Ken Lockwood Gorge. If you are looking for a relaxing, beautiful, and nature packs place then this area is perfect for you. You can access the gorge from two different points, either by driving down Raritan River Rd. and parking right before you ...
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    • Redwood City, California

      Hike or Bike the Old Growth Redwood Loop at El Corte de Madera

      4.4
      8.8 mi / 1900 ft gain
      This hike starts at the middle parking lot of the El Corte de Madera Open Space Preserve. The middle lot is located roughly a mile south on Skyline Boulevard from the Skeggs Point Vista. From the parking lot, take the Methuselah Trail for 0.3 miles until you reach the Timberview Trail. Take this ...
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    • Ketchum, Idaho

      Camp at the Coyote Yurts

      5.0
      The Coyote Yurts are a little known treasure within the Sawtooth National Forest. Built and maintained by Sun Valley Trekking, these yurts are equipped with everything you need for a weekend getaway during any season of the year. Adventurers who enjoy mountain biking and backcountry skiing will n...
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    • Claremont, California

      Claremont Wilderness Loop

      4.8
      5.03 mi / 1020 ft gain
      Drive to the top of Mills Ave in Claremont. There is a main parking area to the left and overflow parking a block south on the right. It costs $3 to park for 4hrs. As the name implies, the Wilderness Loop is a loop that connects to other trails in the Claremont Hills Wilderness. You can choose t...
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    • Evergreen, Colorado

      Private and Tranquil Retreat at Beaver Brook Watershed

      4.0
      Note: This is NOT the Beaver Brook Trail in Genesee Park/Lookout Mountain! If you enjoy the scenery and ambiance of Evergreen, but Evergreen Lake has become too crowded for your tastes, Beaver Brook Watershed (owned by the City of Golden) is an excellent alternative. It’s a small, secluded area a...
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    • Galveston, Texas

      Explore Galveston Island State Park

      4.5
      Galveston Island State Park is one of the several state parks in Texas offering coastline to the Gulf of Mexico. The park is good to visit during any time of the year, and offers several hiking, biking and paddling trails. In order to take advantage of the paddling trails you must bring your own ...
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    • Twin Lakes, Colorado

      Camp at Twin Lakes' White Star Campground

      4.5
      This area is located on the other side of Independence Pass from Aspen, which is only accessible during the summer, or can be reached year-round via Leadville, which is about 20 miles away along Highway 24. From Twin Lakes Village drive approximately 1.5 miles east on Highway 82 and take the exit...
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    • Glastonbury, Connecticut

      Blackledge Falls

      4.0
      1.46 mi / 207 ft gain
      Although the park contains hiking trails, a pond and a streambelt, the primary draw of this parcel of land is the 25 foot waterfall. The falls flow varies depending on the volume of precipitation, from a trickle in the dry months to a three-pronged vertical drop after some consistent snow melt or...
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    • Mount Pleasant, Tennessee

      Stillhouse Falls

      5.0
      1.23 mi / 295 ft gain
      This waterfall is a fun short hike that can be done quick, or a nice place to hangout for the day in your hammock to read a book! From Nashville, take I-65 south and take the Saturn Parkway toward Columbia. Turn right on Hwy 43 and proceed about 21 miles. The natural area parking area is on the ...
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    • Telluride, Colorado

      Alta Lakes Dispersed Camping

      4.7
      Note: Camping is permitted around the lake. There are approximately 20 undeveloped campsites. For more information, head to the US Forest Service website. Camping Facilities20 campsites that are completely undevelopedCamping is permitted at only the designated campsitesPortable toilets are avail...
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    • Houston, Texas

      Hit the Trails at Memorial Park

      3.5
      Memorial Park is a hub for Houstonians looking to escape that busy day-to-day urban rush. With a 3 mile running loop and 10 miles worth of multi-use trails to offer, the park does tend to get pretty busy, however it is rare that you would not be able to find parking on any given day.The best trai...
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    • Lowman, Idaho

      Marten Lake and Kelly Lake

      5.0
      9.16 mi / 1434 ft gain
      The Sawtooth mountain range consists of hundreds, maybe thousands, of small, crystal clear lakes. Because of the sheer number of lakes, there are many destinations where the foot traffic is considerably low. Most weekend packers will stick to the familiar: they find themselves hiking to Sawtooth ...
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    • Rising Fawn, Georgia

      Camp at Cloudland Canyon State Park

      4.8
      If you're looking to camp somewhere with exceptional hiking and beautiful waterfalls, Southeastern Tennessee locals know not to look further than Lookout Mountain. Located on the western edge, Cloudland Canyon State Park straddles Sitton Gulch Creek and is perfect for a weekend exploration.If sta...
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    • Moose, Wyoming

      Camping at "The Observatory"

      4.9
      Ah...the Observatory. This is not its actual name, but the nickname it has earned over many years of use by the seasonal employees. This is an amazing site to camp at, just on the edge of the Bridger-Teton forest right outside of the park. This area overlooks the entire valley and Teton range. Th...
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    • Littleton, Colorado

      Hike the Coyote Song-Swallow Trail Loop

      3.8
      3 mi / 350 ft gain
      We all love to live our weekends to the fullest, but say you're itching for an adventure and it's midweek with the weekend still a good 3 or 4 days away? South Valley Park is the place to go if you're looking for an after-work adventure or just don't feel like driving too far from the city. A sho...
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