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The Best Mountain Biking in New York

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

Top mountain biking spots in and near New York

  • Montauk, New York

    Camp at Hither Hills State Park

    4.0
    Fall asleep to the sound of ocean waves at Hither Hills State Park, a beautiful oceanside campground with good facilities and access to swimming, fishing, hiking, and biking. The grounds offer beautiful sandy beaches, as well as woodland hikes. The Walking Dunes of Napeague Harbor make for an eas...
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  • Saranac Lake, New York

    Camp at Fish Creek Pond

    4.7
    Located in the Saranac Lake region there is a natural sand shoreline and water access for most campsites. There are countless rivers and ponds which allow use of motorized and non-motorized boats. The campsites are ideally located on Fish Creek Pond and Square Pond. The campsite offers a beac...
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  • Gardiner, New York

    Hike the Overcliff - Undercliff Road Loop

    5.3 mi / 350 ft gain
    From the West Trapps parking lot ($15 for hikers), walk to the end of the parking lot and past a large kiosk.  The trail connects the parking lot to the Overcliff Road/Undercliff Road junction.  The loop can be done in either direction.  I turned left on the Overcliff Road.  This takes you behind...
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  • Old Forge, New York

    Fat Bike the TOBIE Pedestrian and Bike Pathway

    Fatbikes, bikes with oversized tires and wider rims, designed to ride on snow, sand, through mud and over roots, have become more mainstream in the last couple of years. Thankfully, Mountainman Outdoor Supply Store in Old Forge has jumped on the bandwagon and now offers half-day and full-day rent...
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  • Kerhonkson, New York

    Lake Minnewaska Awosting Falls

    0.96 mi / 95 ft gain
    Lake Minnewaska Awosting Falls is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Wawarsing, New York.
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  • Kingston, New York

    Esopus Creek and Ashokan Reservoir

    5.41 mi / 194 ft gain
    Esopus Creek and Ashokan Reservoir is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Olivebridge, New York.
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  • Brooktondale, New York

    Shindagin Hollow State Forest Trails

    6.05 mi / 1030 ft gain
    Shindagin Hollow State Forest Trails is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Caroline, New York.
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  • Rodman, New York

    Oak Rim, John Young, and Inman Glide Trail

    9.25 mi / 1322 ft gain
    Oak Rim, John Young, and Inman Glide Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Rodman, New York.
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  • Pleasant Valley, New York

    Timbuktu Loop

    3.36 mi / 266 ft gain
    Timbuktu Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Pleasant Valley, New York.
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  • Babylon, New York

    Home Trail

    4.82 mi / 95 ft gain
    Home Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near North Babylon, New York.
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  • Ballston Spa, New York

    Woods Hollow Nature Preserve Trail

    1.98 mi / 230 ft gain
    Woods Hollow Nature Preserve Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Ballston Spa, New York.
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  • Babylon, New York

    Fire Island Lighthouse Trail

    6.39 mi / 39 ft gain
    Fire Island Lighthouse Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Bay Shore, New York.
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  • Bronx, New York

    Sound View Park Greenway

    3.1 mi / 105 ft gain
    Sound View Park Greenway is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near New York City, New York.
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  • Beacon, New York

    South Beacon Mountain via Casino Trail (Red)

    3.81 mi / 1332 ft gain
    South Beacon Mountain via Casino Trail (Red) is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Beacon, New York.
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  • Montauk, New York

    Hither Hills Trail

    8.12 mi / 344 ft gain
    Hither Hills Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near East Hampton, New York.
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  • Salamanca, New York

    Rock City and McCarthy Hill Loop

    24.33 mi / 2523 ft gain
    Rock City and McCarthy Hill Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Little Valley, New York.
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