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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  • Webster, New York

    Big Field, Meadow, and Big Woods Trails Loop

    2.01 mi / 269 ft gain
    Big Field, Meadow, and Big Woods Trails Loop is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Webster, 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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  • Port Jervis, New York

    Point Peter Loop

    1.86 mi / 404 ft gain
    Point Peter Loop is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Port Jervis, New York.
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  • Manorville, New York

    Paumanok Path Trail

    21.21 mi / 1168 ft gain
    Paumanok Path Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Riverhead, 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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  • Wilmington, New York

    The Flume Fall

    2.48 mi / 354 ft gain
    The Flume Fall is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Wilmington, New York.
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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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  • Gardiner, New York

    Millbrook Mountain Trail

    4.61 mi / 400 ft gain
    Millbrook Mountain Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Kerhonkson, New York.
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  • Utica, New York

    Proctor Park Greater Loop

    2.19 mi / 85 ft gain
    Proctor Park Greater Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Utica, 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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  • Canandaigua, New York

    Ontario Pathways Rail Trail: Canandaigua to Phelps Junction

    21.81 mi / 545 ft gain
    Ontario Pathways Rail Trail: Canandaigua to Phelps Junction is a point-to-point trail that is moderately difficult located near Canandaigua, New York.
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  • Lake Placid, New York

    Peninsula Loop

    2.04 mi / 89 ft gain
    Peninsula Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Lake Placid, New York.
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