Best Road Biking in California

This list represents the most popular road biking in California. Use this list to plan your next California road biking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Aliso Summit Trail

    19 Reviews

    Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park, CA

    Aliso Summit Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Laguna Niguel, California. It is within Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park. It is 2.9 miles long and begins at 333 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  2.9 miles

    Aliso Summit Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Laguna Niguel, California. It is within Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness ...

  • #2 Cleghorn Fire Road

    11 Reviews

    Silverwood Lake State Recreational Area, CA

    Cleghorn Fire Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in San Bernardino County, California. It is within Silverwood Lake State Recreational Area and San Bernardino National Forest. It is 15.9 ...
    •  15.9 miles

    Cleghorn Fire Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in San Bernardino County, California. It is within Silverwood Lake ...

  • #3 American River Bike Trail

    10 Reviews

    Folsom Lake State Recreational Area, CA

    American River Bike Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Placer County and Sacramento County, California. It is within Folsom Lake State Recreational Area, Folsom Powerhouse State Historic Park, ...
    •  40.2 miles

    American River Bike Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Placer County and Sacramento County, California. It is within Folsom ...

  • #4 Big Sycamore Canyon Trail

    12 Reviews

    Point Mugu State Park, CA

    Big Sycamore Canyon Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Ventura County, California. It is within Boney Mountain State Wilderness, Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, and ...
    •  4.4 miles

    Big Sycamore Canyon Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Ventura County, California. It is within Boney Mountain ...

  • #5 Donner Canyon Road

    8 Reviews

    Mount Diablo State Park, CA

    Donner Canyon Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Clayton, California. It is within Mount Diablo State Park. It is 1.5 miles long and begins at 523 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...
    •  1.5 miles

    Donner Canyon Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Clayton, California. It is within Mount Diablo State Park. It ...

  • #6 Boulder Creek Road

    5 Reviews

    Cleveland National Forest, CA

    Boulder Creek Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in San Diego County, California. It is within Cleveland National Forest. It is 13.0 miles long and begins at 3,651 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  13.0 miles

    Boulder Creek Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in San Diego County, California. It is within Cleveland National ...

  • #7 Holy Jim Hiking Trail

    12 Reviews

    Cleveland National Forest, CA

    Holy Jim Hiking Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Riverside County and Orange County, California. It is within Cleveland National Forest. It is 4.6 miles long and begins at 4,169 feet altitude. ...
    •  4.6 miles

    Holy Jim Hiking Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Riverside County and Orange County, California. It is within Cleveland ...

  • #8 Holy Jim Canyon Road

    5 Reviews

    Cleveland National Forest, CA

    Holy Jim Canyon Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Orange County, California. It is within Cleveland National Forest. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 1,733 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  0.5 miles

    Holy Jim Canyon Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Orange County, California. It is within Cleveland National Forest. ...

  • #9 Robie Point Fire Break Trail

    8 Reviews

    Auburn State Recreational Area, CA

    Robie Point Fire Break Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Auburn, California. It is within Auburn State Recreational Area. It is 2.1 miles long and begins at 1,128 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  2.1 miles

    Robie Point Fire Break Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Auburn, California. It is within Auburn State Recreational ...

  • #10 Lupine Loop

    11 Reviews

    Monterey County, CA

    Lupine Loop is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Monterey County, California. It is 1.4 miles long and begins at 195 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.5 miles with a total elevation ...
    •  1.4 miles

    Lupine Loop is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Monterey County, California. It is 1.4 miles long and begins at 195 feet ...

  • #11 Nicasio Reservoir

    4 Reviews

    Nicasio, CA

    A beautiful, peaceful ride with little traffic on smooth country roads with moderate rolling hills. Be sure to take this ride clockwise to avoid strong winds that come up during the day.
    •  22 miles
    •  Guide

    A beautiful, peaceful ride with little traffic on smooth country roads with moderate rolling hills. Be sure to take this ...

  • #12 Berkeley and the Oakland Hills

    1 Reviews

    Berkeley, CA

    The lush and heavily forested Berkeley Hills contrast sharply with the grassy oak-covered hills around Lafayette and make this set of rides one of the most interesting in the East Bay. Energetic ...
    •  27 miles
    •  Guide

    The lush and heavily forested Berkeley Hills contrast sharply with the grassy oak-covered hills around Lafayette and make ...

  • #13 Palo Alto and San Francisco by Train

    1 Reviews

    Palo Alto, CA

    A great way to experience nearly the entire Bay Area by bike is to utilize Caltrain to take you from Palo Alto into San Francisco and then to ride back. The train line ends in the city very near ...
    •  49 miles
    •  Guide

    A great way to experience nearly the entire Bay Area by bike is to utilize Caltrain to take you from Palo Alto into San Francisco ...

  • #14 Cronan Ranch Road

    7 Reviews

    El Dorado County, CA

    Cronan Ranch Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in El Dorado County, California. It is 2.3 miles long and begins at 911 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.6 miles with a total ...
    •  2.3 miles

    Cronan Ranch Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in El Dorado County, California. It is 2.3 miles long and begins at ...

  • #15 Peters Canyon Trail

    6 Reviews

    Citrus Ranch Park, CA

    Peters Canyon Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Orange County, California. It is within Lower Peters Canyon, Peters Canyon Regional Park, Citrus Ranch Park, Orchard Hills, and Walnut. ...
    •  7.9 miles

    Peters Canyon Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Orange County, California. It is within Lower Peters Canyon, ...

  • #16 Cougar Crest Trail

    5 Reviews

    San Bernardino National Forest, CA

    Cougar Crest Trail is a hiking and biking trail in San Bernardino County, California. It is within San Bernardino National Forest. It is 2.4 miles long and begins at 6,841 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  2.4 miles

    Cougar Crest Trail is a hiking and biking trail in San Bernardino County, California. It is within San Bernardino National ...

  • #17 Happy Camp Canyon Fire Road

    8 Reviews

    Ventura County, CA

    Happy Camp Canyon Fire Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Ventura County, California. It is 1.8 miles long and begins at 1,537 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.7 miles ...
    •  1.8 miles

    Happy Camp Canyon Fire Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Ventura County, California. It is 1.8 miles long and ...

  • #18 Shoreline Park and Palo Alto Badlands

    2 Reviews

    Mountain View, CA

    Starting at the train station near downtown Mountain View, this route initially leads along Stevens Creek on the Stevens Creek Trail, a paved bike path that follows the creek toward the bay. ...
    •  19 miles
    •  Guide

    Starting at the train station near downtown Mountain View, this route initially leads along Stevens Creek on the Stevens ...

  • #19 Glen Ellen to Kenwood

    4 Reviews

    Glen Ellen, CA

    A flat scenic tour through the Sonoma Valley on picturesque wooded back roads. A trip that the whole family can enjoy. Located in the Sonoma Valley "Valley of the Moon."
    •  10.5 miles
    •  Guide

    A flat scenic tour through the Sonoma Valley on picturesque wooded back roads. A trip that the whole family can enjoy. ...

  • #20 Around Lake Chabot Regional Park

    2 Reviews

    San Leandro, CA

    Encompassing nearly 5000 acres, the park is home to many other recreational activities, such as camping, picnicking, horseback riding, hiking and mountain biking. This ride follows a route ...
    •  25 miles
    •  Guide

    Encompassing nearly 5000 acres, the park is home to many other recreational activities, such as camping, picnicking, horseback ...