Best Road Biking in Maine

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

  • #1 Acadia National Park Cruise

    3 Reviews

    Bar Harbor, ME

    The carriage paths lacing Acadia National Park, on Maine's famous Mount Desert Island, are one of Acadia's unique features. These dirt roads, winding through the island's interior forests and ...
    •  26 miles
    •  Guide

    The carriage paths lacing Acadia National Park, on Maine's famous Mount Desert Island, are one of Acadia's unique features. ...

  • #2 South Portland Greenbelt

    2 Reviews

    South Portland, ME

    This short trail offers a trip through South Portland with spectacular views of the Portland skyline. A favorite for locals, it also offers tourists a chance to see the city at its best. Surface: ...
    •  3.5 miles
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    This short trail offers a trip through South Portland with spectacular views of the Portland skyline. A favorite for locals, ...

  • #3 Kennebec Crossing Challenge

    1 Reviews

    Wiscasset, ME

    This exhilarating and challenging tour explores the land formed by the Sheepscot and Kennebec rivers as they flow into the islands between Bath and Boothbay Harbor. Its 55 miles of rolling roads ...
    •  55.2 miles
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    This exhilarating and challenging tour explores the land formed by the Sheepscot and Kennebec rivers as they flow into the ...

  • #4 Moose Country Challenge

    0 Reviews

    Bridgton, ME

    This route explores the pond-studded terrain between Sebago Lake and the White Mountains. On a sunny day in mid-March, this is the perfect ride from which to take in the scenes of a winter's ...
    •  41.5 miles
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    This route explores the pond-studded terrain between Sebago Lake and the White Mountains. On a sunny day in mid-March, this ...

  • #5 Camden Hills and Coastal Cruise

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    Camden, ME

    It's a first rate ride that offers both inland and coastal highlights. Loops will take you into a landscape of green hills, farms, and three coastal communities on Penobscot Bay, including the ...
    •  51.1 miles
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    It's a first rate ride that offers both inland and coastal highlights. Loops will take you into a landscape of green hills, ...

  • #6 Solon to Bingham Rail-Trail

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    Solon, ME

    Tucked along the edge of the wide Kennebec River, the Solo to Bingham Trail offers a pleasant diversion from I–95. Less than forty-five minutes away from the highway, this flat and scenic trail ...
    •  7 miles
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    Tucked along the edge of the wide Kennebec River, the Solo to Bingham Trail offers a pleasant diversion from I–95. Less than ...

  • #7 Pemaquid Point Cruise

    0 Reviews

    Damariscotta, ME

    Centuries ago glaciers carved out the rocky shoreline that distinguishes Maine's coast from the smoother Atlantic seaboard farther south. The glaciers scooped out a series of distinct peninsula's ...
    •  38.9 miles
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    Centuries ago glaciers carved out the rocky shoreline that distinguishes Maine's coast from the smoother Atlantic seaboard ...

  • #8 Sunrise County Challenge

    0 Reviews

    Dennysville, ME

    "Sunrise" County is an unspoiled land of quiet beauty. Along its coastline, washed by the highest tides in the country, lie small fishing villages. Just inland are pristine forests, clear lakes, ...
    •  65.3 miles
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    "Sunrise" County is an unspoiled land of quiet beauty. Along its coastline, washed by the highest tides in the country, lie ...

  • #9 Southwest Coastal Challenge

    1 Reviews

    Kennebunkport, ME

    This is one of the rides recommended by the Maine Department of Transportation, with a few modifications. Scenery is fantastic, and it’s easy, flat pedaling. That won’t be the case in July or ...
    •  44 miles
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    This is one of the rides recommended by the Maine Department of Transportation, with a few modifications. Scenery is fantastic, ...

  • #10 Popham Ramble

    0 Reviews

    Phippsburg, ME

    This ride will be a favorite with beach lovers and historians. Those who just want a short rolling pedal through coastal countryside will be delighted as well. The peninsula south of Bath is ...
    •  15.4 miles
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    This ride will be a favorite with beach lovers and historians. Those who just want a short rolling pedal through coastal ...

  • #11 Mount Desert Island Cruise

    0 Reviews

    Acadia National Park, ME

    No guide to Maine cycling would be complete without a chapter on Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park—the place that comes to mind when almost anyone talks about biking in Maine. Acadia ...
    •  25.6 miles
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    No guide to Maine cycling would be complete without a chapter on Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park—the place that ...

  • #12 Belgrade Lakes Cruise

    0 Reviews

    Belgrade, ME

    The beautiful Belgrade Lakes area is home to many people who work in Augusta, the state capital. In fact, this ride is popular with Augusta area cyclists, who love the enormous shoulders on Maine ...
    •  26.9 miles
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    The beautiful Belgrade Lakes area is home to many people who work in Augusta, the state capital. In fact, this ride is popular ...

  • #13 Pemaquid Challenge

    0 Reviews

    New Harbor, ME

    One of the beauties of the Pemaquid Peninsula is its width. Unlike many of Maine’s coastal peninsulas, it’s wide enough to have more than one north-south road. That’s good news for cyclists ...
    •  41.3 miles
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    One of the beauties of the Pemaquid Peninsula is its width. Unlike many of Maine’s coastal peninsulas, it’s wide enough to ...

  • #14 China Lake Cruise

    0 Reviews

    China, ME

    This ride is just plain good pedaling on quiet back roads in an area of rural Maine that’s easily accessible from the interstate and from coastal regions. A study of Maine’s place names is i ...
    •  34.3 miles
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    This ride is just plain good pedaling on quiet back roads in an area of rural Maine that’s easily accessible from the interstate ...

  • #15 Islesboro Ramble

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    Islesboro, ME

    Flat terrain, magnificent scenery, and light traffic combine to make this ride a popular one. Throw in the ferry ride, a swim or two, photo stops, and ice cream and you’ve got a whole day’s worth ...
    •  27.2 miles
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    Flat terrain, magnificent scenery, and light traffic combine to make this ride a popular one. Throw in the ferry ride, a ...

  • #16 Cape Rosier Ramble

    0 Reviews

    Brooksville, ME

    Take your time, stop for all the sights, immerse yourself in an atmosphere that seems far removed from the present. Or just pedal hard and enjoy a great exercise loop. Cyclists with mountain ...
    •  15.8 miles
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    Take your time, stop for all the sights, immerse yourself in an atmosphere that seems far removed from the present. Or just ...

  • #17 Norridgewock Ramble

    0 Reviews

    Norridgewock, ME

    The route is primarily on quiet secondary roads, where traffic is scarce. Rural scenery includes farms and two rivers. With two short sections of unpaved road, this is a perfect ride for a group ...
    •  16.2 miles
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    The route is primarily on quiet secondary roads, where traffic is scarce. Rural scenery includes farms and two rivers. With ...

  • #18 Blue Hill Challenge

    0 Reviews

    Blue Hill, ME

    Biking in Maine doesn’t get any better than this. Brooklin, the tiny village near the southern end of the peninsula, posts a sign welcoming visitors to the “boatbuilding capital of the world.” ...
    •  44.3 miles
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    Biking in Maine doesn’t get any better than this. Brooklin, the tiny village near the southern end of the peninsula, posts ...

  • #19 Way Downeast Classic

    0 Reviews

    East Machias, ME

    Maine doesn’t get any better than this. Gaze out over the Atlantic from the easternmost point in the United States, stop for a snack at wild blueberry barrens, and visit a fishing village that ...
    •  80.6 miles
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    Maine doesn’t get any better than this. Gaze out over the Atlantic from the easternmost point in the United States, stop ...

  • #20 Passamaquoddy Bay Ramble

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    Perry, ME

    This is what coastal New England cycling should be: great views, rolling terrain, minimal traffic. Take your pick of salt or fresh water, or make stops at both. This ride is guaranteed to send ...
    •  18.9 miles
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    This is what coastal New England cycling should be: great views, rolling terrain, minimal traffic. Take your pick of salt ...