This list represents the most popular road biking in North Carolina. Use this list to plan your next North Carolina road biking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.
#1 Lake Norman Challenge
This ride is enjoyable all year. The back roads of Catawba and Iredell counties are as charming as their names: Grassy Creek ...
#2 Blue Ridge Parkway Challenge
Blowing Rock, NC
The Blue Ridge Parkway Challenge, suited for advanced and in-shape riders, is an out-and-back ride with spectacular views ...
#3 Cycling on Cape Hatteras National Seashore
With its long, flat landscape stretching 72 miles down the coast of North Carolina, the Cape Hatteras National Seashore is ...
#4 Kings Mountain Ramble
Kings Mountain, NC
Kings Mountain Ramble connects two state parks and a national military park on a pleasant but hilly ride from southern North ...
#5 Cape Fear Challenge
The ride acquaints you with nearly every aspect of the Cape Fear area. It progresses from city to riverbank to beachfront. ...
#6 Road to Nowhere
Bryson City, NC
This is the locally famous "Road to Nowhere," a road leading into the Great Smoky Mountains National Park that was begun ...
#7 Shining Creek Path
Shining Rock Wilderness, NC
Shining Creek Path is a hiking and biking trail in Haywood County, North Carolina. It is within Shining Rock Wilderness. ...
#8 Asheville - Biltmore Ramble
The Asheville-Biltmore Ramble, a delightful but challenging 17.5-mile ride, takes you by many of Asheville’s scenic and historically ...
#9 Historic Alamance County Cruise
Snow Camp, NC
The Historic Alamance County Cruise rambles through the quiet countryside in this section of North Carolina’s Piedmont. The ...
#10 Capital City Ramble
The Capital City Ramble offers a relatively easy 12.2-mile tour of Raleigh. It starts at the main entrance to an established ...
#11 French Broad River Cruise
The French Broad River Cruise, amazingly enough in light of the surrounding terrain, is not difficult because it wanders ...
#12 Fort Fisher to Southport Cruise
The 27.1-mile Fort Fisher to Southport Cruise explores a small coastal town at the mouth of the Cape Fear River and then ...
#13 Bat Cave - Edneyville
Beautiful mountain roads highlight this wonderful ride through rural apple orchard country. Some of the terrain is rolling, ...
#14 Orange County Ramble
The Orange County Ramble will let you relax and enjoy your ride with few turns. The ride begins in the small town of Carrboro ...
#15 Outer Banks Cruise
Your ride begins on Ocracoke Island, the southernmost island of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore. In the course of the ...
#16 Cherohala Skyway
A truly epic ride. You can make this route shorter depending on where you choose to start, but no matter where you begin, ...
#17 Hanging Rock Challenge
Rural Hall, NC
Hanging Rock State Park is the major destination for several bike rides in the area. Hanging Rock is a jagged peak prominent ...
#18 Duke - Durham Cruise
The 26.1-mile Duke-Durham Cruise takes you on a delightful sight-seeing tour of Durham, home of Duke University. The ride ...
#19 Yancey County River Cruise
This route is testament to the restorative qualities of cycling. In this area called the Heart of the Blue Ridge, steep slopes ...
#20 Queen City Ramble
The Queen City Ramble leads you on a challenging tour of North Carolina’s largest city, Charlotte, and is recommended for ...
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A nice hike, long and rocky, but there’s a lot of different plants to see and great views See More
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