Best Mountain Biking in New Hampshire

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

  • #1 Lincoln Woods Trail

    18 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    Lincoln Woods Trail is a hiking trail in Lincoln, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 4.8 miles long and begins at 1,166 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail ...
    •  4.8 miles

    Lincoln Woods Trail is a hiking trail in Lincoln, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 4.8 miles ...

  • #2 Newfields Rail Trail

    3 Reviews

    Newfields, NH

    A long and easy ride across southern New Hampshire on a converted railroad bed. The Newfields Rail-Trail is typical rail-trail fare: easy, level riding past towns and through forests. At 26.0 ...
    •  3 hours
    •  26 miles
    •  Guide

    A long and easy ride across southern New Hampshire on a converted railroad bed. The Newfields Rail-Trail is typical rail-trail ...

  • #3 Pawtuckaway State Park

    2 Reviews

    Raymond, NH

    Symptoms of multiple-personality disorder show themselves on this ride. The early leg dishes out some fun technical challenges, but remains relatively tame. The challenge comes during the middle ...
    •  2.5 - 3 hours
    •  12.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Symptoms of multiple-personality disorder show themselves on this ride. The early leg dishes out some fun technical challenges, ...

  • #4 Massabesic Lake

    0 Reviews

    Manchester, NH

    This ride's general location is east of Manchester on NH Bypass 28. Scenery includes lovely Massabesic Lake and surrounding semi-wooded terrain. On the lake shore sits a municipal park with baseball ...
    •  14 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride's general location is east of Manchester on NH Bypass 28. Scenery includes lovely Massabesic Lake and surrounding ...

  • #5 Rockingham Recreational Trail

    2 Reviews

    Windham, NH

    Abandoned rail lines invite yet another opportunity for easy mountain biking through Southern New Hampshire, the countryside that for so long inspired the poet Robert Frost. Steel and wood ...
    •  2.5 - 3 hours
    •  19.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Abandoned rail lines invite yet another opportunity for easy mountain biking through Southern New Hampshire, the countryside ...

  • #6 I-89 Bike Path

    2 Reviews

    Concord, NH

    This ride's general location is southwest of Concord. Scenery includes mixed fields and woods. This is a good family ride; do not miss the New Hampshire Audubon Center. A short paved bike ...
    •  2.4 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride's general location is southwest of Concord. Scenery includes mixed fields and woods. This is a good family ride; ...

  • #7 Ashuelot Rail-Trail

    1 Reviews

    Keene, NH

    The Ashuelot Railroad opened this line in 1851, offering service between East Northfield in Massachusetts to Keene, New Hampshire. The line was owned by the Connecticut River Railroad until 1860 ...
    •  21 miles
    •  Guide

    The Ashuelot Railroad opened this line in 1851, offering service between East Northfield in Massachusetts to Keene, New Hampshire. ...

  • #8 Tower Hill Pond Loop

    2 Reviews

    Manchester, NH

    The trails around and about Tower Hill Pond give newer riders and groups with divergent talent a great spot to get the knobbies dirty. Even better, this user-friendly network of gravel service ...
    •  45 minutes
    •  4.9 miles
    •  Guide

    The trails around and about Tower Hill Pond give newer riders and groups with divergent talent a great spot to get the knobbies ...

  • #9 Rockingham Recreation Trail

    3 Reviews

    Derry, NH

    This ride's general location is between Derry and Fremont. Scenery includes semi-wooded countryside with ponds and wetlands. This trail is open to motorized use. If you love the scent of burning ...
    •  14 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride's general location is between Derry and Fremont. Scenery includes semi-wooded countryside with ponds and wetlands. ...

  • #10 Boston Lot Lake

    2 Reviews

    Lebanon, NH

    This ride's general location is Lebanon. Scenery includes semi-wooded area. The ride is convenient to Dartmouth and the interstates. New Hampshire's outpost of the Ivy League is, of course, Dartmouth ...
    •  5.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride's general location is Lebanon. Scenery includes semi-wooded area. The ride is convenient to Dartmouth and the interstates. ...

  • #11 Rob Brook Road

    2 Reviews

    Conway, NH

    Rob Brook Road is a gated Forest Service road that provides excellent access to the forest south of Sawyer Pond, Green’s Cliff, and Owl’s Cliff. While riding this road’s packed dirt and gravel ...
    •  3 to 4 hours
    •  15.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Rob Brook Road is a gated Forest Service road that provides excellent access to the forest south of Sawyer Pond, Green’s ...

  • #12 Bear Brook State Park

    1 Reviews

    Allenstown, NH

    Bear Brook rocks. Any mountain biking regular from the central part of Southern New Hampshire will attest to that. It holds a great diversity of trail types, obstacles, and topography. The ...
    •  2 hours
    •  10.1 miles
    •  Guide

    Bear Brook rocks. Any mountain biking regular from the central part of Southern New Hampshire will attest to that. It holds ...

  • #13 Newfields-to-Manchester Rail-Trail

    0 Reviews

    Manchester, NH

    The Newfields-Manchester Rail-Trail offers the most casual way to explore Southern New Hampshire by mountain bike. You'll pass abandoned railroad stations that look about ready to fall in on ...
    •  3 - 4 hours
    •  26.3 miles
    •  Guide

    The Newfields-Manchester Rail-Trail offers the most casual way to explore Southern New Hampshire by mountain bike. You'll ...

  • #14 Odiorne Point State Park

    2 Reviews

    Portsmouth, NH

    For a relaxed time alone, with a mate, or with youngsters on single-speed bikes, the smooth, flat terrain offers plenty of enjoyment. The day won't be spent entirely on the bicycle either, as ...
    •  40 minutes
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    For a relaxed time alone, with a mate, or with youngsters on single-speed bikes, the smooth, flat terrain offers plenty of ...

  • #15 Bear Brook State Park

    1 Reviews

    Allenstown, NH

    This ride's general location is Allenstown. Scenery includes woodlands and wetlands. This is a good family ride; do not miss the park's museums. Located just a few miles from Concord, Bear Brook ...
    •  0 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride's general location is Allenstown. Scenery includes woodlands and wetlands. This is a good family ride; do not miss ...

  • #16 Beaver Brook

    1 Reviews

    Brookline, NH

    This ride's general location is between Brookline and Hollis on NH 130. Scenery includes woods and wildlife. This is a good family ride; stick to the woods roads and keep off the nature trails. ...
    •  Guide

    This ride's general location is between Brookline and Hollis on NH 130. Scenery includes woods and wildlife. This is a good ...

  • #17 Northwood Meadows State Park

    2 Reviews

    Northwood, NH

    Northwood Meadows State Park isn't the place to test one's brute pedaling strength, long distance endurance, or technical riding skills. But what it isn't makes it what it is - a quiet place ...
    •  1 - 1.5 hours
    •  5.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Northwood Meadows State Park isn't the place to test one's brute pedaling strength, long distance endurance, or technical ...

  • #18 Foss Farm

    1 Reviews

    Durham, NH

    Woodland paths and a heart-pumping singletrack trail cut by members of the University of New Hampshire mountain bike club give variety to the off-road offerings at Foss Farm. This short loop ...
    •  1 hour
    •  6.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Woodland paths and a heart-pumping singletrack trail cut by members of the University of New Hampshire mountain bike club ...

  • #19 Fox State Forest

    1 Reviews

    Hillsboro, NH

    A short, fun ride that includes a visit to a virgin hemlock forest. Fox State Forest in Hillsboro protects almost 1,500 acres of forest that includes 22 miles of trails for hiking and biking. ...
    •  1 hour
    •  3.4 miles
    •  Guide

    A short, fun ride that includes a visit to a virgin hemlock forest. Fox State Forest in Hillsboro protects almost 1,500 acres ...

  • #20 Franconia Ridge Trail

    4 Reviews

    Grafton County, NH

    Franconia Ridge Trail is a hiking trail in Grafton County, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 4.4 miles long and begins at 4,247 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...
    •  4.4 miles

    Franconia Ridge Trail is a hiking trail in Grafton County, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It ...