Best Road Biking in New Hampshire

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

  • #1 White Mountains Triple-Notch Classic

    2 Reviews

    North Conway, NH

    The White Mountain National Forest is an experienced cyclist's dream come true. Here smooth highways run through mountain passes and wind along unspoiled rural valleys, revealing new vistas at ...
    •  74.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The White Mountain National Forest is an experienced cyclist's dream come true. Here smooth highways run through mountain ...

  • #2 Town and Country Cruise

    1 Reviews

    Exeter, NH

    This ride offers a pastoral landscape of fields, farmhouses, light woods, orchards, an ocean bay, and a half dozen small towns, two with major educational institutions. Terrain: rolling, with ...
    •  42.3 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride offers a pastoral landscape of fields, farmhouses, light woods, orchards, an ocean bay, and a half dozen small ...

  • #3 Bear Notch Challenge

    1 Reviews

    North Conway, NH

    With its 2 lanes arcing over the Mountains, the Kancamagus Highway is considered by many cyclists to be the ultimate road through the White Mountains. One challenging side trip is the steep climb ...
    •  37.7 miles
    •  Guide

    With its 2 lanes arcing over the Mountains, the Kancamagus Highway is considered by many cyclists to be the ultimate road ...

  • #4 Covered Bridge Cruise

    1 Reviews

    Swanzey, NH

    Everyone loves a covered bridge, except truck drivers. Covered bridges make one think of how the landscape looked before cars, before bicycles even, when horse-drawn coaches and ox carts were ...
    •  12.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Everyone loves a covered bridge, except truck drivers. Covered bridges make one think of how the landscape looked before ...

  • #5 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 ...

  • #6 Cherry Mountain Ramble

    1 Reviews

    Jefferson, NH

    This ride explores the pocket of land that lies between the Pilot Region, a small mountain range, and the main body of the White Mountain National Forest. This rolling terrain is laced by ...
    •  28.8 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride explores the pocket of land that lies between the Pilot Region, a small mountain range, and the main body of the ...

  • #7 Black Cap Trail

    3 Reviews

    Green Hills Preserve, NH

    Black Cap Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Conway, New Hampshire. It is within Green Hills Preserve. It is 5.7 miles long and begins at 1,488 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is ...
    •  5.7 miles

    Black Cap Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Conway, New Hampshire. It is within Green Hills Preserve. It is 5.7 miles ...

  • #8 A Yankee Cruise

    0 Reviews

    Peterborough, NH

    This ride offers scenic rural roads, well-preserved towns, pine and hardwood forests, farm fields, lakes, streams, a bog, and a lively assortment of summer arts and culture centers. Not to mention ...
    •  36 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride offers scenic rural roads, well-preserved towns, pine and hardwood forests, farm fields, lakes, streams, a bog, ...

  • #9 Kinsman Region Classic

    0 Reviews

    Plymouth, NH

    This challenging circuit traces a loop around the southwestern corner of New Hampshire's White Mountain National Forest. This is the Kinsman Region, named for the notch on its northern reach. ...
    •  59.3 miles
    •  Guide

    This challenging circuit traces a loop around the southwestern corner of New Hampshire's White Mountain National Forest. ...

  • #10 North Country Challenge

    0 Reviews

    Jefferson, NH

    This 'ultimate" ride from Jefferson combines covered bridges, sensational downhills, flat stretches along the Connecticut River, and Yankee villages with vistas and panoramas. In short, you ...
    •  64 miles
    •  Guide

    This 'ultimate" ride from Jefferson combines covered bridges, sensational downhills, flat stretches along the Connecticut ...

  • #11 Waterville Valley Challenge

    0 Reviews

    Campton, NH

    The ride begins at a junction southeast of Campton with a magnificent view of a ring of Mountains framing an undisturbed landscape of pond, river, and pines. The round valley is formed by nearly ...
    •  31.4 miles
    •  Guide

    The ride begins at a junction southeast of Campton with a magnificent view of a ring of Mountains framing an undisturbed ...

  • #12 Rockingham Recreational Rail Trail

    3 Reviews

    Manchester Waterworks, NH

    Rockingham Recreational Rail Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Rockingham County and Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. It is within Manchester Waterworks. It is 25.7 miles long and begins ...
    •  25.7 miles

    Rockingham Recreational Rail Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Rockingham County and Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. ...

  • #13 Bear Brook Upper

    3 Reviews

    Allenstown, NH

    Bear Brook Upper is a hiking and biking trail in Allenstown, New Hampshire. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 340 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.8 miles with a total elevation ...
    •  0.9 miles

    Bear Brook Upper is a hiking and biking trail in Allenstown, New Hampshire. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 340 feet altitude. ...

  • #14 Sugar River Trail

    3 Reviews

    Sullivan County, NH

    Sugar River Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Sullivan County, New Hampshire. It is 11.4 miles long and begins at 788 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 22.8 miles with a total ...
    •  11.4 miles

    Sugar River Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Sullivan County, New Hampshire. It is 11.4 miles long and begins at 788 ...

  • #15 Franconia Notch Bike Path

    2 Reviews

    Franconia Notch State Park, NH

    Franconia Notch Bike Path is a hiking and biking trail in Lincoln, New Hampshire. It is within Franconia Notch State Park. It is 3.4 miles long and begins at 1,755 feet altitude. Traveling the ...
    •  3.4 miles

    Franconia Notch Bike Path is a hiking and biking trail in Lincoln, New Hampshire. It is within Franconia Notch State Park. ...

  • #16 North Mtn. Bypass

    3 Reviews

    Pawtuckaway State Park, NH

    North Mtn. Bypass is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Rockingham County, New Hampshire. It is within Pawtuckaway State Park. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at 588 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  1.3 miles

    North Mtn. Bypass is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Rockingham County, New Hampshire. It is within Pawtuckaway State ...

  • #17 Squam Lake Cruise

    1 Reviews

    Holderness, NH

    This ride takes you around beautiful Squam Lake. It’s no surprise that this is the actual “Golden Pond” of movie fame. Filming of the 1981 film took place at several locations in the area. Squam ...
    •  28.3 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride takes you around beautiful Squam Lake. It’s no surprise that this is the actual “Golden Pond” of movie fame. Filming ...

  • #18 Fundy Trail

    1 Reviews

    Pawtuckaway State Park, NH

    Fundy Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Nottingham, New Hampshire. It is within Pawtuckaway State Park. It is 1.7 miles long and begins at 264 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is ...
    •  1.7 miles

    Fundy Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Nottingham, New Hampshire. It is within Pawtuckaway State Park. It is 1.7 miles ...

  • #19 Franconia Falls Trail

    2 Reviews

    Lincoln, NH

    Franconia Falls Trail is a hiking trail in Lincoln, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 1,405 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail ...
    •  0.4 miles

    Franconia Falls Trail is a hiking trail in Lincoln, New Hampshire. It is within White Mountain National Forest. It is 0.4 ...

  • #20 Lancaster / Connecticut River Cruise

    0 Reviews

    Lancaster, NH

    The Connecticut River is the centerpiece of this two-state ride. There will be almost constant views of the river and the hills beyond. This is an unusually flat route— an easy pedal with magnificent ...
    •  35.4 miles
    •  Guide

    The Connecticut River is the centerpiece of this two-state ride. There will be almost constant views of the river and the ...