Best Mountain Biking in Nevada

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

  • #1 The Flume - TRT Ride

    7 Reviews

    Incline Village, NV

    Arguably the best mountain bike route in the west, the Flume Trail has been featured on postcards and in a gazillion bicycle publications. But, this ride’s popularity almost contradicts the claim. ...
    •  22 miles
    •  Guide

    Arguably the best mountain bike route in the west, the Flume Trail has been featured on postcards and in a gazillion bicycle ...

  • #2 Lake Mead: Railroad Tunnel Trail

    4 Reviews

    Boulder City, NV

    This trip takes you on a pleasant stroll through history high over Lake Mead. In 1931,work began on what was then called Boulder Dam, in an effort to ease flooding in California’s fertile Imperial ...
    •  1 to 3 hours
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    This trip takes you on a pleasant stroll through history high over Lake Mead. In 1931,work began on what was then called ...

  • #3 The Flume Trail Loop

    5 Reviews

    Incline Village, NV

    I almost didn’t include this ride, because it has been written up in so many books, but it’s such a classic that the book wouldn’t be complete without it. In contrast to most of these rides, ...
    •  4 hours
    •  22.7 miles
    •  Guide

    I almost didn’t include this ride, because it has been written up in so many books, but it’s such a classic that the book ...

  • #4 The Great Flume Ride

    4 Reviews

    Incline Village, NV

    This ride is not technically difficult, but does require basic mountain biking skills to assure safety. If you are a beginner or are afraid of heights, do not attempt the second portion of this ...
    •  13.75 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride is not technically difficult, but does require basic mountain biking skills to assure safety. If you are a beginner ...

  • #5 Hidden Valley Regional Park Trails

    1 Reviews

    Reno, NV

    Hidden Valley Regional Park offers a lot of possibilities for people who enjoy the outdoors, including hikers. Besides the five designated trails within park boundaries, myriad unimproved use ...
    •  1 to 3 hours
    •  2.3 miles
    •  Guide

    Hidden Valley Regional Park offers a lot of possibilities for people who enjoy the outdoors, including hikers. Besides the ...

  • #6 Spooner Summit to Bench Overlook

    1 Reviews

    Stateline, NV

    This well-built singletrack zigzags up through forests and emerges on the side of an exposed ridge with the best view of Lake Tahoe I’ve ever encountered. It’s basically all up to the viewpoint, ...
    •  2.5 hours
    •  11.8 miles
    •  Guide

    This well-built singletrack zigzags up through forests and emerges on the side of an exposed ridge with the best view of ...

  • #7 Pine Nut Mountains Loops

    0 Reviews

    Gardnerville, NV

    There’s something on this route for riders of all abilities, from the sightseer looking to explore the areas around old silver mines, to a rider looking for some of the finest, fastest single-track ...
    •  32 miles
    •  Guide

    There’s something on this route for riders of all abilities, from the sightseer looking to explore the areas around old silver ...

  • #8 Kingsbury Grade to Big Meadow

    1 Reviews

    Stateline, NV

    This trail section provides tremendous views of lake tahoe, carson Valley, desolation Wilderness, and the carson range. in addition, it has a wonderful high-elevation lake, star lake, and access ...
    •  23.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail section provides tremendous views of lake tahoe, carson Valley, desolation Wilderness, and the carson range. in ...

  • #9 Tyrolean Point-to-Point Trail

    1 Reviews

    Incline Village, NV

    Warm up through Tahoe Meadows on the Tahoe Rim Trail (TRT) before peeling off on an 1,800-feet drop near the base of Diamond Peak ski resort. Like a river, this route is fed by several tributary ...
    •  45 minutes-1 hour
    •  5.9 miles
    •  Guide

    Warm up through Tahoe Meadows on the Tahoe Rim Trail (TRT) before peeling off on an 1,800-feet drop near the base of Diamond ...

  • #10 Fay-Luther Loop Trails

    1 Reviews

    Gardnerville, NV

    Thanks to the efforts of the Carson Valley Trails Association, the Fay Canyon–Luther Creek area now has a fine network of trails crisscrossing the Sierra foothills through sagebrush scrub, Jeffrey ...
    •  Various
    •  3.3 miles
    •  Guide

    Thanks to the efforts of the Carson Valley Trails Association, the Fay Canyon–Luther Creek area now has a fine network of ...

  • #11 TRT: Kingsbury North to Genoa Peak

    1 Reviews

    Stateline, NV

    The 13-mile section of the Tahoe Rim Trail (TRT ) between the Kingsbury North Trailhead and Spooner Summit is one of the more recently built and lightly used sections of the 176-mile trail. Despite ...
    •  6.5 to 7.5 hours
    •  13 miles
    •  Guide

    The 13-mile section of the Tahoe Rim Trail (TRT ) between the Kingsbury North Trailhead and Spooner Summit is one of the ...

  • #12 Lower Galena Creek Trail

    1 Reviews

    Reno, NV

    Those who subscribe to the theory that golf is a good walk spoiled might enjoy this hike along Galena Creek. The trail begins in a natural setting of sagebrush scrub and Jeffrey pine forest with ...
    •  2 hours
    •  5.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Those who subscribe to the theory that golf is a good walk spoiled might enjoy this hike along Galena Creek. The trail begins ...

  • #13 Spring Mountains: Bristlecone Trail

    0 Reviews

    Las Vegas, NV

    The Bristlecone Trail is a pleasant and beautiful hike through a diverse alpine forest in Lee Canyon in the Spring Mountains. It’s suitable for the whole family, and perfect to escape the heat ...
    •  2.5 to 3 hours
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    The Bristlecone Trail is a pleasant and beautiful hike through a diverse alpine forest in Lee Canyon in the Spring Mountains. ...

  • #14 Hobart Road to Hobart Reservoir

    1 Reviews

    New Washoe City, NV

    Definitely not for the faint of heart, the stiff, nearly 2500-foot climb from Lakeview to Hobart Reservoir provides rugged hikers and mountain bikers with sweeping views, pleasant scenery, and ...
    •  5-6 hours
    •  10.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Definitely not for the faint of heart, the stiff, nearly 2500-foot climb from Lakeview to Hobart Reservoir provides rugged ...

  • #15 Tahoe Meadows

    5 Reviews

    Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, NV

    Tahoe Meadows is a hiking and biking trail in Washoe County, Nevada. It is within Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 8,570 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...
    •  0.3 miles

    Tahoe Meadows is a hiking and biking trail in Washoe County, Nevada. It is within Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. It is ...

  • #16 Castle Rock Trail

    5 Reviews

    Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, NV

    Castle Rock Trail is a hiking trail in Douglas County, Nevada. It is within Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 7,746 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail ...
    •  0.9 miles

    Castle Rock Trail is a hiking trail in Douglas County, Nevada. It is within Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit. It is 0.9 miles ...

  • #17 Spooner Summit to Kingsbury Grade

    0 Reviews

    Stateline, NV

    The biggest highlight of this section is the spectacu- lar view of most of lake tahoe and the west shore from south Camp Peak. This unobstructed view looks directly up the en- trance of Emerald ...
    •  18.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The biggest highlight of this section is the spectacu- lar view of most of lake tahoe and the west shore from south Camp ...

  • #18 Kingsbury Grade to Bench Overlook

    0 Reviews

    Stateline, NV

    I like this trail because it’s narrow; it’s smooth in some places, technical in others; it passes from a transition forest composed mostly of ponderosa pines, up through a transition forest composed ...
    •  2.5 hours
    •  13.8 miles
    •  Guide

    I like this trail because it’s narrow; it’s smooth in some places, technical in others; it passes from a transition forest ...

  • #19 Lake Mead: River Mountains Trail

    0 Reviews

    Boulder City, NV

    Locals call it Radar Mountain after the communications display near the summit. Mountain bikers from around the world come to ride the technical trails at what they call Bootleg Canyon. Hikers, ...
    •  2 to 5 hours
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    Locals call it Radar Mountain after the communications display near the summit. Mountain bikers from around the world come ...

  • #20 Chimney Beach to Marlette Lake

    1 Reviews

    Carson City, NV

    This trip is definitely the road less traveled to Marlette Lake. While hordes of hikers and mountain bikers reach the lake every summer weekend from the south along the Marlette Lake Trail and ...
    •  3 to 4 hours
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    This trip is definitely the road less traveled to Marlette Lake. While hordes of hikers and mountain bikers reach the lake ...