Best Mountain Biking in Pennsylvania

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

  • #1 Lehigh Gorge

    9 Reviews

    White Haven, PA

    There aren’t many finer things in life than a picnic lunch ride down the Lehigh Gorge on a sunny day in the middle of the fall. The sky is clear, the river is flowing, the leaves are changing ...
    •  1.5 - 5 hours
    •  21.5 miles
    •  Guide

    There aren’t many finer things in life than a picnic lunch ride down the Lehigh Gorge on a sunny day in the middle of the ...

  • #2 Lehigh Gorge State Park

    5 Reviews

    Jim Thorpe, PA

    The Lehigh Valley railroad parallels the Lehigh River through the stunning and scenic Lehigh River Gorge. The Lehigh Gorge State Park is a narrow area consisting of 4,548 acres along the Lehigh ...
    •  2.5 hours
    •  21.3 miles
    •  Guide

    The Lehigh Valley railroad parallels the Lehigh River through the stunning and scenic Lehigh River Gorge. The Lehigh Gorge ...

  • #3 Lake Redman

    4 Reviews

    York, PA

    William Kain County Park’s 1,675 acres include two beautiful lakes, Lake William and Lake Redman. The lands surrounding these two reservoirs offer an array of trails and numerous ways to link ...
    •  1 - 3 hours
    •  11 miles
    •  Guide

    William Kain County Park’s 1,675 acres include two beautiful lakes, Lake William and Lake Redman. The lands surrounding these ...

  • #4 Fairmount Park Forbidden Drive

    3 Reviews

    Chestnut Hill, PA

    This is a great beginner ride that's suitable for the entire family. Your ride starts from the parking area on Bells Mills Road and takes the gentile gravel road down to Lincoln Drive and back. ...
    •  2 hours
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    This is a great beginner ride that's suitable for the entire family. Your ride starts from the parking area on Bells Mills ...

  • #5 Stony Valley Rail -Trail

    4 Reviews

    Dauphin, PA

    In addition to the historic Stony Valley Railroad, this ride also passes by the ruins of the old ghost town of Rausch Gap. Between 1828 and 1910, more than 1,000 people lived here. The town slowly ...
    •  2 - 6 hours
    •  28.4 miles
    •  Guide

    In addition to the historic Stony Valley Railroad, this ride also passes by the ruins of the old ghost town of Rausch Gap. ...

  • #6 Blue Marsh Lake

    3 Reviews

    Reading, PA

    I could rave all day about this fantastic loop around Blue Marsh Lake. It's easily one of the best rides around. The singletrack trails are tight and the terrain offers a number of short, steep ...
    •  4 hours
    •  20.8 miles
    •  Guide

    I could rave all day about this fantastic loop around Blue Marsh Lake. It's easily one of the best rides around. The singletrack ...

  • #7 Wicked Wissahickon Valley

    5 Reviews

    Conshohocken, PA

    This is a stellar ride that offers some nice singletrack in the heart of the city. Proximity to the city has both advantages and disadvantages. Food, fuel, lodging, and nightlife are in abundance. ...
    •  1 - 3 hours
    •  13.4 miles
    •  Guide

    This is a stellar ride that offers some nice singletrack in the heart of the city. Proximity to the city has both advantages ...

  • #8 Delaware Canal Path

    6 Reviews

    Easton, PA

    Dedicated as a National Heritage Trail, the Delaware Canal Path is an outstanding reminder of our American history and heritage. The canal path was originally built in the early 1800s and much ...
    •  3 - 7 hours
    •  45.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Dedicated as a National Heritage Trail, the Delaware Canal Path is an outstanding reminder of our American history and heritage. ...

  • #9 The Grand Canyon

    2 Reviews

    Ansonia, PA

    The Pine Creek Gorge, or the Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania, as it is more notably called, is truly a remarkable place. The gorge’s history dates back to the ice age when retreating glaciers deposited ...
    •  1 - 3 hours
    •  20.6 miles
    •  Guide

    The Pine Creek Gorge, or the Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania, as it is more notably called, is truly a remarkable place. The ...

  • #10 Switchback Gravity Railroad

    4 Reviews

    Jim Thorpe, PA

    This outstanding, classic ride covers a huge section of the historic Switchback Gravity Railroad. Built in the early 1800s, this monumental system of gently sloping pathways was designed to haul ...
    •  1 - 4 hours
    •  16.1 miles
    •  Guide

    This outstanding, classic ride covers a huge section of the historic Switchback Gravity Railroad. Built in the early 1800s, ...

  • #11 Broad Mountain Loop

    5 Reviews

    Jim Thorpe, PA

    Broad Mountain is quite popular with hunters. The principal game species you'll find are whitetail deer, black bear, wild turkey, ruffed grouse, and gray squirrel. But hunters are not the only ...
    •  2 hours
    •  10.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Broad Mountain is quite popular with hunters. The principal game species you'll find are whitetail deer, black bear, wild ...

  • #12 Rocky Ridge

    3 Reviews

    York, PA

    Rocky Ridge is a great place to get out and tear around on some technical trail, especially if you’re in the York area. With the likes of Subway and Taco Bell almost within smelling distance, ...
    •  1 - 2 hours
    •  7.7 miles
    •  Guide

    Rocky Ridge is a great place to get out and tear around on some technical trail, especially if you’re in the York area. With ...

  • #13 Governor Dick to Dinosaur Rock

    4 Reviews

    Mount Gretna, PA

    A definite must-do ride, not only for its variety of sweet trails but also for some of the coolest natural and man-made formations around. The beautiful little town of Mount Gretna in itself ...
    •  2 - 3 hours
    •  10.7 miles
    •  Guide

    A definite must-do ride, not only for its variety of sweet trails but also for some of the coolest natural and man-made formations ...

  • #14 Blue Marsh Lake Loop

    3 Reviews

    Sinking Spring, PA

    Blue Marsh Lake, an oasis tucked away in the Reading area, was constructed by the Army Corps of Engineers in the late 1970s. The massive lake is open for boating and swimming and is great place ...
    •  3 - 6 hours
    •  29.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Blue Marsh Lake, an oasis tucked away in the Reading area, was constructed by the Army Corps of Engineers in the late 1970s. ...

  • #15 The American Standard

    4 Reviews

    Jim Thorpe, PA

    The ride, which derives its name from the porcelain urinal found at mile 7.9, is the finest ride on Broad Mountain. It covers some of the most twisty, technical, and tight singletrack on the ...
    •  3 - 6 hours
    •  25.4 miles
    •  Guide

    The ride, which derives its name from the porcelain urinal found at mile 7.9, is the finest ride on Broad Mountain. It covers ...

  • #16 Promised Land

    5 Reviews

    Greentown, PA

    Local legend has it that Shakers migrated to this area in hopes of finding good farmland. When they cleared the trees, however, they found the ground to be too rocky to farm. When the Shakers ...
    •  2 - 4 hours
    •  18.1 miles
    •  Guide

    Local legend has it that Shakers migrated to this area in hopes of finding good farmland. When they cleared the trees, however, ...

  • #17 Mount Gretna

    2 Reviews

    Lebanon, PA

    The Pennsylvania Chautauqua Society founded the quaint small village of Mount Gretna in the 1890s. The Society was attracted to the area's tranquil feel and natural beauty. Walking or driving ...
    •  2.5 hours
    •  7.6 miles
    •  Guide

    The Pennsylvania Chautauqua Society founded the quaint small village of Mount Gretna in the 1890s. The Society was attracted ...

  • #18 Wolf Swamp

    4 Reviews

    Tannersville, PA

    Wolf Swamp and the surrounding lakes are the result of the glacial ice sheets that came down into Pennsylvania. Receding ice, massive amounts of meltwater, and millions of years sculpted a landscape ...
    •  1.5 - 3 hours
    •  11.7 miles
    •  Guide

    Wolf Swamp and the surrounding lakes are the result of the glacial ice sheets that came down into Pennsylvania. Receding ...

  • #19 Tohickon Creek

    3 Reviews

    Doylestown, PA

    this short loop, one of the few trails open to mountain bikers in Bucks County, is a wonderful ride past some spectacular terrain above Tohickon Creek. The creek gets its name from the Lenni-Lenape ...
    •  1 hour
    •  3.8 miles
    •  Guide

    this short loop, one of the few trails open to mountain bikers in Bucks County, is a wonderful ride past some spectacular ...

  • #20 Laurel Summit Loop

    5 Reviews

    Ligonier, PA

    This loop is a sweet ride in that it offers a great woodland riding experience tucked back in the historical hills of the Laurel Highlands. The history of Laurel Summit dates back to the exploits ...
    •  1 - 2 hours
    •  11.7 miles
    •  Guide

    This loop is a sweet ride in that it offers a great woodland riding experience tucked back in the historical hills of the ...