Best Road Biking in Tennessee

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

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#1. Cades Cove Ramble


This ramble is an 11-mile loop nestled in the middle of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. This is an ideal jaunt for cyclists of all levels. There's only one hitch: if your visit is a Sunday, holid…
From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in the South"
Townsend, TN - Road Biking - 11 miles BestRoad Biking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
Published by The Globe Pequot Press

#2. Meriwether Lewis Ramble


A mere 22-mile ride along the Natchez Trace will immerse you in a multilayered history ranging from Indian prehistory to the travels of frontiersmen and Mississippi River boatmen in the early 1800s to…
From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in the South"
Hohenwald, TN - Road Biking - 22 miles
Published by The Globe Pequot Press

#3. Cumberland Plateau Classic


The ride from Norris Dam State Park to the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area crosses through the rolling-to-mountainous terrain of the Cumberland Plateau, through elevations ranging fr…
From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in the South"
Lake City, TN - Road Biking - 64.2 miles
Published by The Globe Pequot Press

#4. West Brow Lookout Mountain


A really cool ride across the top of Lookout Mountain and its west brow. Lookout Mountain is so wide and flat on top that you may forget you're on a mountain until a particularly spectacular view of t…
From the guidebook "Road Bike North Georgia"
Chattanooga, TN - Road Biking - 34 miles
Published by Milestone Press

#5. Brentwood Greenway: River Park Trail


This in-city hike offers a variety of changing scenes to pique your interest. Cross bridges and follow the Little Harpeth River. Sometimes woods and wild honeysuckle edge the trail; other times, socce…
From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Nashville"
Nashville, TN - Hiking, Road Biking, Trail Running - 2.7 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#6. Mill Creek Greenway Trail


This in-city hike is especially convenient for the folks in Antioch. It takes you around Antioch Middle School, the community center, and then along Mill Creek. The shallow, nearly pristine creek and…
From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Nashville"
Nashville, TN - Hiking, Road Biking, Trail Running - 3 miles
Published by Falcon Guides