Best Mountain Biking in Texas

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

  • #1 Northshore Trail

    14 Reviews

    Flower Mound, TX

    This is Mecca, the trail people think of when they talk about north Texas. Most folks just call it Lake Grapevine, but there are two other nice trails on Grapevine Lake. Still, this is the only ...
    •  18 miles
    •  Guide

    This is Mecca, the trail people think of when they talk about north Texas. Most folks just call it Lake Grapevine, but there ...

  • #2 Memorial Park Trails

    7 Reviews

    Houston, TX

    This is all a lot of Houston mountain bikers know. And this is still the quintessential Houston-area mountain bike trail. The older maze of ridiculousness and general foolish riding has become ...
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    This is all a lot of Houston mountain bikers know. And this is still the quintessential Houston-area mountain bike trail. ...

  • #3 The Anthills / Terry Hershey Park

    4 Reviews

    Houston, TX

    I had been dragging around Houston for a couple of days, riding a bunch of stuff that I had seen before, and I fell into this place. Terry Hershey Park has some of the nicest trails in Texas. ...
    •  16 miles
    •  Guide

    I had been dragging around Houston for a couple of days, riding a bunch of stuff that I had seen before, and I fell into ...

  • #4 McAllister Park Trails

    6 Reviews

    San Antonio, TX

    There is some pretty cool trail in here. Not the hardest in the state, or the prettiest, but worthy woods just the same. There are trails and trails and trails out here—you may wonder if you ...
    •  20 miles
    •  Guide

    There is some pretty cool trail in here. Not the hardest in the state, or the prettiest, but worthy woods just the same. ...

  • #5 Erwin Park Trail

    6 Reviews

    McKinney, TX

    This is a sweet collection of sneaky single-track, and it’s one I love. This is a good place to do laps for conditioning, both mental and physiological. It’s not so hard or so far that you can’t ...
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    This is a sweet collection of sneaky single-track, and it’s one I love. This is a good place to do laps for conditioning, ...

  • #6 Jack Brooks Park Trail

    4 Reviews

    Hitchcock, TX

    I don’t need filler, at this point, and if I didn’t like riding here I would have left the Jack Brooks Park out. I dig it, the gumbo reminds me of home, and the short ups and downs are really ...
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    I don’t need filler, at this point, and if I didn’t like riding here I would have left the Jack Brooks Park out. I dig it, ...

  • #7 Arbor Hills Nature Preserve Mountain Bike Trail

    3 Reviews

    Plano, TX

    Five minutes from where I live, and then about ten light years to the left of everyday life. This is a delightful place to forget the city grind. You’ll forget you’re still in a tiny corner of ...
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    Five minutes from where I live, and then about ten light years to the left of everyday life. This is a delightful place to ...

  • #8 Tyler State Park Trail

    5 Reviews

    Tyler, TX

    This is one of the finest trails in Oklahoma and Texas. A prime racecourse from way back, you can get it on here like almost nowhere else. Start on the good old “A” loop and do a couple of miles ...
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    This is one of the finest trails in Oklahoma and Texas. A prime racecourse from way back, you can get it on here like almost ...

  • #9 Flat Rock Ranch

    3 Reviews

    Comfort, TX

    This is one of the finest rides anywhere. There are long, serious climbs and screaming, blistering downhills, all connected by some expertly designed and maintained single-track. The folks who ...
    •  18 miles
    •  Guide

    This is one of the finest rides anywhere. There are long, serious climbs and screaming, blistering downhills, all connected ...

  • #10 Cameron Park Trails

    5 Reviews

    Waco, TX

    I raced here in the rain once, long ago. It was evil and grueling, slow and slippery, and I had no fun. On the other hand, I’ve had some great times riding these trails with my friends, when ...
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    I raced here in the rain once, long ago. It was evil and grueling, slow and slippery, and I had no fun. On the other hand, ...

  • #11 L.B. Houston Nature Trail

    3 Reviews

    Dallas, TX

    This is still my favorite trail. It is an excellent place for a beginner to start finding their dirt-legs. In fact, I probably learned to ride a mountain bike here. I mean really learned about ...
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    This is still my favorite trail. It is an excellent place for a beginner to start finding their dirt-legs. In fact, I probably ...

  • #12 Huntsville State Park

    1 Reviews

    Huntsville, TX

    A fun, fast course for riders of all levels, Huntsville is an East Texas biker’s playground. This place is loaded with lots of smooth singletrack covered with cushy pine needles, and the low ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  9.5 miles
    •  Guide

    A fun, fast course for riders of all levels, Huntsville is an East Texas biker’s playground. This place is loaded with lots ...

  • #13 Bluff Creek Ranch

    4 Reviews

    Warda, TX

    I’ll tell this story again. I met Paul Nolan out on Maverick Road in the Big Bend one afternoon. He and a friend were rolling through the sand on their bikes, headed over to Santa Elena canyon, ...
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    I’ll tell this story again. I met Paul Nolan out on Maverick Road in the Big Bend one afternoon. He and a friend were rolling ...

  • #14 San Angelo State Park Trails

    4 Reviews

    San Angelo, TX

    I’ve met the guy who built a lot of this. I always wanted to come here and ride it. Friends had told me I would need to carry a GPS unit. I made grunting sounds, totally convinced my near Apache-like ...
    •  30 miles
    •  Guide

    I’ve met the guy who built a lot of this. I always wanted to come here and ride it. Friends had told me I would need to carry ...

  • #15 Lake Bryan Park

    2 Reviews

    Bryan, TX

    Both loops offer many miles of singletrack that wind around opposite sides of Lake Bryan. The loop that begins on the left side of the entry road (on the way into the park) is a bit easier than ...
    •  2.5 hours
    •  17 miles
    •  Guide

    Both loops offer many miles of singletrack that wind around opposite sides of Lake Bryan. The loop that begins on the left ...

  • #16 Town Lake Hike and Bike

    3 Reviews

    Austin, TX

    Not a mountain bike trail as much as a multipurpose hike and bike path, the Town Lake Trail is nonetheless a ride that anyone stopping in Austin ought to check out. The path runs along the banks ...
    •  1 hour
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    Not a mountain bike trail as much as a multipurpose hike and bike path, the Town Lake Trail is nonetheless a ride that anyone ...

  • #17 Walnut Creek

    3 Reviews

    Austin, TX

    A veritable maze of crisscrossing singletrack spreading out from another maze of doubletrack, this city park offers endless opportunities to get out and spin your wheels. Walnut Creek is a popular ...
    •  1 hour
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    A veritable maze of crisscrossing singletrack spreading out from another maze of doubletrack, this city park offers endless ...

  • #18 Cedar Hill State Park Trail

    3 Reviews

    Duncanville, TX

    This ride has everything. Speedy flats, climbs of all lengths and intensities, and some roller-coastery downhills that will test the limits of your tire tread are all assembled for your enjoyment ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  11 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride has everything. Speedy flats, climbs of all lengths and intensities, and some roller-coastery downhills that will ...

  • #19 Boulder Park Trail

    1 Reviews

    Dallas, TX

    This is still an excellent trail—I have enjoyed every ride I’ve ever done here. It has more climbs than a lot of local trails, and it’s tougher because of the loose limestone surface that pr ...
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    This is still an excellent trail—I have enjoyed every ride I’ve ever done here. It has more climbs than a lot of local trails, ...

  • #20 Good Water Trail

    3 Reviews

    Georgetown, TX

    A long, easy ride along Lake Georgetown, the trail connecting Tejas Camp to Russell Park is one for riders of all levels. The trail provides access to a few group camping areas and any number ...
    •  1 hour
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    A long, easy ride along Lake Georgetown, the trail connecting Tejas Camp to Russell Park is one for riders of all levels. ...