Best Mountain Biking in Virginia

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

  • #1 New River Trail State Park View Trail Details

    14 Reviews

    Galax, VA

    •  57 miles
    •  Guide

    Following one of the world’s oldest rivers, the spectacular New River Trail—a linear state park—explores an especially remote corner of Virginia, ...

  • #2 Wakefield Park / Accotink Trail View Trail Details

    6 Reviews

    Annandale, VA

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  1 hour
    •  5.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Wakefield Park is quite possibly the most popular mountain-bike destination in the Metro Washington, D.C., area. Its close proximity to the Capital ...

  • #3 Douthat State Park View Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Clifton Forge, VA

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  Varies by routes chosen
    •  40 miles
    •  Guide

    There are 24 different trails to choose from in the park, totaling more than 40 miles of rideable terrain. The variety of "magic" mountain bike ...

  • #4 Great Falls Overlook Trail View Trail Details

    7 Reviews

    Great Falls, MD

    •  2-3 hours
    •  5.1 miles
    •  Guide

    Great Falls Overlook Trail is a hiking trail in Potomac, Maryland. It is within Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park. It is 0.3 miles ...

  • #5 C&O Canal National Historic Park View Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Georgetown, VA

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  185 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride's general location is between Georgetown in Washington, D.C., and Cumberland, Maryland, along the Potomac River. Scenery includes ...

  • #6 Virginia Creeper National Recreational Trail View Trail Details

    6 Reviews

    Abingdon, VA

    •  34.3 miles
    •  Guide

    Beginning atop Whitetop Mountain, this spellbinding trail zips down the wild mountainside, over wooded canyons, beside fish-filled streams, to ...

  • #7 Carvins Cove Reservoir View Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Roanoke, VA

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  14.6 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride's general location is just outside the city of Roanoke in Botetourt County. Scenery includes dense woods with a lakeside picnic area. ...

  • #8 Great Falls Overlook Trail View Trail Details

    7 Reviews

    McLean, MD

    •  1 to 1.5 hours
    •  6.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Great Falls Overlook Trail is a hiking trail in Potomac, Maryland. It is within Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park. It is 0.3 miles ...

  • #9 Fountainhead Regional Park View Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Fairfax, VA

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  4.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride's general location is 10 miles south of Fairfax, Virginia, in the Washington, D.C., suburbs. Scenery includes pretty woods and glimpses ...

  • #10 Brush Mountain View Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Blacksburg, VA

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  2.5 hours
    •  8.3 miles
    •  Guide

    Brush Mountain has become, for nearly all off-road cyclists in this area, the quintessential mountain biking haven. Its proximity to town and ...

  • #11 Breaks Interstate Park View Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Haysi, VA

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride's general location is on the Virginia-Kentucky border 67 miles northwest of Abingdon, Virginia. Scenery includes dense woods along ...

  • #12 Sherando Lake Loop View Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Waynesboro, VA

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  2.5 hours
    •  18.2 miles
    •  Guide

    These massive levels of ancient orogeny are just south of the magnificent Shenandoah National Park. They tower above the fertile valley of ...

  • #13 Marl Ravine Trail View Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Williamsburg, VA

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride's general location is 11 miles west of Williamsburg off Interstate 64 at the Croaker exit. Scenery includes unique, highly fertile ...

  • #14 Fountainhead Regional Park View Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Springfield, VA

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  1.5 to 3 hours
    •  14.8 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride will take you through one of the region’s most successful off-road cycling projects. Originally conceived by a band of riders from ...

  • #15 Middleburg Vineyard Tour View Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Middleburg, VA

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  2 to 3 hours
    •  23.1 miles
    •  Guide

    Virginia is quickly becoming renowned worldwide for its wine. And Loudoun County is home to a number of the Old Dominion’s nest wineries. This ...

  • #16 Pocahontas State Park View Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Chesterfield, VA

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  Varies by routes chosen
    •  20 miles
    •  Guide

    Bicycling has, for a long time, been a component of Pocahontas State Park’s outdoor recreation plans. But the Old Mill Bicycle Trail, as nice ...

  • #17 Stephens Trail View Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Edinburg, VA

    •  5 hours
    •  8.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Camp Roosevelt opened in 1933 as America’s first Civilian Conservation Corps camp. Living in tents and earning $30 a week, unemployed men built ...

  • #18 First Landing State Park View Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Virginia Beach, VA

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  1 hour
    •  10.4 miles
    •  Guide

    A great ride for the family or the casual cyclist seeking an easy, relatively flat ride through a semitropical forest, complete with Spanish ...

  • #19 Flagpole View Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Harrisonburg, VA

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  3 hours
    •  17.6 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride is one of the state's all-time greats. Its only drawback, perhaps, is the daunting 7.5-mile climb in the first 7.5 miles of the ride- ...

  • #20 York River State Park View Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Williamsburg, VA

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  Varies by routes chosen
    •  14.5 miles
    •  Guide

    There are five trails within York River State Park (nearly 15 miles worth) that are open to mountain biking, some of which share use with equestrians ...