Best Mountain Biking in Washington

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

  • #1 John Wayne Pioneer Trail (West)

    5 Reviews

    North Bend, WA

    The John Wayne Pioneer Trail crosses most of Washington State. The developed portion lies within the Iron Horse State Park. It parallels I–90 from Cedar Falls, near North Bend, to Kittitas, then ...
    •  113 miles
    •  Guide

    The John Wayne Pioneer Trail crosses most of Washington State. The developed portion lies within the Iron Horse State Park. ...

  • #2 Snohomish County Centennial Trail

    5 Reviews

    Snohomish, WA

    This trail comes in two parts. A paved trail leaves the city of Snohomish and travels north through farmland, wetlands, and fields; at Lake Stevens the pathway turns to rough dirt and runs through ...
    •  15.75 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail comes in two parts. A paved trail leaves the city of Snohomish and travels north through farmland, wetlands, and ...

  • #3 Olympic Hot Springs

    3 Reviews

    Port Angeles, WA

    A half-dozen wilderness soaking pools sprinkled along a hillside above Boulder Creek in Olympic National Park. Locals used to call the area “Triple 21 Hot Springs”—2,100 feet in elevation, 21 ...
    •  4.4 miles
    •  Guide

    A half-dozen wilderness soaking pools sprinkled along a hillside above Boulder Creek in Olympic National Park. Locals used ...

  • #4 Black Diamond Coal Mine

    5 Reviews

    Black Diamond, WA

    Located on the edge of the historical town of Black Diamond, the Coal Mine trails weave and bob around the south end of Lake Sawyer, Frog Lake, and Ravensdale Creek. Mountain bikers will find ...
    •  2 to 3 hours
    •  20 miles
    •  Guide

    Located on the edge of the historical town of Black Diamond, the Coal Mine trails weave and bob around the south end of Lake ...

  • #5 Liberty Creek Trail

    9 Reviews

    Liberty Lake Regional Park, WA

    Liberty Creek Trail is a hiking trail in Spokane County, Washington. It is within Cedar Grove Conservation Area and Liberty Lake Regional Park. It is 2.7 miles long and begins at 3,284 feet altitude. ...
    •  2.7 miles

    Liberty Creek Trail is a hiking trail in Spokane County, Washington. It is within Cedar Grove Conservation Area and Liberty ...

  • #6 Rattlesnake Lake

    1 Reviews

    North Bend, WA

    The old railroad grade is extremely popular among Seattle area residents due to its easy access, scenic views, and non-technical riding. Climbing is minimal, and technical skills are not required ...
    •  1 to 2 hours
    •  13.2 miles
    •  Guide

    The old railroad grade is extremely popular among Seattle area residents due to its easy access, scenic views, and non-technical ...

  • #7 Tiger Mountain State Forest: Poo Poo Point

    2 Reviews

    Issaquah, WA

    This 15-mile intermediate-level gravel-road out-and-back travels through clear-cuts and pretty, second-growth woods. It features some moderate climbing and descending, more climbing and better ...
    •  15 miles
    •  Guide

    This 15-mile intermediate-level gravel-road out-and-back travels through clear-cuts and pretty, second-growth woods. It features ...

  • #8 Iron Horse State Park: Snoqualmie Tunnel

    2 Reviews

    Hyak, WA

    Ever want to go on a night ride- during the day? The Snoqualmie Tunnel, on the Milwaukee Railroad grade, affords that unique opportunity with a 2.3-mile tunnel through, not over, Snoqualmie Pass. ...
    •  6.1 miles
    •  Guide

    Ever want to go on a night ride- during the day? The Snoqualmie Tunnel, on the Milwaukee Railroad grade, affords that unique ...

  • #9 Devils Gulch

    4 Reviews

    Cashmere, WA

    Ask the average mountain biker what his or her favorite trail is in the entire state, and the likely answer will be Devils Gulch. In the heart of the eastern Cascade foothills, this trail begins ...
    •  2 to 4 hours
    •  24.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Ask the average mountain biker what his or her favorite trail is in the entire state, and the likely answer will be Devils ...

  • #10 Cedar River Trail and Lake Wilderness Trail

    2 Reviews

    Renton, WA

    Beginning as a narrow path below the streets of Renton, the Cedar River Trail ascends to street level to head east toward Maple Valley and Landsburg Park. The final miles of rural, wooded pathway ...
    •  17.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Beginning as a narrow path below the streets of Renton, the Cedar River Trail ascends to street level to head east toward ...

  • #11 Heart Lake / Whistle Lake

    5 Reviews

    Anacortes, WA

    Rooty, rocky, hard-packed trails and roads invite mountain bikers to wander among old growth and alder, ferns, mosses, and wildflowers. You'll find some level stuff here, but not too much, and ...
    •  12 miles
    •  Guide

    Rooty, rocky, hard-packed trails and roads invite mountain bikers to wander among old growth and alder, ferns, mosses, and ...

  • #12 Iron Horse State Park: John Wayne Pioneer Trail, South Cle Elum to Easton

    3 Reviews

    Cle Elum, WA

    This 11.5-mile (each way) section of the trail travels by some residences, rural lowlands with mountainous backdrops, pine transitional forest, and makes tow passes over the Yakima River and ...
    •  23 miles
    •  Guide

    This 11.5-mile (each way) section of the trail travels by some residences, rural lowlands with mountainous backdrops, pine ...

  • #13 St. Edward State Park / Big Finn Hill County Park

    5 Reviews

    Bothell, WA

    St. Edward State Park is just off of Lake Washington but you don't get any real lake views by bike except at the bottom of the Seminary Trail (which is actually a dirt road). The views are of ...
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    St. Edward State Park is just off of Lake Washington but you don't get any real lake views by bike except at the bottom of ...

  • #14 Paradise Lake

    3 Reviews

    Woodinville, WA

    Despite the name and the proximity to Paradise Lake and Paradise Valley, there is nothing utopian about mountain biking in the area. The small network of trails is damp most of the year, garbage ...
    •  1 to 2 hours
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    Despite the name and the proximity to Paradise Lake and Paradise Valley, there is nothing utopian about mountain biking in ...

  • #15 Phillip Arnold Park (The Tapeworm and Parasite Trails)

    3 Reviews

    Renton, WA

    Located in Royal Hills just above the old mining town turned Boeing industrial park, Renton’s Phillip Arnold Park is home to the infamous Tapeworm and Parasite Trails. Mountain bikers here ride ...
    •  60 to 90 minutes
    •  5.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Located in Royal Hills just above the old mining town turned Boeing industrial park, Renton’s Phillip Arnold Park is home ...

  • #16 Minnehaha Park / Beacon Hill

    3 Reviews

    Spokane, WA

    This 6.5-mile intermediate-level loop is highlighted by views from Beacon Hill into Spokane and to the surrounding mountains, as well as an ever-so-slight taste of slickrock riding at Boulder ...
    •  6.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This 6.5-mile intermediate-level loop is highlighted by views from Beacon Hill into Spokane and to the surrounding mountains, ...

  • #17 Ape Canyon - Plains of Abraham - Windy Point

    3 Reviews

    Cougar, WA

    This strenuous tour winds through a mystical red cedar and Douglas-fir forest and then takes you through part of the eruption zone in the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. Additional ...
    •  4 to 6 hours
    •  21 miles
    •  Guide

    This strenuous tour winds through a mystical red cedar and Douglas-fir forest and then takes you through part of the eruption ...

  • #18 Lewis River Trail

    5 Reviews

    Carson, WA

    The Lewis River Trail #31 is full of views of old-growth forest, rock formations, and waterfalls. The trail itself is also a sweet treat, with a beginner-friendly smooth surface almost all the ...
    •  27.2 miles
    •  Guide

    The Lewis River Trail #31 is full of views of old-growth forest, rock formations, and waterfalls. The trail itself is also ...

  • #19 Falls Creek Falls

    4 Reviews

    Carson, WA

    This pleasant 3.4-mile out-and-back day hike leads you through low-elevation forest to one of the most impressive waterfalls accessible by trail in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. Thundering ...
    •  2 hours
    •  3.4 miles
    •  Guide

    This pleasant 3.4-mile out-and-back day hike leads you through low-elevation forest to one of the most impressive waterfalls ...

  • #20 Lily/Lizard Lakes Loop

    3 Reviews

    Bellingham, WA

    Located on Chuckanut Mountain, one of the most popular recreational areas in Bellingham, the trails in and around Lily and Lizard Lakes are fun and semi-technical (this particular loop has a ...
    •  2 to 4 hours
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    Located on Chuckanut Mountain, one of the most popular recreational areas in Bellingham, the trails in and around Lily and ...