From colorful forest trails in Bear Mountain State Park to waterfront roads like Great Lakes Seaway Trail where farmer's markets and quaint towns dot the shoreline - New York State is the place to cycle and explore.
The Empire State's vast network of trails, mountains and scenic towns offer cycling at every skill level. Coast through Bethpage State Park, take the family along the Erie Canalway Trail or join one of many New York bike clubs to connect with travel enthusiasts just like you. Whether you're biking on or off-road, NY trails take you along historic canals, scenic byways, mountain overlooks, urban paths and more.
Jump on your bike and explore New York. Here are some places to get you started:
NYS Department of Transportation: "Bicycling in New York"
Bicycle Long Island - Nassau-Suffolk Bicycle Coalition
Bike New York - Bike Clubs
Catskill Scenic Trail
Lake Champlain Bikeways
Lake Erie Seaway Trail
Lake Placid & Saranac Lake Road Rides
Manhattan Waterfront Greenway Bike Map - 32 miles around the island
Mohawk Hudson Cycling Club
New York Cycle Club
Placid Planet Bicycles - Adirondack Park
Rochester Bicycling Club
Southern Tier Bicycle Club
Warren County Bikeway
Looking for more rugged terrain?
The New York State Canal System is considered one of the best bicycling resources in the state. You can select from one of the three major segments that comprise a total of 136
Bicycling in Rochester and Upstate
Bikeatoga - Biking in and around Saratoga Springs
New York Bicycling Coalition
Parks & Trails New York
TrailLink by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
Warren Co Safe & Quality Bicycling Organization
Cycling the Erie Canal Bike Tour
Cycling the Hudson Valley Bike Tour
Great Finger Lakes Bicycle Tour
Harlem Valley Rail Ride
Putnam Cycling Classic
TD Five Boro Bike Tour
Tour of the Catskills - America's largest Pro/Am Stage Race