With striking scenery, a variety of terrain, and old-fashioned towns to explore along the way, biking in the Adirondacks is always an adventure. In the Adirondack Hub, enjoy an array of cycling and mountain biking routes for riders of all abilities and fitness levels. For more information on biking in the Hub, download the

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Start in the beautiful Paradox Lake Area.
Letsonville Road, Paradox
Cycling Get off the asphalt! This spectacular half day of mountain biking is on mostly remote, unpaved roads, with a variety of hills and valleys, open and wooded terrain, marshes, ponds, and streams. Mountain/cross bike recommended. Remote unpaved...
Route 9 & Route 4, North Hudson
Take a day long ride through some of the most remote paved roads in the whole park. View dozens of ponds and wetlands, cross several headwaters, and see some historic mining and farming areas. 36.3 miles, Intermediate. Paved roads, remote areas with...
These mountains in the Hammond Pond Wild Forest are at the beginning of the route..
Ensign Pond Road, North Hudson
Cycling This lovely route is also a symbol of friendship: look for the stone with an image of the two shaking hands etched in it. The North Hudson Pine Ridge Cemetery is the resting place of a number of War of 1812 soldiers. Access through the Hammond...
All kinds of water fun on Paradox Lake.
897 NYS Route 74, Paradox
Camping This campground is set amid rolling hills of hardwood along a quiet scenic road. Canoes and rowboats are available for rent at the registration booth. Located on the shore of Dark Bay, on Paradox Lake. There are hot showers, flush toilets...
Main St, Schroon Lake
This delightful loop follows the route of the Adirondack Marathon. It is mostly flat with short rolling hills. Breaks suggest themselves, such as the town beach, and two hiking trailheads. 26.2 miles, Intermediate. All paved. Swimming, hiking, lake views.
Hardscrabble Road, Olmstedville
Cruise this scenic loop that is easy riding, with mountains ringing the horizon. Cross a creek halfway. 6.5 miles, paved roads, services in Olmstedville.
Main St, Schroon Lake
This loop is grand in many ways, but especially the scenery. Much of it goes through the Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest area, with a crossing of the Boreas River and the views along Boreas Road. Area attractions include the Natural Stone Bridge...
Route 9, Schroon Lake
Starting at Schroon Lake take scenic Hoffman Road past Bullet Pond, and the trio of Muller, Bigsby, and Oliver Ponds. This route turns into Irishtown Road, with river views approaching Olmstedville. This quaint village is an excellent place for a break.