Maps & Routes

A group of people bike down the gravel Causeway path in Burlington

Looking for places in Vermont to bike? Look no further! Check out our list of routes and links to trails around the state. 

Please note that conditions and routes may have changed. Please send any updates/suggestions to [email protected]

Local Motion's Interactive Map 

Local Motion's Interactive Map showcases three different routes and businesses and amenities along the way.

The Island Line Trail

The Trail starts south of downtown Burlington in Oakledge Park and parallels the lake shore past nature reserves and across the Colchester Causeway via the Bike Ferry. From there you can access the many trails that criss-cross the Champlain Islands.  Plan your breaks by checking out our list of rest areas

The ONE Love Loop

This urban route of Burlington’s Old North End contains some hills, city streets with and without bike lanes, variable paving conditions, and possible construction zones,  (with many amazing restaurants, markets, public art, historic sites, neat neighborhoods, etc to balance that all out). Learn more about the Old North End here.

Pine Streets Arts & Craft Loop

Enjoy a leisurely ride down the Greenway and though Burlington's historic arts district on Pine Street and stop for craft beer, local art, and fantastic food along the way! This route includes slight hills, city streets with and with out bike lanes, variable paving conditions and possible construction zones.

Local Motion's Interactive Map   Island Line Map  Get Your Business on the Map!

Our Favorite Routes

We're highlighting some of the best routes across the state, some long, some short, some dirt, some paved. All show off our favorite things about this state: stunning landscapes, farmlands, rolling hills, and small communities. This list will continue to grow - please share your favorite routes with us!

Our Favorites

Cycle the City

This exciting, self-guided, clockwise loop showcases the history, culture, and natural splendor of Burlington, VT—one of the loveliest cities in America, and the jewel of northern New England. This experience offers a relatively easy and enjoyable tour of the Queen City, one you won't soon forget!

Cycle the City

The Lake Champlain Bikeways

The Lake Champlain Bikeways maps cover dozens of possible cycling loops in Grand Isle County, Chittenden County, Franklin County, Addison/Rutland/Windsor Counties, Essex County (NY), and Clinton County (NY).  They feature some 1,636 total network miles for bicyclists.

Bikeways Maps

Dirt Road Rides in Burlington 

Thanks to our friends at Old Spokes Home for compiling great routes on dirt roads in and around Burlington, Vermont.

Burlington Based Dirt Road Adventures

Vermont's Rail Trails

Vermont’s Rail Trails are four-season, multi-purpose recreation and transportation corridors across all parts of Vermont, connecting historic towns and villages with the treasures of the vast Vermont landscape by way of gently rolling, smooth ribbons of gravel pathways. Easy to access, use, and enjoy, Vermont’s Rail Trails have something for everyone.

Learn more about Vermont's Rail Trails

Statewide Rides from GMBC 

Green Mountain Bicycle Club (GMBC) offers a variety of ride routes across Vermont to members and non members alike. The road rides are organized by where they originate. Gravel rides are listed together under their own tab.

GMBC Rides

Biking in the Northeast Kingdom

Gravel, fat biking, mountain biking and more. You can find trail descriptions and visitor information through the northeastern area of Vermont. 

Biking [NEKed] 

NEK Gravel

Trail descriptions and visitor information for gravel routes throughout the northeastern portion of Vermont, the "Northeast Kingdom"

NEK Gravel 

The Western New England Greenway

Ride the Western New England Greenway (US Bicycle Route 7), a muti-segment, multi-state bike route that links NYC and Montreal. 

The Western New England Greenway

Tourism Info from State of Vermont

Check out biking, travel, and route information throughout the State of Vermont

Outdoor Recreation: Biking

Vermont Mountain Biking Association 

VMBA's Plan Your Ride platform allows you to search across all types of rides and services by region. 

VMBA's Plan Your Ride