Looking for places in Vermont to bike? Look no further! Check out our list of routes and links to trails around the state. Plan your breaks by checking out our list of rest areas.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ride US Bicycle Route 7
Ride the Western New England Greenway (US Bicycle Route 7), a muti-segment, multi-state bike route that links NYC and Montreal.