Bicycle Vacations in Kentucky
Find prime Kentucky mountain bike trails and road cycling routes
Biking is becoming one of the fastest-growing activities in the country and Kentucky mountain bike
trails and road cycling
routes are becoming a destination for travelers seeking top-notch bicycle vacations.
Kentucky mountain bike trails in the Land Between the Lakes and Daniel Boone National Forest provide bicycle adventures that cater to all skill levels and varieties of riding, from recreational beginners to world-class competitors to adventurous types on long-haul tours. There are also featured mountain bike trails at Mammoth Cave National Park, and the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area features five mountain bike trails that have received "epic" designation from the International Mountain Bicycling Association Association – a sure sign of memorable bicycle adventures to be had. Kentucky also offers thousands of miles of scenic roads for a leisurely cycling tour or training for a national title. Secondary roads around the London area have made the Redbud Ride one of the most popular cycling events in the region. The Legacy Trail in Lexington attracts a number of riders in central Kentucky, and numerous scenic towns in the Bluegrass Region are perfect for a cycling day trip.
With dozens of amateur and professional competitions
, as well as other organized rides, Kentucky is a great place for seriously fun bicycle vacations regardless of skill level.
Bicycle travel is a fun and frugal way to take in the sights around the Bluegrass State–view the route and trail listings below to learn more about our cycling destinations and trips. Start planning a bicycle vacation in Kentucky today!
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Lake Cumberland, Cumberland River, Lake Cumberland State Resort Park, Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery, Kentucky Pedal & Paddle.
A 100 acre underground cavern with a five- line underground zipline adventure, the world's first underground bike park with 12 miles of trails, swinging bridges, tour of 17 mi...
Goose Creek, Redbird River, South Fork Kentucky River, Redbird District Daniel Boone National Forest, Bert T. Combs RV Park and Campground Y-Holler Trail System
Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, Daniel Boone National Forest, Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail, Big South Fork Cumberland River, Big South Fork S...
Berea College Indian Fort Trail System, US Bike Route 76
Russell Creek, Green River, Green River Lake State Park
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, Pennyrile State Forest, Jones-Keeney WMA, Tradewater River, Lake Beshear, Tradewater Canoes & Kayaks
153 acre park, borders Kentucky River, boat access ramps, 167 site campground, working fort with demonstrations, Kentucky River Walk Trail
Historic Civil War site, 10 miles of trails, mountain biking and hiking
Active Military Reservation, 108,618 acres about 60% open to hunting, special regulations for access and hunting, contact the hunt control office for more information
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