Two people bike through a dense forest in Kentucky


Biking in Kentucky

Home to historic distilleries and horse farms, the rolling hills of the Bluegrass Region are one of Kentucky’s top cycling destinations and London is the self-proclaimed cycling capital of Kentucky.    But all across the Commonwealth, cyclists can feast their eyes on a multitude of stunning landscapes and challenging terrain. East to west, Kentucky is home to miles of biking routes, from Lexington’s Legacy Trail to thickly forested singletrack trails in Daniel Boone National Forest. You can even bike the Kentucky Bourbon Trail! And each year, cyclists compete in prestigious events like the Kentucky Century Challenge and the Horsey Hundred. However and wherever you like to pedal, there’s a path for you in Kentucky.

Types of

Biking in Kentucky

A biker glides downhill on a Kentucky mountain biking trail

Mountain Biking

More than ever, mountain bikers are making Kentucky a go-to for singletrack trails and pump tracks.

Two bikers bike along a road biking trail in Kentucky

Road Biking

The Bluegrass State abounds with road cycling routes, and thousands of cyclists flock here every year for a variety of scenic and challenging road races.

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