Biking in Virginia's Blue Ridge


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Roanoke in Virginia’s Blue Ridge is one of the best places in the nation for mountain biking and road cycling. In fact we’re the Mountain Bike Capital of the East Coast. People travel from all over the world to experience the incredible riding we have to offer. A temperate climate and access to miles of lightly traveled roads and trails are just a few of the reasons why Roanoke is known as a cycling mecca for both road and mountain biking, as well as a bicycle-friendly infrastructure perfect for riding your bike to work, see live music, or to grab some groceries.

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Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking

Roanoke, Virginia is the only East Coast community with a Silver-Level Ride Center designation by the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA); come see why we're the Mountain Bike Capital of the East. The Blue Ridge Mountains …

Mountain Biking Trails

Road Cycling

Road Cycling

There are more than 2,500 miles designated as scenic byways in Virginia, many of which are located within the Roanoke Region. The Blue Ridge Parkway, Salem Bike Route and Scenic Route 39 in the Alleghany …

Road Cycling Routes



The Roanoke Region is home to more than more than 30 miles of urban trails connecting the area's natural beauty to its charming neighborhoods and vibrant downtown. And these greenways, which are defined as open-space …

Greenway Info

Bicycle Commuter Routes

Bicycle Commuter Routes

RIDE Solutions maintains bicycle commuter information that promotes and develops bicycling as a prime alternative mode of transportation for the Roanoke Region. Commuters registered with RIDE Solutions have access to their Guaranteed Ride Home program, offering up …

Commuting Routes

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Tips to safely get outside:

  • Avoid heavy use areas and choose off-peak times
  • Limit group to your household
  • Pack out your trash
  • Bring a mask and wear it when passing others
  • Use our trail finder to find #thepathlesstraveled
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