The Ultimate Guide to the Best Poconos Mountain Biking Trails

The beautiful Poconos Mountains make for some awesome mountain biking trails. Combine great weather and incredible scenery, and we know you’ll love the adrenaline rush of these Poconos Mountain Biking Trails.

For more information on Poconos Mountain biking trails and other fun activities in the local area, be sure to check out our complimentary Vacation Guide. Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast, a lover of the arts, or just wanting to relax, the Poconos have something for you.


Poconos Mountain Biking Trails

You can find lots of info on specific trails on several sites, but here are some great places to start.

Blue Mountain Resort Trails

Blue Mountain, a ski mountain in the winter, offers great downhill mountain biking trails for beginner to expert. But don’t try to tackle these on your first-ever downhill mountain biking experience; some experience required!

Delaware Water Gap McDade Trail

The McDade Recreational Trail is a gravel path that runs alongside the Delaware River for thirty-two miles. River views, wildlife, and farmland provide scenic entertainment.

Lehigh Gorge Trail

This Rail Trailat Lehigh Gorge State Park is 26 miles of easy downhill biking. See below for several outfitters serving this area.

Mauch Chunk Lake Park Trails

The Switchback Trail at Mauch Chunk Lake Park remains popular, as it leads to a fabulous overlook of the Lehigh Gorge State Park.

Promised Land State Park Trails

Promised Land State Park’s beautiful trees, streams, and wildlife make for shady and scenic trails. See this post for more on Promised Land State Park!


Poconos Mountain Bike Outfitters

Want to ride on these awesome trails but don’t want to haul your bike around? Or, are you new to mountain biking and need to rend a bike? Check out these great outfitters, who can provide you with a selection of bikes and great local bike trail info. Some offer the added benefit of a shuttle!

Whitewater Rafting Adventures Biking

Whitewater Rafting Adventures Biking has several packages to choose from. Rent a bike or bring your own, and the shuttle will take you to and from the Lehigh Gorge Trail.

Pocono Bike Rental

Pocono Bike Rental offers a variety of bikes to fit every rider, from toddlers up. Ride a loop trail or take their shuttle in the Lehigh Gorge State Park.

Edge of the Woods Outfitters

This outfitter provides rentals for the McDade Trail along the Delaware River. Shuttle service to and from the river beach and a largely flat trail makes this a great ride for beginners.

Whitewater Challengers Biking

Whitewater Challengers Biking allows you to book a “Pedals and Paddles” package, where you spent part of your day biking and part of the day white water rafting!


For more things to do in the Poconos in the summer, check out our blogs on whitewater rafting, camping, and tubing!


Book Your Stay at a Luxury Poconos Inn

If you can’t get enough of the gorgeous Poconos Mountain biking trails, consider booking your stay at The French Manor Inn. We are located in the heart of the Poconos with private balconies, open porches, and twenty-mile mountain views.

You’ll sleep comfortably in our luxurious suites, and the gourmet breakfast in the morning will refresh you for the day ahead. We also offer gourmet on-site dining options, as well as many amenities you can’t get at the average B&B. And our excellent spa services make sure the body is relaxed as well.

While planning your vacation to the Poconos, don’t forget to download our complimentary Vacation Guide. We look forward to seeing you soon!