Where Are the Best Places for Biking in the Poconos?

See more of what the Poconos has to offer with a biking excursion! This way, you can cover more area is a shorter amount of time. There are plenty of trailheads across the Poconos for you to choose from. Whether you want to ride along the Delaware River or breeze through the forest, there’s a biking trail for you! Read on to learn all about four of the best spots for biking in the Poconos 

When you’re ready to plan your trip, request our Poconos Vacation Guide. This free resource is filled with local recommendations on how to explore the Pocono Mountains based on your interests! 

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Top 4 Spots for Biking in the Poconos 

Below are four of our favorite places for a bike ride in the Pocono Mountains. If you need to rent a bike, we recommend Pocono Biking in Jim Thrope, PA. This bike rental company is nearby some of the trails listed below, so it’s easy to book a rental and hop on the trailhead. Of course, don’t forget a helmet! 

1. Lehigh Gorge State Park 

Cycle along the Lehigh River Gorge for a full-day bike trip. This 25-mile bike trip maintains a downhill grade, which makes it great for cyclists of all skill levels. Along the way, admire rock formations, waterfalls, and native flora and fauna. When you book your bike trip through Pocono Biking, you can rent a bike and access a shuttle bus from the rental location.  

2. Mauch Chunk Lake Park 

Mauch Chunk Lake Park is another fantastic area to bike in Jim Thrope, PA. This park has four multiuse trails for bikers to explore. This peaceful views in the park are the perfect respite from the stress of everyday life. You may even forget that you’re exercising! 

3. Promised Land State Park 

Mountain biking is one of the best ways to explore Promised Land State Park. This Pennsylvania state park offers paved and unpaved trails, so you can choose your own adventure through the Delaware State Forest! 

4. McDade Recreational Trail 

Bike the McDade Recreational Trail at the Delaware Water Gap. There are many trailheads off the beaten path, so there’s something for every biker’s interests. Best of all, this trail runs parallel to the Delaware River, which boasts incredible views!  

Rest Your Legs at Mountaintop Lodge  

Come back to Mountaintop Lodge for a night of relaxation after a day of biking in the Poconos. We offer a wide variety of comfortable accommodations. Any overnight stay at Mountaintop Lodge also comes with complimentary access to our convenient amenities. 

Consider a stay in the Autumn Room. Wrap yourself up in a thick Turkish towel after soaking your muscles in the large bathtub. Then, turn the lights out and enjoy a restful night’s sleep in the king-size bed. Other room features include a large sofa, a desk, as well as a closet and five-drawer dresser.  

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