Scenic trails for cycling fun and mountains biking adventure for all levels abound throughout the region. There are serious road rides and leisurely family cycling outings and every variation in between through some of the most spectacular panoramas in the US.
Montana’s Cycling Adventure
Mountain biking has become an all-season sport in Montana! From single track in the warm weather, to fat-tire biking when the snow falls, the state offers unmatchable scenery and undiscovered country for riders of all levels. Many communities feature trailheads right outside your door. So hop on a bike and choose a route (hint: end your ride with a roll to the local brewery to join other bikers sharing stories of the day). Our communities love the trails so much that they build, maintain and support them. Please ride responsibly. For more information visit www.VisitMT.com
North Dakota’s Many Riding Choices
Hiking and biking trails criss-cross North Dakota, creating a patchwork of routes that lead to whatever the soul seeks. Hiking trails range from difficult on the Maah Daah Hey to easy on recreational paced routes in larger cities. Bikers can peddle slowly along river bottoms and grasslands and furiously climb some of the steep grades in the Badlands. Take your pick of this baker’s dozen. For more information visit www.NDTourism.com
South Dakota is an Undiscovered Gem For Biking
Organizations like the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) are taking notice of the biking opportunities in South Dakota, awarding the state one of only two A grades for its trails. With strenuous mountain climbs and grueling road rides, there are plenty of challenging routes to conquer. But laid-back rides on former railroad beds and fun fat-tire outings give everyone the chance to roll at their favorite pace. For more information visit www.TravelSouthDakota.com
Mountain Biking in Wyoming
Whether you’re road cycling or mountain biking, you’ve come to the right place. Bicycling is a great way to see the outdoors, take in the fresh air, or simply get around town. With miles of open highway for the cross country riders and a full range of mountain trails for the adrenaline junkies, you’ll want to strap a rack or three to the bumper and point your vehicle towards cowboy country.
During your trip planning don’t forget that the National Park Service is celebrating its 100th anniversary. And it just so happens, Wyoming is home to the very first National Park: Yellowstone. Plus, we have the first National Monument: Devils Tower. In total, the state boasts an impressive 25 National Historic Landmarks and 11 nationally recognized recreation areas, trails and monuments. It goes without saying that this celebration is a pretty special one for our scenery. It also happens to be a good excuse for you to get out and enjoy all those national treasures. Think of this as your invitation to a 100th birthday party. All you have to bring is a passion for adventure. For more information visit www.TravelWyoming.com