Biking is a big part of Lake George Area recreation. The paths and trails are diverse, from off-road trails to paved bikeways. For a grueling workout or some easy going fun, biking is a great option in the Lake George Area.

The Lake George Area is a haven for cyclists. Biking is a growing recreation in the area with miles of paths and trails to be pedaled. It’s a fun, family activity that ensures your exercise routine doesn’t go on break just because you are. Much of the Lake George Area is bike-accessible, especially the downtown communities of Lake George Village, Glens Falls, and Bolton Landing. Cyclists of all types will find a path or trail to follow in the Lake George Area. If you’re a mountain biker, you’ll love the small-town Adirondack mountain bike courses in the area, boasting technical runs of all difficulty levels. Road bikers will appreciate the long, winding ups and downs through unique Adirondack communities. For a more family-friendly bike ride, Warren County Bikeway boasts 9.4 miles of safe trails and paths. When you vacation in the Lake George Area make sure you bring your bike.

West Mountain

West Mountain has been the perfect setting for your families’ winter outing for over 50 years. West Mountain with a vertical drop of 1,010-feet has 31 trails across over 126 acres, ranging from easy, gentle learning slopes to challenging, expert terrain. Don't plan on leaving when the sun goes down!

Warren County/Washington County Loop

Park at Warren County Bikeway Parking lot off County Club Rd, Queensbury. From parking lot, right on Warren County Bikeway north; left on Country Club Rd.,right on Blind Rock Rd.; left on Bay Rd. to Route 9N. left on 9N along east side of Lake George.  Right on Beach Rd.; left on Warren County Bikeway (see signs); follow bikeway back to Bikeway Parking Lot.  Distance = 17.3 miles. Beginner to intermediate.

Schroon River Road to Schroon Lake

Start and finish at parking lot off I- 87, Exit 24. Ride north, crossing Rt. 8, to Schroon Lake boat launch – return.  Distance = 15 miles. Beginner

Brant Lake Mountain Bike Park

A new mountain bike trail system in Brant Lake, this park is a 207-acre venue with six miles of single-track mountain bike trails. The park is located behind The Hub, a bike shop, cafe, and tavern that is popular with anyone who enjoys non-motorized recreation.

Stony Creek Loop

Easy Adirondack riding with long stretches along the Hudson River, Schroon River, and Stony Creek. Beginning in the bustling summer Village of Lake George, this ride passes through Warrensburg, Stony Creek, and the Villages of Hadley and Luzerne.

Summer Activities at Gore Mountain

Free interpretive walks led by Gore staff and special guest speakers will depart the top of the Northwoods Gondola twice daily, featuring in

The Pinnacle

The Pinnacle, a 73-acre preserve, is a hiking trail five minutes outside of Bolton Landing maintained by the Lake George Land Conservancy. A local landmark highly visible from Cat Mountain and Lake George, the Pinnacle hiking trail follows an old logging road .75 mile to the summit at about 1,300-feet. The elevation change is about 480 feet.

North Creek Ride

Beginning and ending in the old Adirondack railroad town of North Creek, this ride heads out into the back woods to the village of Olmstedville and back.

Queensbury/Champlain Canal Loop

Park at Warren County Bikeway parking lot off Country Club Road in Queensbury. Enjoy the view and some passing boats. Distance = 30 miles (+/-). Intermediate to advanced. Beautiful views. Pack a lunch and water.

Mountain Bike Trails ~ Ski Bowl Trail System

This professionally designed system is a combination of multi-use and dedicated mountain bike trails providing single and double track trails, switchbacks, and some challenging climbs. 20 km of trails include easy greens like the "Ski Bowl Loop"; intermediate blues like "There" and "Back Again" and of course black diamond trails like "Heart Brake" and "On the Rocks."

Three Lakes Ride

A scenic tour of three Adirondack lakes on mostly flat or rolling terrain. Plenty of amenities line the route and the Schroon River Road provides a convenient shortcut should time, weather, or fitness dictate your schedule. Park at Dynamite Hill Recreation Area or at The Hub in Brant Lake where you can grab snacks for the road or refuel after your ride.   *Photo credit: Dave Kraus/

Dynamite Hill at Town of Chester Recreation Center

133 acres for hiking, single track bicycling. Rope tow, night skiing, snowmaking. Cross country skiing, snowshoeing, snowboarding, sledding, tubing hill, ice skating, warming hut. Half-mile, marked nature trail. Seasonal picnic pavilion.