Local Rides
Best Places to Ride Around Loon Mountain

Local Rides

Explore the White Mountains on two wheels. Adventure along a scenic network of paved and cross-country trails that wind along the banks of the Pemigewasset River and through picturesque hemlock and pine forests.

With rides accessible for every family member, there are plenty of ways to get out there and enjoy the forest and the town of Lincoln.

Looking to go the extra mile? Rent an e-bike. Equipped with Hybrid Cycling Technology, e-bikes deliver a smooth and instantaneous boost that blends seamlessly with your own pedaling power – making any ride along the network of bike paths a breeze.

Franconia Notch Ride

Enjoy Franconia Notch, one of the most scenic areas of White Mountain National Forest. The Franconia Notch Bike Path begins at the northern end of Franconia Notch. 

This 16-mile journey back to Loon passes by glacial lakes, sheer thousand-foot cliffs, stunning waterfalls the Old Man of the Mountain historic site.  

Franconia Falls

Turn right as you leave Loon and head into the White Mountain National Forest.

When you arrive at Lincoln Woods, follow an easy former rail trail along the East Branch of the Pemigewasset River for an 11-mile loop. The trail will take you to Franconia Falls, a beautiful waterfall with a natural water slide eroded into the rocks.

Lincoln Loop

Follow the Pemigewasset River along this paved, family-friendly bike path. Bike the two miles to downtown Lincoln to explore local shops and restaurants. To reach the path, cross the bridge at the resort's main entrance and take a left at the train. For an added boost, rent an e-Bike - it will make the return trip a breeze!


Please Note: A waiver is required to participate. A parent's or guardian's signature is required on the waiver for anyone age 18.