Ride a Bike in Yellowstone Country

The Yellowstone Park region is full of mountain ranges, public lands and biking trails for the mountain biking enthusiast. Trail information at bike shops in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho.

Biking in Yellowstone. Photo by Jeff Vanuga

Don’t miss the new trail system at the Jackson Hole Downhill Bike Park in Teton Village, with options for everyone from first-timers to experts. The trails are perfect for families and friends looking to enjoy an excellent day in the mountains. Bikes and riders are loaded on a chairlift, and the rest is downhill. Bike rental, lessons, and lift ticket packages are available at Jackson Hole Sports.

Go to jacksonhole.com for details.

Near Pinedale, numerous trails grant access to high-elevation playgrounds and wildflower meadows. The striking beauty of the granite in the Wind River Mountains is displayed in almost every direction. Half Moon Mountain, Sweeney Creek, the Grouse Mountain Trails, Kelly Park, Fortification Mountain, the old Skyline Drive, Soda Lake, Spring Creek Park, and the Glimpse Lake Trail offer endless tracks and trails for mountain biking fans.

Go to visitpinedale.org

Salt Lake City’s Bonneville Shoreline Trail is made up of a series of singletrack trails along the slope of the Wasatch Mountains. Mountain bikers and hikers will enjoy varied terrain and amazing views of Salt Lake Valley.
Go to visitsaltlake.com, call (801) 534-4900.

At Big Sky Resort, an excellent basecamp for Greater Yellowstone, ride the lift for unforgettable scenery, and then hike, bike, or zipline back down the mountain.
Go to bigskyresort.com, or call (800) 548-4486.

Bring a road bike to Yellowstone National Park in springtime. Some prime riding roads are restricted to non-motorized use between mid-March and mid-April.


Biking on a mountain road

Cycle Greater Yellowstone Event

Looking for an epic adventure? Check out the First Great Ride in the Last Best Place bicycle tour, a 465-mile ride organized by the Greater Yellowstone Coalition. Held annually in August.