Biking – Lakes Mountains

Maine Lakes and Mountains Region Biking Guide

Lakes and Mountains Maine Bike Trails – Bicycling Route Information

The long Maine seacoast. The picturesque mountains and lakes. All of this and more makes the Lakes and Mountains region of Maine a glorious place for a bike ride. Whether you choose to take it slow and soak in the scenery or peddle hard and push yourself to the limit the ideal trail is waiting for you to discover it. Ask us about Maine Bike Vacations or share comments. To feature your Maine business, contact us.

Maine Lakes & Mountain Biking Vacations



Rangeley Lake Railroad Bed
Rangeley, ME
surface: rough
distance: 12 miles
(Moderate)
Description: This trail has lake and mountain views along the path.

Evans Notch
Bethel, ME
surface: paved
distance: 21 or 73 miles
(Challenging)
Description: Plan to spend two days on this splendid and challenging ride that starts from Bethel and heads south through the foothills of the White Mountains with views of three mountain ranges and scenic Evans Notch. The final leg winds its way to Bethel hugging the Androscoggin River.

Franklin Heritage
Farmington, ME
surface: paved
distance: 24, 53, or 110 miles
(Moderate)
Description: This loop is ideal for a multi-day exploration of the lakes, mountains and heritage of Franklin County. It offers the rider spectacular views and history, explained at the many museums and historical societies.

Grafton Notch
Rumford, ME
surface: paved
distance: 27 or 74 miles
(Challenging)
Description: Old Speck Mtn. Guards the passage through Grafton Notch, one of many hidden scenic treasures in western Maine and a major site on this challenging ride. Lots of opportunities to combine biking and hiking.

Lake Auburn
Auburn, ME
surface: paved
distance: 11 or 35 miles
(Moderate)
Description: This route passes over constantly changing terrain, rewarding the rider with great views of near and distant mountains and Lake Auburn.

Western Foothills
Cornish, ME
surface: paved
distance: 28, 46, 62 miles
(Moderate)
Description: This hilly route explores a marvelous network of coutry roads hidden in the foothills of western Maine. This is quintessential New England — old stone walls, maple-lined country roads, river views and gracious homes.

Carrabassett River Trail
Carrabassett, ME
surface: hard packed
distance: 14 miles
(Easy)
Description: River and mountain scenic landscape. This is the rail/trail section of the loop ride.

Carrabassett River Trail
Carrabassett, ME
surface: rough
distance: 19 miles
(Moderate)
Description: A very scenic loop including a section of rail trail along the Carrabassett River and great views of the surrounding mountains. Not too technically challenging. An excellent ride for beginner mountain bikers or even adventurous riders on hybrid bikes.

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Maine lakes and Mountains Region Vacations
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