We take mountain sports very seriously in the Adirondacks. Granted, The Whiteface Lodge’s ideal location near the Lake Placid Olympic Center Whiteface almost inherently suggests we host a plethora of things to do in the Whiteface Mountain wilderness. The diverse assortment of mountain bike trails in the Adirondacks calls to people near and far. If you’re new to the mountain biking scene, fear naught! There are plenty of experts in the area with excellent tips on how and where to get started. Seasoned mountain cyclists will rejoice in the myriad challenging trail options available to them. But first, let’s find you a bike.

Mountain Bike Rentals in Lake Placid

Luckily for you, there are two fantastic mountain bike rentals right here in Lake Placid. Their expert staff will answer any questions you may have about mountain bike trails near our Adirondacks resort. 

Now that you have a way to cycle around Whiteface Mountain, it’s time to make the most of your Lake Placid summer and find the mountain bike trail (or trails!) that best fits your interests and skill level. 

Adirondack Mountain Bike Trails

The amount of mountain bike trail options around Lake Placid may seem overwhelming, especially for novice riders. We’ve provided a broad overview of the cycling scene in the area that will (hopefully) help you narrow down where to start. 

Discover Mountain Biking at Mount Hoevenburg

If you’re not sure how to learn how to mountain bike, consider the Discover Mountain Biking program at  Mount Hoevenburg. The Discover Mountain Biking package provides a one-stop-shop experience. Get your mountain bike rentals and an hour-long lesson, and you’ll be making your way down thrilling descents like a pro in no time. 

Whiteface Mountain Bike Park

The Whiteface Mountain Bike Park features 27 diverse trails from which to choose. From beginning to expert, with a couple of cross country mountain biking trails thrown into the mix, you’re sure to find a few trails that’ll pique your interest at The Whiteface Mountain Bike Park. The sweetest vertical drops in the East reside on Whiteface Mountain. You can even ride the gondola back to the top. It’s an ideal mountain bike trail experience, for sure!

Enjoy a Secluded Ride down Mount Pisgah

The bike trails at Mount Pisgah offer a level of seclusion that can’t be guaranteed at Whiteface Mountain Bike Park. You can access this five-mile network of trails via the lovely Village of Saranac Lake, which is less than ten miles away from our Adirondacks resort.

Experience Adirondack Mountain Trails

Popular trails for beginners include: 

Expert cyclists may want to look into these uniquely challenging trails:

If nothing has piqued your interest, take a look at the myriad options available in the Adirondacks.

The Great Outdoors Await You this Summer at Whiteface Lodge

We can think of no better way to fully appreciate the summer Adirondack landscape than to trek our eclectic array of mountain bike trails. Our ideal location nestled in the Whiteface Mountain gives you plenty of opportunities to hone your mountain cycling skills. For more information on the Lake Placid mountain bike scene, please give us a call at 518-523-0505.