There are five great rivers that offer the best mountain biking in the country, four in New York and one in Pennsylvania. All of these trails offer spectacular views and memorable biking adventures.
Lehigh River Gorge in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains offers a leisurely downhill adventure with stunning mountain scenery and picturesque whitewater rapids. There are many different packages to choose from here that will fill your day with many lifelong memories.
Near Hudson River Gorge in New York you can go to Gore Mountain during the summer and spring months and bike the ski trails, old roads and single track bike trails. Beautiful views and some extraordinary biking adventures can be had here for the novice to the extreme biker.
Moose River near Old Forge, New York is the best way to see the Adirondack Mountains. This area offers many trails with differing degrees of difficulty for every level of biking enthusiast. Lush Forests and clear lakes await you. Bring your family and take in the easier trails, then climb onto the Adirondack scenic railroad and hitch a ride back to town.
Near Watertown New York is the Black River Canyon. You can bike around Thompson Park or on Wellesley Island, which is halfway between the US and Canadian border, on the Saint Lawrence River.
There are many biking opportunities around the Salmon River near Syracuse and Pulaski, New York. You can take a 30, 50 or 60 mile ride starting and ending in the same place off scenic Route 13. You can make reservations of all of these tours by contacting adventure center at Whitewater Challengers.
All of these locations offer accommodations in and near these biking adventures. And of course there are plenty of places to stay during your mountain vacation all over the Poconos for every budget.
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