The 10 Best Mountain Biking Trails in New Hampshire!

Nothing beats the thrill of racing through the woods on a mountain bike, wind in your face, worries left far behind. Thankfully, New Hampshire plays host to some world class mountain biking trails, ranging from beginner to seriously advanced. Take a tour of our picks for top trails in the Granite State, and get riding! 

1. Highland Mountain Bike Park, Northfield, NH

Highland Mountain Bike Park is like Disney World for mountain bikers. Outdoor trails accessible by chairlift, indoor training center, and bag jump. To make things even sweeter, this Northfield location offers bikes and protective gear for rental and demo, camps and private lessons for all skill levels, and even on site camping. A great way to spend an exciting weekend in the great outdoors! 

2. Yudicky Loop, Nashua, NH

Just over 11 miles, crossing briefly into Massachusetts before returning to the great Granite State. Technically three parks masquerading as one, Yudicky combines single and double track for a comprehensive biking experience. Be aware, hiking is allowed in some areas of Yudicky. 

3. Bear Brook Trail, Allenstown, NH

Ten thousand beautiful acres with over 40 miles of premium track! Combining double and single track with fantastic, only-in-New-Hampshire views easily make this one of the best areas to ride in the state. 

4. Hampstead Conservation Area, Hampstead, NH

A location frequented less often than more popular trails, Hampstead Conservation Area is a great place to ride if you’re uncertain around other bikes, or if you just need to clear your head with some old-fashioned solitude! Nine miles of mostly single track on lovely rolling lands. 

5. Moose Brook State Park, Gorham, NH

Ten miles of single track riding. This moderately difficult biking opportunity makes it easy to fill a day with exhilarating riding, and features a swimming hole to cool down after you break a sweat! 

6. Northwood Meadows State Park, Northwood, NH

This trail measures at 2.6 miles of easier terrain, making it perfect for beginners, or for families who ride together. A fantastic opportunity to learn a new skill and make lasting memories

7. Franklin Falls, Franklin, NH

Eight miles of intermediate single track riding, all against an undeniably gorgeous backdrop. Be sure to check out the Chicken Ravine Trail, a perennial favorite of local riders. 

8. Sticks and Stones, North Conway, NH

Single track riding for two, intermediate level miles. A solid option for beginners, or riders who want to work on specific skills. 

9. Pinnacle Mountain Bike Trail, Newport, NH

Ten miles of decidedly advanced riding. Certainly not for beginners, or the faint of heart, Pinnacle features great technical sections not found many places. 

10. Red Tail Trail, North Conway, NH

Another great option in the North Conway area! Red Tail Trail measures just over two and a half miles in length of single track riding. This great trail has some of the best intentional rock structures around for added excitement. 

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