Cycling Routes In & Around Lake George NY
If you prefer cycling, as opposed to mountain biking, these routes are for you! Find designated bike paths in the Lake George Area, as well as major roadways that cyclists frequent. Be sure to thoroughly map the routes in advance in case you find yourself without cell service at any point.
The 31.7-mile Warrensburg-Chestertown Loop showcases the beauty of the local area and brings riders north from Warrensburg, NY, along the Schroon River to Chestertown and back.
Warren County Bikeway
At the southern tip of Lake George where the steamships dock, you'll find the entrance to the Warren County Bikeway - a beautiful 9.2-mile long bike path that travels from Lake George through the Glens Falls Region.
Lakes And Farms
Take a ride on Lakes And Farms, a 26-mile bike path that begins in Warren County in Lake George, NY, and then travels east to the scenic farmlands of nearby Washington County.
Three Lakes Ride
Visit the beautiful lakes of the Southeastern Adirondacks along the 33.2-mile Three Lakes Ride. Beginning in Chestertown, NY, this bike route passes by Brant Lake, Schroon Lake, and Loon Lake. It also features a mix of flat and rolling terrain.
The Lazy Eight
Challenge yourself to The Lazy Eight bike route! This 41.5-mile bike loop begins and ends in Chestertown, NY, passes over the Hudson River twice, and provides great views of the countryside.
North Creek Ride
North Creek, NY isn't just a winter fun destination, it's also the starting point of the 30.7-mile North Creek Ride. Take a spin on this bike path as it winds through the Adirondacks to Olmstedville, NY and then back to North Creek.
Queensbury/Champlain Canal Lock 9 Loop
The Queensbury/Champlain Canal Lock 9 Loop is a fun way to see the Queensbury area in Warren County. Take the 30-mile bike route east to the Champlain Canal Lock 9, see the sights, and then return to the starting point.
Rivers and Lakes Ride
See the waters of the Southeastern Adirondacks on the Rivers and Lakes Ride! This 41.2-mile cycling route begins in Warrensburg, NY, follows the Schroon River, and then passes by Loon Lake, Friends Lake, and the beautiful Hudson River.
The Glen-Athol Ride is a 21.8-mile bike route that begins in Warrensburg, NY, and follows the Hudson River north to The Glen. The rural bike path loops back down to Athol, and then returns to Warrensburg.
Lake George/Bay Road/Bikeway
The 17.4-mile Lake George/Bay Road/Bikeway bike route begins at Lake George's Million Dollar Beach, heads toward Dunham's Bay, turns south to Queensbury and the Warren County Bikeway, and then swings back to Lake George.
Schroon Lake Loop
See the entire Schroon Lake shoreline by taking the 26-mile Schroon Lake Loop - a bike route that travels around the lake. The peaceful east side of the lake has some elevation changes, and the west side features wide shoulders along a busy highway.
Three Mountain Ride
More experienced bikers will enjoy the Three Mountain Ride in the Lake George Region. The 44-mile loop includes three challenging hills along the way: Federal Hill, Graphite Mountain, and Tongue Mountain on the western side of Lake George.
Glens Falls Feeder Canal Trail
Glens Falls, NY
The Glens Falls Feeder Canal is a 9-mile path for walkers, runners, and bikers that travels from Queensbury, NY to Fort Edward, NY along the original 19th century canal system.
Schroon River Road to Schroon Lake
Starting at Exit 24 of the Adirondack Northway, the 20.3-mile Schroon River Road to Schroon Lake bike route features a fairly easy path north to the southern tip of Schroon Lake near Pottersville, NY.
North Creek-Thurman Ride
The 40-mile North Creek-Thurman Ride begins in North Creek, NY, and winds along some of the Adirondacks' less populated roads through scenic forests and rolling terrain. The ride includes stops in Johnsburg, Chester, and Thurman.
Stony Creek Loop
Enjoy fun yet slightly challenging terrain along the Stony Creek Loop in the Lake George Region. The 46.3-mile bike trail begins in Lake George, NY and travels to Warrensburg, Stony Creek, Lake Luzerne, Queensbury, and then ends in Lake George.