Take mountain biking to a new level in West Virginia and discover why the area is ranked among the top five mountain biking destinations in the country. Exploring the New River Gorge by bike, you’ll access remote coal town ruins along the banks of the New River and capture splendid scenic vistas. There are miles and miles of incredible mountain bike trails in West Virginia for all ages and skill levels – whether you’re looking for a two-hour ride, a half-day adventure or you’re ready for a full-day excursion. Bike tour guides and top equipment (bike, helmet, and water bottle) are included in your adventure.
Most tours begin with a mild descent offering incredible views of the river and the abandoned railroad town of Thurmond. After a brief visit to the historic Thurmond Depot, riders will travel down-river via the South-Side Junction Trail. This trail is part of the historic trek by Mary Ingles-Draper after her daring escape from Indian captors in the 1800’s. Don’t miss this exciting adventure full of history and spectacular scenery.