Maine Cycling Routes
Maine by bike:   With. its beautiful scenery, bike-friendly roads and shared-use paths, Maine is a great place to cycle. In the mountains, along the coast, through the woods and over the beautiful byways in between, cyclists of all ages and skill levels find that cycling in Maine is a great experience. On the Explore Maine site help you can check out unique bike tours, plan your trip, or see what fun cycling events are scheduled across the state. View individual rides by clicking on the links below:


Andover Aroostook Around Bangor
Belfast Bethel Boothbay
capital Casco Bay Coastal Route
Damariscotta Deer Isle Downeast Trail
Eastern Trail Franklin Freeport
Fryeburg Heart of Penobscot Katahdin
Kennebec Kittery Lake Auburn
Merrymeeting Passamaquoddy Penobscot
Penquis Portland Potato Land
River Route Rockland Saco
Schoodic Southern

East Coast Greenway in Maine

The East Coast Greenway extends over 2,600 miles from Key West, Florida to Calais, Maine. The Maine section of the East Coast Greenway has five distinct sections: View an interactive map of the East Coast Greenway
Eastern Trail: Kittery to South Portland 80 ocean miles
Casco Bay Route 35 miles along Maine’s coastline.
Brunswick to Ellsworth inland route via Bangor 176 miles
Brunswick to Ellsworth coastal route via Belfast) 187-miles
Downeast Trail: Ellsworth to Calais 140-miles

Inland Maine road bike rides

The following rides in Maine are available on the Explore Maine site.
Visit the Coastal Maine page. Read more and view route maps
Capital
This pleasant ride takes cyclists from the State Capitol to the scenic lakes region west of Augusta. It provides scenic views of Cobbosseecontee Lake, rolling farmland, apple orchards and the Kennebec River.
Kennebec River
This hilly and scenic gem winds through the historically important Kennebec River Valley and features a mix of agricultural and rugged mountainous terrain.
Waterville-China Lakes
Challenging hills and excellent views make this tour a 3-season pleaser as it traverses the China Lakes region with its ridge views and charming villages.

Maine Bike RallyMaine Bike Rally

The Maine Bike Rally is a three day combined effort of local enthusiasts, the Casco Bay Bicycle Club, Merrymeeting Wheelers Bicycle Club and the Bicycle Coalition of Maine. Riders can choose from more than 30 rides that vary in length from a short five miles to a 100-mile century ride winding through country lanes and shorelines. Non-cycling events will include a bike expo of biking related exhibits, an ice cream social, a parade for the kids and kids-at-heart, and some musical entertainment.The 23rd annual Maine Bike Rallywas held July 8 2011 at the Brunswick High School in Brunswick, ME. Read more and view route maps

Bicycle Tour of the St. John River Valley

The Grand Tour of the St. John River Valley is in its twenty-first year. The cycling route starts in Fort Kent Maine, taking you to Grand Isle and around Long Lake to Sinclair. See potatoes, panoramic views of the St. John River and Long Lake, and quaint French villages.

Distance options are 25, 50, 62 and 100 miles
Start: Northern Maine Medical Center, Fort Kent, ME. Read more and view route maps

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