Bicycle rides in Maine

Maine’s East Coast Greenway

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 distincts

Explore Maine

Explore Maine bicycle rides

Cycling 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.

The following rides in Maine are available on the Explore Maine site.

Trails and bicycle paths in Maine

Maine bicycle trails

Aroostook Valley Trail 28 miles, Auburn Riverwalk 1.2 miles,Bangor and Aroostook Trail 61 miles,  Calais Waterfront Walkway 1.5 miles,  Down East Sunrise Trail 85 miles,  Eastern Promenade Trail 2.1 miles, Eastern Trail 28.4 miles, Ellsworth Rail Trail 1.6 miles ….continue reading

Rides on this site

St, John River Valley bicycle ride Bicycle Tour of the St. John River Valley - The Grand Tour of the St. John River Valley 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 […]
Maine bicycle trails Bicycle trails in Maine - Aroostook Valley Trail 28 miles Crushed Stone, Dirt Auburn Riverwalk 1.2 miles Asphalt Bangor and Aroostook Trail 61 miles Gravel Calais Waterfront Walkway 1.5 miles Gravel Down East Sunrise Trail 85 miles Crushed Stone Eastern Promenade Trail 2.1 miles Asphalt Eastern Trail 28.4 miles Asphalt, Crushed Stone […]
Bike Maine - BikeMaine is a fully-supported, seven day cycling tour held in mid-September, the prime time to cycle in New England. The days are still warm, the nights are comfortably cool, and a hint of fall color is just beginning to appear on the trees. Cyclists pedal an average of […]
Champion the Cure Challenge, Brewer ME - The Champion the Cure century ride follows the Penobscot River north from Brewer Maine to Lincoln, then reverses course on highways with wide shoulders.
Climate Ride NE, Bar Harbor to Boston - Bar Harbor to Boston, SEPTEMBER 8 – 12, 2016 This 5-day, 390-mile Northeast Climate Ride route takes advantage of the best cycling in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. You’ll ride along the North Atlantic’s scenic coastline by day and spend evenings with an amazing community of people. Upon registration, […]
Coastal Maine cycling tour Coastal Maine Cycling Tour: Camden to Acadia and back - Coastal Maine Cycling Tour Day 1: Camden to Stonington Ride inland around Camden Hills State Park, with some coastal sections on Rt. 1. Reaching Orland and Bucksport continue to Stonington on Deer Isle. Distance: 88 miles. Camden Inns Camden Hills State Park Campground.  Cue Sheet Route Map GPX […]
Cycling Acadia: Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island and the Schoodic Peninsula - Some of our favorite bicycle rides are in Acadia, which is a national park on Mount Desert Island, a beautiful area attached to mainland Maine by a short bridge. You’ll find several days of wonderful cycling here. Inn: Bar Harbor The nearest large airport is Bangor International, about […]
Bicycle rides in Northern New England Cycling in Northern New England - Rides in Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine, including a couple of week-long cycling tours.
Lewiston Dempsey Challenge Dempsey Challenge, Lewiston ME - The Dempsey Challenge is an annual international fundraising cycling / run or walk based in Lewiston, Maine benefiting the Dempsey Center, whose mission is to make life better for people managing the impact of cancer. Start:  Simard-Payne Police Memorial Park, 46 Beech Street, Lewiston, ME 04240 View the 100 mile century […]
Great Maine Getaway, Biddeford ME - On the two-day Great Maine Getaway ride for the National MS Society, cyclists hug Maine’s southern coastline. Start: University of New England Biddeford campus. 2016 Great Maine Getaway routes Saturday Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 25 miles (map) 50 miles […]
Kennebec trail, Augusta Maine Kennebec River Rail Trail - The 6.5 mile Kennebec River Trail is a paved path that follows the Kennebec River in Maine. The map below shows a round trip ride from downtown Augusta to Gardiner to the trail end in downtown Gardiner close to waterfront park, then returning to Augusta. View and print […]
Tour de Cure, Wells Maine Kennebunks Tour de Cure, Wells ME - Join the American Diabetes Association at the 2019 Kennebunks Tour de Cure Location: Wells Reserve at Laudholm, 342 Laudholm Farms Road, Wells, ME, 04090 Routes: (This year’s route may vary) 100 miles 63 miles 30 miles 2018 63 mile route Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and […]
Camden Maine Lobster ride Lobster ride, Camden ME - The  Maine Lobster Ride originates at the Camden Snow Bowl in Camden, ME. 2016 routes 15 Miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 34 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course […]
Loon Echo Trek Loon Echo Trek, Bridgton ME - The Loon Echo Bike Trek offers 25, 50, 80 or 100 miles, with scenic rural roads, starting and ending in Bridgton, Maine, circling through the mountains to Bethel and back. The 18th annual Loon Echo Trek is the largest event benefiting the Loon Echo Land Trust! Proceeds from […]
Maine bike Rally Maine 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 […]
Kittery Lighthouse-Portland bicycle ride Maine lighthouse Ride, Kittery - Alliance Maine Lighthouse Ride This ride has become established as a major cycling event in Southern Maine, and benefits the Eastern Trail Alliance, an organization dedicated to building a 60-mile greenway from Kittery to South Portland, Maine. Enjoy views of the Maine coastline and up to 9 lighthouses! The […]
Mount Desert Island bicycle ride Mount Desert Island Century ride - Bike the nicest roads on Mount Desert Island, including the Park Loop, a climb up Cadillac Mountain, and a tour of Southwest Harbor, starting from Bar Harbor ME. View this ride at  Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
NE Parkinsons Ride, Old Orchard Beach, ME - The New England Parkinson’s Ride begins and ends in Old Orchard Beach, Maine with four loops from  The Ball Park, home of the SURGE Baseball Team. 100 mile loop Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 50 mile loop Route […]
Northeast Mountain Bike Association NEMBA NEMBA mountain bike rides - The New England Mountain Bike Association (NEMBA)  a recreational trails advocacy organization with 27 chapters throughout New England and about 5,000 members NEMBA Rides by State Connecticut Maine Massachusetts New Hampshire Rhode Island Vermont NEMBA alphabetical list of rides Abrams Rock Adams Farm Ames Nowell State Park Bare Cove / Great […]
Northampton Quabbin Reservoir bicycle ride Northampton MA to Rockland ME - This requested tour was designed to start in Northampton Massachusetts and ended in Rockland Maine. Other persons using these routes will need to find alternative overnight locations.The route takes a mix of local roads and highways to Westford and Newburyport MA, then follows generally follows the New Hampshire and Maine coast […]
Penobscot Peninsula and Mount Desert Island cycling tour Penobscot four day tour - Day 1: Camden to Stonington. Ride inland around Camden Hills State Park, with some coastal sections on Rt. 1. Reaching Orland and Bucksport continue to Stonington on Deer Isle. View Larger Map View at RidewithGPS Day 2 Stonington to Bar Harbor: From Stonington the ride hugs the southern shore of the Penobscot […]
Eastern Trail Maine bicycle ride Portsmouth to Portland via Maine’s Eastern Trail - This is a mix of on-road and off-road routes from Portsmouth NH to Portland ME along Maine’s Eastern Trail. Signs along the trail will take you on bike paths as they are developed. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX […]
Portsmouth - Ogunquit ride Portsmouth-Ogunquit ride - This is a Charles River Wheelmen bicycle ride Start: Portsmouth Park and Ride – 15 miles North of 495 and 95. (map to start) Description: Scenic shoreline and rural roads of historic Portsmouth, York, and Ogunquit. Ride along the ocean, past the Nubble lighthouse, and through quiet back […]
Seacoast Safari Cycle for Life Seacoast Safari, Kittery-Biddenford ME - CF Cycle for Life is a fully-supported ride with route options of 30 miles, 65 miles or a Century.
The ECG in Maine The 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: Maine’s East Coast Greenway Casco Bay Coastal Route Downeast Route & Downeast Sunrise Trail Eastern Trail River Route The Explore Maine site […]
Rockland Maine Lobster bike ride The Maine Lobster Ride from Rockland ME - The Maine Lobster Ride supports the Bicycle Coalition of Maine’s work to improve bicycling in Maine. Start from Rockland District High School. Rockland District High School, 400 Broadway, Rockland, ME. Visit Bike Maine for more information. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map […]
Moosa bicycle ride The MOOSA tour, Maine, New Hampshire and Quebec - The MOOSA tour, “Maine’s Original Outstanding Superadventure” was  a Maine-NH-Quebec cycling tour offered in 2009 and 2011. Click on the maps to view each day and download files at RideWithGPS. Read a personal description of the tour at Messages from the Pale Blue Dot.  
Trek across Maine bicycle ride Trek Across Maine, Belfast ME - Join the American Lung Association for the 34th annual Trek Across Maine on Father’s Day Weekend – June 15 – 17, 2018. From the mountains at Sunday River to the sea in Belfast, cycle 180 miles across the state of Maine. This ride is fully supported by volunteers […]
Trek Across Maine Trek Across Maine, Brunswick Landing, June 19-21, 2020 - Join the American Lung Association for the annual Trek Across Maine on Father's Day Weekend - June 19th – 21st, 2020. Choose our traditional 3 day, 180 mile option, or join us for our 1 or 2 day options!