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
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.
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
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 55 miles per day along moderately challenging … Continue reading Bike Maine 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. 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 (map) 75 miles (map) 100 miles (map) … Continue reading Great Maine Getaway, Biddeford ME 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 map GPX file TCX Course 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 51 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and … Continue reading Lobster ride, Camden ME 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 the event and sponsorship help us in … Continue reading Loon Echo Trek, Bridgton ME 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 ride winding through country lanes and shorelines. … Continue reading Maine Bike Rally 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 25-mile Ride (9:00 AM) starts out on … Continue reading Maine lighthouse Ride, Kittery Millinocket Century, ME - The Millinocket Century is a free ride in the Millinocket, Maine area, with 100, 75, 50 and 25 mile options. Date: June 13th 2020 Instead of spending money on race fees, spend money in town and along the route. You will know where all of your money was spent. Queue sheets will list stores and restaurants … Continue reading Millinocket Century, ME 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 http://ridewithgps.com/routes/903812 Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 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 Esker Beaver Brook North Beebe Woods / Peterson Farm … Continue reading NEMBA mountain bike rides 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 to Rockland. Roads are selected to optimize … Continue reading Northampton MA to Rockland ME 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 Peninsula, goes through Blue Hill and on to … Continue reading Penobscot four day tour 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 Course 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 roads. 58 mile cue 34 mile cue … Continue reading Portsmouth-Ogunquit ride 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 Aroostook County Downeast & Acadia Greater Portland … Continue reading The East Coast Greenway in Maine 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 GPX file TCX Course 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, 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 and trained medical staff, including support vehicles … Continue reading Trek Across Maine, Belfast ME Trek Across Maine, through June 30, 2021 - The American Lung Association’s 2021 Trek Across Maine has been reimagined into a virtual Cycle Your Way format now through June 30th! We encourage you to participate in the virtual event as this allows you to get outside while still practicing social distancing!