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Biking Information

Ready for a vacation where the good times roll?
Smile. You’ve come to the right place.

The resort communities that make up the Petoskey Area have earned quite a reputation among touring and mountain bikers alike.

If you enjoy touring, miles of paved paths offer breathtaking vistas. More of a mountain biking type? The trails here lead though some of northern Michigan’s most majestic forests. Some of the trails are wide and leisurely; some are laced with extreme terrain, jumps and narrow passages.

Free Petoskey Area Hiking, Biking & Outdoor Activities eBook


Tours or trails, every ride here brings a new experience, new scenery, a new appreciation of natural beauty.

Whichever of our charming communities you choose for lodging, here are some of the rides you can look forward to:

  • Avalanche Mountain Preserve – 300 acres of woodlands; views of Lake Charlevoix
  • Bear River Recreation Area – 1.1 miles of paved trails along the river
  • Boyne Highlands Resort – Wooded trails and lightly trafficked roads
  • Little Traverse Wheelway – A paved, 26-mile trail from Harbor Springs to Charlevoix

To get a glimpse of what a joy it is to bike here, be sure to check out our video on the Little Traverse Wheelway. For a complete listing of where to ride and where to go for bike repairs and rentals, click here.

Be sure to get your free e-guide Hiking, Biking & Outdoor Activities.

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