Bike trails in Gatlinburg Tennessee - Mountain Biking and Bike Rental
Bicycles can travel on most roads within the park. The Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail is the exception. The Foothills Parkway provides good biking opportunities.
Cyclists may traverse the parkway's unfinished portions.
Cades Cove offers another great riding opportunity. The l
oop road periodically closes to motorized vehicles. It
will close to motor vehicle traffic from May-September
until 10 a.m. each Wednesday and Saturday. Bike rental
is available in the Cove. For more information call (865)
No mountain biking trails are available. A few graveled trails,
including the Gatlinburg Trail and Oconaluftee River Trail, allow
bicycles. For more extensive mountain biking opportunities, visit
the Tsali Recreation Area near Fontana Village, NC, or take a trip
to Big South Fork National Recreation Area.
Safety is always a major concern where cars and bicycles must share the road. Please wear helmets, use rear view mirrors, and follow all traffic regulations.