Explore the mountains by bike. Some New Hampshire ski areas offer mountain biking during the summer months, some with lift service to the summit.
Enjoy the scenery of Mount Washington by bike on the Alpine or Valley Trail Mountain Biking Systems. Cross-Country (XC) trails and rentals are accessible from the Stone Pillar Lodge. The lift serviced alpine system of mountain biking trails is located at the Bretton Woods Adventure Center in the base area of the mountain. Experienced riders can weave their way down a series of trails designed with twists, turns, and natural features to make for a fun and exhilarating ride down. For details and pricing visit Bretton Woods.
You'll have direct access to the Franconia Notch Bike Path from the base of the Aerial Tramway at Cannon Mountain. Just off Exit 34B, I-93 you'll find the entrance to the bike path and bike rentals. It's mostly downhill from the Tram to the Flume Gorge and there's a shuttle ride back to the Tram from the Flume Gorge! For details and pricing visit Cannon Mountain.
Loon Mountain Resort
There's nothing quite like exploring the White Mountains by bicycle. Take a leisurely ride along a paved bike path to downtown Lincoln and return on the J.E. Henry cross-country trail (5-mile loop), explore the cross-country trails around the base area of Loon on a couple of 5k loops, pedal through Franconia Notch, or venture off the beaten path and make your own adventure. For details and pricing visit Loon Mountain.
Mount Sunapee Resort
The Evolution Bike Park trail system consists of four miles of downhill mountain biking excitement! The new mile-long downhill "flow" trail winds its way down from the summit of South Peak. The "Dirt Serpent" is designed to be family friendly with plenty of berms, plus has optional jumps and terrain to challenge more advanced riders. There is truly a trail for every level of mountain biking. For details and pricing visit Mount Sunapee.
Waterville Valley offers over 30 miles of marked & well-maintained trails that combine parts of our nordic ski trail network, old logging roads, fire roads, single track and hiking trails. When you want to take a break from the dirt, there's plenty of road-riding available too, on our miles of smooth roads winding throughout the valley.Bikes are available for rent, including Giant full suspension and road bikes, along with mountain biking packages which include bike rentals and use of the Snow's Mountain lift. For details and pricing visit Waterville Valley.