Always a haven for the outdoor enthusiast, Wyoming is home to several incredible mountain ranges, and this landscape offers some of the country’s best towns for mountain biking.

Whether you’re starting out as a beginner or you’re ready to shred, these 11 trails truly have something for all skill levels.

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1. Green River – Wilkins Peak Trails

This intricate web of trails in southwestern Wyoming offers single-track mountain biking trails for every skill level. With 14 trails and over 20 miles of different terrain, this system will surely have you returning for more. Located southeast of the city of Green River, you also get to immerse yourself in incredible views of the cityscape and the body of water it’s named after.

Brent & Mikes: Recommended Biking Trail

  • Distance: 6 Miles
  • Difficulty Level: Blue | Intermediate
  • Fees: None

2. Cheyenne/Laramie – Curt Gowdy State Park

With 35 miles of mountain biking trails connecting Crystal and Granite Reservoirs, you’ll never run out of fantastic views in Curt Gowdy State Park. Trails are located from the visitor center to Crystal Reservoir. Just 35 minutes outside of Cheyenne, this destination provides a great area to ride during the day and enjoy the city’s nightlife, making it one of the best towns for mountain biking.

Shoreline: Recommended Biking Trail

  • Distance: 2.6 Miles
  • Difficulty Level: Green | Easy
  • Fees: $12+ for non-residents

3. Laramie – Happy Jack Recreation Area & Vedauwoo

If you venture up the mountain from Laramie, you will find Happy Jack Recreation Area and Vedauwoo. These two outdoor spaces are uniquely Wyoming, providing miles of mountain bike trails offset by the Western landscape. You will find plenty of singletrack here, but also expect some doubletrack and fire roads across the Happy Jack area, plus gravity-defying rock formations in Vedauwoo.

Middle Aspen: Recommended Biking Trail

  • Distance: 1.2 Miles
  • Difficulty Level: Blue | Intermediate
  • Fees: $5+ per vehicle per day

4. Glendo – Glendo State Park

Best known for red sandstone formations and sitting beside the North Platte River, this state park offers over 45 singletrack mountain biking trails totaling about 47 miles around the reservoir. An impressive number, these trails range from expert to novice, offering a little something for every rider. The picturesque scenery also makes Glendo State Park an ideal place to camp out and enjoy the area for the weekend.

Buffalo Run: Recommended Biking Trail

  • Distance: 1.8 Miles
  • Difficulty Level: Green | Easy
  • Fees: $12+ per vehicle per day, $32+ to camp, more for some historic sites

5. Lander – Sinks Canyon State Park & Johnny Behind the Rocks

As part of the Canyon Loop Trail in the Shoshone National Forest Trails, Sinks Canyon State Park is full of amazing views, exciting trails and great pit stops. A short way down the road, you will find Johnny Behind the Rocks. This compact area gives its riders a high desert experience you may not find elsewhere. The Wind River Range provides a fantastic backdrop for both of these unique system of mountain biking trails.

Middle Brewers: Recommended Biking Trail

  • Distance: 4.1 Miles
  • Difficulty Level: Blue | Intermediate
  • Fees: None, $20+ to camp

6. Buffalo/Sheridan – Bighorn National Forest

Welcome to some of the best mountain biking in Wyoming. Spanning 70 miles with almost 50 different trails, the Bighorn National Forest surrounding Buffalo and Sheridan all the way over to Lovell is a dream for any avid mountain biker or outdoor enthusiast. Places like Shell Canyon on the west side to Soldier Ridge on the east make this national forest a mountain bikers paradise. Most trails you find here are sinuous singletrack with some scattered doubletrack thrown in. From day riding to bike-packing experiences, these trails will keep you on your toes.

Hidden Hoot: Recommended Biking Trail

  • Distance: 2.1 Miles
  • Difficulty Level: Blue | Intermediate
  • Fees: None, some for camping accommodations

7. Sundance – Black Hills National Forest

The Sundance Trails System runs through the canyons of the Bearlodge Mountains as part of the Black Hills National Forest. While there are plenty of trails to choose from, it’s good to note that they all range from moderate to difficult, making this system ideal for experienced and confident riders. This system offers 15 trails, plus views of Devils Tower National Monument and Twin Missouri Buttes.

Sand Pit: Recommended Biking Trail

  • Distance: 3.7 Miles
  • Difficulty Level: Blue | Intermediate
  • Fees: None, some for recreation sites

8. Casper – Casper Mountain  

With more than ten trails, Casper Mountain is one of the best locations in Wyoming for mountain biking in the warm weather and fat biking in the snow, making it a year-round outdoor hotspot. Located centrally outside Casper, this mountain biking hub varies in skill level and trail length. Featuring a steep incline and higher altitude, Casper Mountain is a beautiful place to test your skills.

Eadsville: Recommended Biking Trail

  • Distance: 3.9 Miles
  • Difficulty Level: Blue | Intermediate
  • Fees: $10+ for a day pass to trails, $10+ for a camping permit

9. Pinedale – Bridger Teton National Forest

Also known for its year-round cycling, Pinedale has some of the best mountain biking trails in Wyoming, plus gravel two-track, paved paths and snow trails. You can find courses in and around town, or for a challenge, explore the surrounding Bridger Teton National Forest. With nothing in your way to stop you, it’s not hard to seize the day and find adventure in the area.

Elk Chase: Recommended Biking Trail

  • Distance: 4.7 Miles
  • Difficulty Level: Blue | Intermediate
  • Fees: None

10. Centennial – Snowy Range

Centennial Snowy Range, a popular mountain biking destination in Wyoming, with pristine lakes and mountains.

Located in the Medicine Bow-Routte National Forest, the Snowy Range has over 80 trails to choose from. Ranging from intermediate to challenging terrain, this area is built to test your ability as a mountain biker. With excellent campgrounds and fresh mountain lakes, the scenery is nothing short of awe-inspiring, making Snowy Range a top Wyoming trail.

Snowy Range: Recommended Biking Trail

  • Distance: 80 Miles
  • Difficulty Level: Blue | Intermediate
  • Fees: None outside of the ski area

11. Dubois – Shoshone National Forest

Shoshone National Forest, another popular biking destination for Mountain Bikers in Wyoming.

Enjoy the incredible red-painted hills as you bike over 4 miles of groomed single-track trails near Dubois in Shoshone National Forest. If you want a more significant challenge, try the 48-mile Union Pass Road. You will find paved and gravel roads to the top of the peak, giving you views of the Wind River, the Absarokas and the Gros Ventre mountain ranges.

Rise and Shiner: Recommended Biking Trail

  • Distance: 4 Miles
  • Difficulty Level: Blue | Intermediate
  • Fees: None, some for camping

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