Whether you’re road cycling or mountain biking, you’ve come to the right place. Cycling is a great way to see the outdoors and take in the fresh air. With miles of open highway for cross country riders and a wide variety of mountain trails for adrenaline junkies, you’ll want to strap a rack to your bumper and point your vehicle towards cowboy country.
Mountain Biking in Wyoming
Statewide you will find top notch trails and paths. Hit the trail in Wyoming’s State Parks and National Forests to take in the views and work up a sweat. No matter where you are in the state, you’re never far from a good trail. From Laramie to Casper to Sheridan and everywhere in between, epic adventure awaits. In the fall, Curt Gowdy State Park boasts miles of trails and vibrant scenery just 24 miles from Cheyenne and Laramie in southeast Wyoming. If you’re looking for a different type of terrain, check out the Green River Bike Park in Sweetwater County. The Johnny Behind the Rocks Trail System near Lander is home to 12 miles of trails ranging from beginning to intermediate difficulty. Johnny Behind the Rocks also has great hiking and picnic areas. Still not finding the perfect trail? A full map of all 224 bike trails in Wyoming can be found here.
Weather permitting, many trails are open year-round. However, snow covered trails don’t mean the end of biking season in Wyoming, it just means it’s time to break out the fat bikes. While you can ride these bicycles with fat tires in any weather, they’re prime for snow covered trails. Jackson, Casper and Wyoming’s State Parks have great fat bike trails with local rental services that can set you up with all of the equipment and knowledge that you need.