Places to ride bike in Birmingham

Places to Ride

Great Rides For Every Rider

Looking for new places to ride? Here are a few of our favorite places to ride in and around Birmingham. There are options for every level of rider. From easy-going paths to challenging mountain trails. Click the buttons below to explore local trails and bike paths. Or use the interactive map. Get directions, trail maps, and more. If you have further questions about trails, gear, or conditions, stop by your local Cahaba Cycles and talk to our friendly staff.

Red Rock Trail System Interactive Map

Use this interactive trail map to locate completed trails, read about trail features, and view on-the-ground photos. For the best experience, explore this map on your computer instead of a mobile device. Click here to view the map in a separate window.

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Mountain Bike Trails Birmingham

Oak Mountain State Park

Pelham, Alabama

29 miles of the trail made up of mostly singletrack with some gravel and paved portions.

Red Mountain Park

Birmingham, Alabama

A 15-mile trail system that traverses exciting and diverse terrain. Includes scenic views.

Tannehill State Park

McCalla, Alabama

Over 16 miles of trails that run between one and four miles in length and follow historic paths and roads.

Coldwater Mountain

Anniston, Alabama

30 to 40 miles of purpose-built singletrack. Difficulty ranging from beginner to advanced.

Trussville Sports Complex

Trussville, Alabama

4.75 miles of single-track and double-track trails, with a short section adjacent to the Cahaba River.

Turkey Creek

Pinson, Alabama

About 3.5 miles of easy to moderate difficulty multi-use trail in the Turkey Creek Nature Preserve.

Trail Of Legends

Wetumpka, Alabama

12 miles of trails for hiking and biking near the historic Swayback Bridge.

Lake Lurleen

Coker, Alabama

More than 23 miles of multi-use trails ranging from easy to moderate in difficulty.

Duck River

Cullman, Alabama

A 3.5-mile multi-use trail along the Northeast side of the reservoir.

Munny Sokol

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

About 5.7 miles of beginner to intermediate level single track trails.

Gardendale Urban Trail System

Mt. Olive, Alabama

A 3-mile trail that is easy to extend the mileage by the addition of Wild West and Peak Attack.

Lake Howard

Sylacauga, Alabama

14.9 miles of beginner to intermediate level single track trails.

Noccalula Falls Park

Gadsden, Alabama

A passive park with pavilions, trails, restrooms, and an open field that caters to lazy days at the park.

Cahaba River Park

Helena, Alabama

17 miles of professionally designed and constructed trails along the Cahaba River and Shades Creek.

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Bike Paths Birmingham

Shades Creek Greenway

Homewood, Alabama

A paved 3-mile multi-use path in the Birmingham. metropolitan area.

Red Rock Ridge & Valley System

Jefferson County, Alabama

A network of almost 120 miles or trails, parks, bike lanes, and sidewalks.

Chief Ladiga Trail

Piedmont, Alabama

A 33-mile paved path that connects several small towns.

Railroad Park Downtown

Birmingham, Alabama

Several miles of paved path in the heart of Downtown Birmingham.

Black Creek Park

Fultondale, Alabama

This 3-mile nature trail is the site of the old rail bed. It winds through the forest, is not to be missed.

Oak Mountain State Park

Pelham, Alabama

10 miles of bike lane on the road offers a nice bike friendly 20 mile out and back.

Red Mountain Park

Birmingham, Alabama

A 15-mile trail system that traverses exciting and diverse terrain.

Hillsboro Trail

Helena, Alabama

3 miles of mostly paved multi-use trail near the Cahaba River.

Vulcan Trail

Birmingham, Alabama

The park offers parking and a 2 mile trail that extends to Green Springs highway.

Trussville Cahaba River Paths

Trussville, Alabama

The two-mile greenway will offer a new opportunity to bike, run and walk along the Cahaba River.

Horse Creek Trail

Sumiton, Alabama

The Horse Creek Trail spans just over 3 paved miles between Dora and Sumiton.

Black Creek Trail

Gadsden, Alabama

This 1.7-mile gravel path leads to a network of trails and paths of varying levels of difficulty.

High Ore Line Trail

Birmingham, Alabama

A 2-mile walking and cycling trail constructed as part of the Red Rock Ridge & Valley Trail System.