Where Bikes Are Allowed
Mountain bikes, road bikes, and e-bikes (all classifications) are permitted along Skyline Drive and on all paved areas in Shenandoah National Park. Biking is also permitted on Rapidan Fire Road, a gravel road in the Big Meadows area, for approximately one mile, where a sign will indicate the turnaround point.
Where Bikes Are Not Allowed
Biking is not permitted on trails, grassy areas, or unpaved roads, with the exception of Rapidan Fire Road (mentioned above).
Bicyclists should review Virginia laws pertaining to bike lights, as well as Virginia laws about bike brakes. These regulations are also applicable in Shenandoah National Park.
Guided Bike Tours
Several commercial business offer guided bike tours in Shenandoah National Park.
Last updated: July 6, 2021