Delaware Mountain Biking Trails and Maps

273 Reviews

Looking for the best Mountain Biking trails around Delaware?

Find the top rated mountain biking trails in Delaware, whether you're looking for an easy short mountain biking trail or a long mountain biking trail, you'll find what you're looking for. Click on a mountain biking trail below to find trail descriptions, trail maps, photos, and reviews.

City Trails and Maps in Delaware

  • Relevance
  • Name
  • Length
  • Most Popular
Activities
Length
Surfaces
Type
9 Results
Activities
Length
Surfaces
Type

American Holly Trail

0.7 mi
State: DE
Crushed Stone

James F. Hall Trail

1.8 mi
State: DE
Asphalt

Little Jersey Trail

8.1 mi
State: DE
Crushed Stone, Dirt

PennDel Trail

5.4 mi
State: DE, PA
Asphalt, Dirt, Gravel

Salt Marsh Spur

1.2 mi
State: DE
Sand

Seahorse Trail

1.3 mi
State: DE
Dirt

Swamp Forest Trail

6.4 mi
State: DE
Crushed Stone, Dirt

Trolley Trail (DE)

0.5 mi
State: DE
Crushed Stone
Trail Image Trail Name States Length Surface Rating
Located in southern Delaware's Trap Pond State Park, the American Holly Trail provides a short and scenic alternative to some of the park's longer pathways. Trail users can start their journey from...
DE 0.7 mi Crushed Stone
The James F. Hall Trail—a rail-with-trail—packs a lot into a short stretch: Its paved surface is great for bicycling, in-line skating, and strolling, and there are multiple playgrounds, picnic areas,...
DE 1.8 mi Asphalt
The Little Jersey Trail loops through Lums Pond State Park on a wide, packed earth surface that accommodates hikers, cyclists and equestrians. The trail is the longer of two loops; the Swamp Forest...
DE 8.1 mi Crushed Stone, Dirt
Also known as the Creek Road Trail from its origin road in Delaware, the PennDel Trail extends north from a connection with the Pomeroy and Newark Rail Trail in White Clay Creek State Park. The scenic...
DE, PA 5.4 mi Asphalt, Dirt, Gravel
Redden State Forest, located just north of Georgetown in Sussex County, offers more than 44 miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking, birdwatching and hunting on several thousand acres. The most...
DE 4.6 mi Dirt
The roughly 1-mile Salt Marsh Spur bisects the popular Walking Dunes Trail in Cape Henlopen State Park. The sand trail runs from the Biden Center, which offers meeting space and accommodations for...
DE 1.2 mi Sand
The Seahorse Trail runs primarily along the western edge of Holts Landing State Park. The trail provides access to the park’s campgrounds on its trek through dense forest. Connections to the...
DE 1.3 mi Dirt
The Swamp Forest Trail loops through Lums Pond State Park on a packed earth surface that accommodates hikers and cyclists. The trail is the shorter of two loops; the Little Jersey Trail runs closer to...
DE 6.4 mi Crushed Stone, Dirt
The Trolley Trail, located in Delaware's Auburn Valley State Park, is a short but sweet crushed stone loop trail near the park's main entrance. While it may not offer much in the way of mileage, the...
DE 0.5 mi Crushed Stone

Upgrade to TrailLink Unlimited for only $29.99 per year

With Unlimited, get added access and customize your trips more easily!
  • Unlimited offline map downloads
  • Unlimited GPX downloads
  • Make your own guidebooks
  • Create custom routes

Recent Trail Reviews

Pomeroy and Newark Rail Trail

Pomeroy Newark

July, 2021 by jetr22

Great trail by bike. Very shady. Not too hilly

Michael Castle Trail

beautiful trail

July, 2021 by millercamema1_tl

One of the nicest trails we’ve ridden along the C&D canal. Start at Shaffers Canal House Restaurant and ride on blacktop trail. Beautiful scenery! Ice cream shop along trail, or restaurant half way or if you make it to Delaware City, be sure to eat at Crabby Ducks on water!!!

Route 273 Multi-Use Trail

New and improved!

July, 2021 by kendigrl

They just repaved the new castle side and it’s great!

Accordion

Michael Castle Trail

Chesapeake City MD to Delaware City DE

July, 2021 by boncelet

Combine the Mike Castle trail with the Ben Cardin trail to go between Chesapeake City MD to Delaware City DE, a distance of about 15 miles. The trail runs along the north side of the C&D canal (Chesapeake bay to Delaware river). It is asphalt the whole way, but you can take short gravel excursions if you want. About midway, the trail deviates from the canal to go around a marina. This diversion includes some hills and hairpin turns. Be careful of your speed if on a bike. Other than these diversions, the trail is flat. It can be windy near the Delaware City end (the eastern end).

Lums Pond State Park is just to the north of the trail. It has camping, hiking, and a lake for boating (but not swimming).

Suggested restaurants include Schaeffer's Canal House in Chesapeake City, Grain H2O at the marina midway along the trail, and Crabby Dicks (end of Clinton St in Delaware City--with a great view of the Delaware River).

I like to start at one of the parking spots along the canal and ride the roundtrip (about 30 miles). I get lunch at one of the restaurants.

Georgetown-Lewes Trail

my absolute favorite

June, 2021 by sarahstraus

One of the highlights of vacationing is Lewes is riding this trail. Well maintained and marked, and people are very friendly. Many residents along the trail have decorated entrances which my 10yo enjoys looking for/at while we ride

Pinelands Nature Trail

No dogs allowed

June, 2021 by kadesantis

The path is as described. Pine needle paths, flat, and a new raised walkway over some marshy areas was added in 2020. Dogs are not allowed. A nice shady walk for the most part.

Michael Castle Trail

Beautiful!

June, 2021 by jdrussell11

Great setting on a well maintained trail. Scenery included the canal, numerous bridges, birds and boats. GRAIN has a bar/restaurant right next to the water about halfway and the trail is bookended by Schaeffer’s Canal house to the west and Crabby Dicks to the east. Mostly flat with a few short elevation changes, including the switchbacks at the marina. Also has numerous lots for entry along the way.

Junction & Breakwater Trail

Great trail for families

May, 2021 by jenn.argabright

Flat, well-maintained with very little road biking. Other bikers are very friendly, and the views are beautiful.

Jack A. Markell Trail

Smooth and Safe Ride

May, 2021 by normanbowers

Trail is smooth as it gets. Trail seamlessly connects to Wilmington River Walk. No water or restroom on trail. Suggest parking at trailhead just east of 1101 Delaware St, New Castle and ride both ways.
At the south end a few blocks of street riding south on South Street will connect to the Battery Park Trail.

Michael Castle Trail

Smooth and Safe

May, 2021 by normanbowers

Nice ride, smooth pavement and safe area, just a few road crossings so goes fast. Parking areas have restrooms but no water. At west end in Maryland Schaefers has good sea food and beer.

Georgetown-Lewes Trail

Riding the Lewes-Georgetown Trail

May, 2021 by contactdoug72

We rode the trail today with our Schnauzer behind in a pet carrier. The trail is in excellent condition and the massive trees and beautiful flowers and honeysuckle fragrances make it a tremendous experience. When finished it will definitely be a Rail Trail Hall of Fame nominee. Don’t miss doing this trail if you are visiting the quaint town of Lewes. The parking lot next to the Lewes library has beautifully clean restrooms and a fix-it station with a pump for minor repairs.

Georgetown-Lewes Trail

Riding the Lewes-Georgetown Trail

May, 2021 by contactdoug72

We rode the trail today with our Schnauzer behind in a pet carrier. The trail is in excellent condition and the massive trees and beautiful flowers and honeysuckle fragrances make it a tremendous experience. When finished it will definitely be a Rail Trail Hall of Fame nominee. Don’t miss doing this trail if you are visiting the quaint town of Lewes. The parking lot next to the Lewes library has beautifully clean restrooms and a fix-it station with a pump for minor repairs.

Explore by City

Explore by City

Explore by Activity

Explore by Activity

Log in to your account to:

  • View trail paths on the map
  • Save trails to your account
  • Add trails, edit descriptions
  • Share photos
  • Add reviews

Log in with Google

Log in with Apple

OR

Register for free!

Join TrailLink (a non-profit) to view more than 30,000 miles of trail maps and more!

Register with Google

Register with Apple

OR