Texas Mountain Biking Trails and Maps

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Find the top rated mountain biking trails in Texas, 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.

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Barton Creek Greenbelt

7.9 mi
State: TX
Dirt

Caprock Canyons State Park Trailway

64.2 mi
State: TX
Ballast

Chaparral Rail Trail

35.2 mi
State: TX
Crushed Stone, Dirt, Gravel

DeKalb Trace

27.9 mi
State: TX
Gravel

Lake Mineral Wells State Trailway

20 mi
State: TX
Asphalt, Crushed Stone

Lakefront Trail (TX)

4 mi
State: TX
Boardwalk, Concrete, Crushed Stone

Lanana Creek Trail

3.5 mi
State: TX
Asphalt, Dirt

Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway

9 mi
State: TX
Asphalt, Concrete, Dirt, Gravel

River Legacy Trail

8.7 mi
State: TX
Concrete

The Colony Shoreline Trail

4 mi
State: TX
Concrete, Crushed Stone

Trail de Paris

3.3 mi
State: TX
Asphalt

Tribute Shoreline Nature Trail

3.11 mi
State: TX
Dirt

Trinity Levee Trail

8.2 mi
State: TX
Gravel

Tyler Legacy Trails

4.2 mi
State: TX
Concrete
Trail Image Trail Name States Length Surface Rating
Barton Creek Greenbelt is one of Austin's most popular trails, which runs for nearly 8 miles through Barton Creek Wilderness Park southwest of the city. The dirt trail, best suited for mountain bikes,...
TX 7.9 mi Dirt
The Caprock Canyons State Park Trailway runs 64 miles through some of the most scenic areas in northern Texas. As it travels from South Plains east to Estelline, you’ll see varied views, including...
TX 64.2 mi Ballast
Chaparral Rail Trail, connecting four counties northeast of Dallas, has been developing since it was first envisioned in 1995. The 35-mile route is the westernmost leg of the regional Northeast Texas...
TX 35.2 mi Crushed Stone, Dirt, Gravel
DeKalb Trace offers a rustic route through northeastern Texas, not far from the state’s border with Arkansas. The nearly 28 mile rail-trail stretches from Annona, east through Avery and DeKalb, and on...
TX 27.9 mi Gravel
The Lake Mineral Wells State Trailway is a North Texas treasure, connecting the communities of Mineral Wells and Weatherford just west of Fort Worth. Beginning in downtown Mineral Wells, the trail is...
TX 20 mi Asphalt, Crushed Stone
At nearly 4 miles, the Lakefront trail connects Beard Park to McCord Park via scenic lakeshore route. The trail is a combination of crushed granite and boardwalk over wetlands. It was officially...
TX 4 mi Boardwalk, Concrete, Crushed Stone
The Lanana Creek Trail is approximately 3.5 miles long from E. Austin Street into the youth soccer complex just south of Main Street. The trail is an ongoing project of the Sesquicentennial...
TX 3.5 mi Asphalt, Dirt
The Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway offers a scenic route along the shoreline of its namesake lake, the eastern side of Lake Jacksboro, and Lost Creek. The waterways offer numerous opportunities...
TX 9 mi Asphalt, Concrete, Dirt, Gravel
River Legacy Park is a 1,300 acre park sitting on both sides of the Trinity River. It serves as a multi-use destination point for picnics, walking, biking, and private events. The trail within the...
TX 8.7 mi Concrete
The Colony Shoreline Trail (TCST) Come experience more than 250 acres of wildlife habitat and park along the scenic shore of Lewisville Lake. The Colony Shoreline Trail offers more than three miles...
TX 4 mi Concrete, Crushed Stone
The Trail de Paris runs for just over 3 miles from the town of Paris east into the countryside. The paved route follows a lovely corridor of shade trees, crossing bridges as it heads along a former...
TX 3.3 mi Asphalt
The Tribute Shoreline Nature Trail is truly one of the most unique trails in all of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Once you get past the Old American Golf Club practice facilities and farther on the...
TX 3.11 mi Dirt
The Trinity Levee Trail is a part of the City of Dallas trails system. This gravel leveetop trails doubles as a maintenece road for the levee. Access is available from Westmoreland Road. A...
TX 8.2 mi Gravel
The first phase of Tyler's Legacy Trails consists of 4.2 miles of 10-foot-wide concrete trails with portions running on the eastern and western sides of Old Jacksonville Highway. The eastern...
TX 4.2 mi Concrete

Getting Outside in a Time of Social Distance


As the days of social distancing add up in the response to COVID-19, trails are increasingly being counted on as places where people can continue to be physically active and find respite while practicing social distancing. As you plan your trail outing, be prepared that some trails may have limited services, including closed facilities like bathrooms, depots and visitor centers as well as limited or no staff. We encourage you to check the latest public health guidance from the CDC and your local/state governments, as well as the status of your trail, before heading out!

Recent Trail Reviews

Lake Pflugerville Trail

loop around a lake

April, 2020 by sarah_pham

I love that this trail loop around a beautiful lake.

Continental Avenue Bridge

Great Urban Adventure

March, 2020 by sharkinson

Wonderful trail across bridge connecting Trinity Groves restaurants in South Dallas to Downtown Dallas. Playground on bridge makes it fun for the family! Can see Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge and overlooks the Trinity River. Can bike, walk or ride scooters. Nearby parking or accessible from Trinity Skyline Trail.

Trail de Paris

great paved trail, shaded

March, 2020 by esbee2

Connecting with Reno and Blossom trails gives about 10 miles of paved biking and hiking fun. There are water fountains, covered picnic tables, a little library, mile markers and of course, bathrooms. Lots of bird life, squirrels, occasional snake and of course lots of trees making for a shaded ride. ---- This is the best part of the trail that runs from Farmersville to New Boston, which many of those other sections are not yet paved.

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Chisholm Trail

Easy riding

March, 2020 by mmezedd_tl

The Chisholm Trail is a well maintained, paved, neighborhood ride that passes behind many beautiful houses and shopping areas and connects many small playgrounds. It is wide, well marked and mostly flat and goes underneath any major road so is a continuous ride. . It is mostly sunny and exposed. There is no parking at Chisholm Trail Park at one end but you can park in a nearby elementary school on Marchman Way. The easiest parking is at the other end at Harrington Park.The Bluebonnet trail links with it near the dog park. I have found conflicting sites stating the distance of the completed loop from Legacy Drive to Harrington park down one side and then back the other side of the creek.

San Antonio River Walk Hike & Bike Path

I hiked the entire SA Riverwalk with my dog!

March, 2020 by davidtearley

The Riverwalk in San Antonio is not only the most adventurous trail, but it also takes you through several different areas of society and provides education. The Riverwalk works in a fascinating way, unlike any other in the nation. You will see different types of wildlife, bikers, paddlers and some great views of downtown. Even the Missions along the Riverwalk are dog friendly. We have been to those as well - https://placesforpups.com/i-hiked-the-15-mile-san-antonio-riverwalk-with-my-dog/

Hike (or bike) the San Antonio Riverwalk, you will not be disappointed.

Halls Bayou Greenway Trail

Nice Views But A Bit Isolated

March, 2020 by snp_tl

I agree with the first comment, this trail is 3 miles of only a few rest areas, minimal to none break exits, and is somewhat quite isolated not to have any law enforcement.

It is however, a good trail for this part of Houston and scenery, although, I would suggest having protection and/or a companion during any walk, runs, or bike rides if your going the distance.

Campion Trail

closer due to flooding.

March, 2020 by kennytavon

As I used to live right off of Lake Carolyn , this used to be my go to running, cycling and rollerblading trail. I have since moved yet I still return every so often. It is a great, wide paved trail but it’s not super crowded. Currently it is closed due to flooding of the Trinity and none of the access points are open at least in the Irving area

Brays Bayou Greenway Trail

the worst

March, 2020 by eyad20051

This is by far one of the worst bike trails I’ve been on. There’s too much construction. The trail is not clearly defined and you have to make many streets turns to get onto other segments of the trail. Very fragmented and difficult to navigate. There’s no more than 1 mile of straight trail at a time and makes biking very difficult. There’s better trails in Houston¿

Historic Battlefield Trail

A bit confusing to follow leaving downtown area near the campus but if you follow the map it works pretty well. Flat, uncrowded trail.

March, 2020 by phigg74

A bit confusing to follow leaving downtown area near the campus but if you follow the map it works pretty well. Flat, uncrowded trail.

Wichita River and Holliday Creek Trails

Great ride

March, 2020 by malcolmelliott

I grew up in Wichita Co. Moved away some 40+ years ago. I was amazed that this jewel of a trail was in Wichita Falls. My wife and I rode this trail last October, beautiful weather and the Thunder Birds were flying overhead. It was a great day, 33.5 miles in under 165 minutes. We look forward to another ride next time we are in town.

Paul G. Boorman Trail

Excellent!

March, 2020 by mellissa.henry1

This trail is excellent for families! Great path for walking, riding, or roller blading!

Schertz Parkway

This is not a trail!!!

February, 2020 by galeanaaldo

This is a sidewalk on the side of a road! I think TrailLink needs to look up what a trail is...

To me, a trail is usually a path, track or unpaved lane or road or along rivers.

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