BOOK YOUR TRIP
Mountain Biking in Saranac Lake
Decidedly Different Trails

Have you heard the news? Saranac Lake is home to some great places to mountain bike! There's downhill excitement at Mount Pisgah and a fun trail network to explore at Dewey Mountain Recreation Center.

Made for dirt

Mt Pisgah

Besides having the region's only machine-built flow trail, The Cure, Mount Pisgah also has a 5-mile trail network of moderate to difficult paths to enjoy. It's not easy to get to the top of Pisgah, but those who do will be rewarded with awesome views of the Saranac River, the Mackenzie Range, and Whiteface Mountain. 

Find more on Mountain Biking at Mt Pisgah 

Dewey Mountain Recreation Center

Affectionally called "Dewey" by locals, Dewey Mountain Recreation Center is a cross-country ski and snowshoe center in the winter that recently became a mountain biking center in the warmer months. Dewey's 5.5 miles of singletrack trails are stacked, meaning they get more difficult the farther you venture from the parking area. The Mumbly Peg trail gains 450 feet of elevation as it takes riders to the top of the mountain, where a nice view of the Saranac Chain of Lakes can be seen. It's especially nice in fall, when the leaves are off the trees. 

Bloomingdale Bog 

By far the mellowest trail on this list, the Bloomingdale Bog trail is an easy, scenic ride along an abandoned railroad corridor. The path is wide, straight, level, and absolutely easy to follow, making this a perfect choice for anyone who just wants to cruise past one scenic vista after another — and make no mistake, the wetlands along this 10.5-mile route are gorgeous to say the least.

Leave No Trace

The magic of the Adirondacks is the result of previous generations taking a long view and protecting the mountains, lakes, and rivers within the Blue Line. That tradition continues today as we support and encourage everyone to practice Leave No Trace ethics, which help protect the lands and waters of the Adirondacks.

Leave No Trace Seven Principles

E-Newsletter Signup Form

Upcoming Events

Thursday, May 28th, 2020
Coming May 1: "The Color of Wind" Photographs by Barry Lobdell View Online Exhibit HERE.   The Guild has chosen to close to honor the need for separation in protecting the...
Thursday, May 28th, 2020
For any closed meetings, Good Guy Productions has the capability and equipment to livestream two events at once. They are also very versed in the "Zoom" video meeting...

Recent Blog Posts...

Friday, May 15th, 2020
Saranac Lake is in the heart of Adirondack hiking country, with the High Peaks nearby, countless trails within a short drive, and the famed Saranac Lake 6er hiking challenge in and around town. But...
Monday, April 27th, 2020
How well do you know Saranac Lake?! This decidedly different town with the six famous hikes became well known for its clean air and water when people ‘took the cure.’ There are so many...
Earn Your Patch There’s an adventurous spirit in all of us. In Saranac Lake, you can answer that call by becoming a Saranac Lake 6er.
Unplug Outdoors The mountains, rivers, and lakes bordering Saranac Lake aren’t just for show, and those boots on everyone’s feet aren’t a bold new fashion statement.
Enter to Win Sample Saranac Lake with this getaway package. Enter now!
Sign up for our weekly newsletter.
Interested In
Sign Me Up!