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 through for more information on each trail. 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.

TrailsTRAILS

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.

McCallum Park

Vestavia Hills, Alabama

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

TrailsPATHS

Shades Creek Greenway

Homewood, Alabama

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

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.