Winston Salem Trial

Celebrate the beginning of 2023 Year of the Trail by hitting the trail!  Every State Park is hosting a “First Day Hike” on New Year’s Day. Find an organized hike or celebrate on your own by visiting some of the trails listed on NC Triad Outdoors.

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Beyond mountain biking, plenty of urban parks and greenways, along with long-distance road trails, are at the disposal of cyclists. Grab your bike or rent one at a local outfitter or through a bike share program and enjoy a two-wheel excursion in the NC Triad.

Top Urban Trails & Greenways

Greensboro is home to over 90 miles of bike-friendly greenways and trails. Featuring a 1.5-mile paved trail for walking and biking, Country Park also has a fishing pier and picnic tables. Over at Keeley Park, there’s a bike pump track for novice and pro bikers, plus disc golf courses and a playground.
Find multi-use paved and natural trails at local attractions like the Greensboro Arboretum

Winston-Salem has 25 miles of greenways, including the seven-mile, multi-use trail around Salem Lake. See more of Winston-Salem on the Salem Creek Greenway, a 5.2-mile trail passing through city parks, Main Street, and beyond.

At 4.45-miles long, you can access the High Point Greenway at multiple locations, from Armstrong Park to the Piedmont Environmental Center.  

On the Road

Go road biking past mountain peaks, hardwood and pine trees, and rolling farmland on long-distance trails traversing the Triad.

Bike across North Carolina on the Mountains-to-Sea Trail, which features a couple of road biking segments within the Triad, from The Elkin Valley to the Hanging Rock State Park area. The trail stretches 1,175 miles statewide. 

Bike across two states, North Carolina and Virginia, along the Blue Ridge Parkway, which features 469 bicycling miles, varying in elevation, with access to Triad destinations like Mount Airy. 

From city to road bicycling, there are endless ways to adventure on two wheels in the Triad.