One of the greatest ways to enjoy the great outdoors is to hop on a bike and see the grandeurs of the Sierra throughout our colorful seasons. Biking in Truckee Tahoe can be on a mountain bike, street bike, snow bike or E-bike, and there are literally thousands of trails to explore.
Ride Along The Truckee River
Ride by day, savor dinner by the river! Here’s a perfect outing for the novice (in particular) who seek to spend a few hours on a bike with a destination for dinner! Stop in Truckee River Bikes to rent your bikes from their huge selection of rentals. They are located at the corner of Highway 28 and the turn-off to Tahoe Palisades.
If you have your bike and might need a little repair or a bit more air, they offer those services, too. Looking to purchase a bike or two? They offer one of the region’s largest selection of cruisers, E-bikes, mountain Bikes and bikes for tots. Before you go, click in and download this easy to read Tahoe Bike Trail Map.
Truckee River Legacy Bike Trail
This shared use path is becoming one of the more popular trails for cruiser and E-bikes, and with good reason. The trail runs parallel to the Truckee River where there are plenty of places to pull over and watch the river run by.
Take A Tour Through Tahoe Donner
With 3,474 acres of open and maintained trails and terrain, you could spend the entire summer and into the fall season at Tahoe Donner. As their website appropriately notes:
“The Tahoe Donner Trail System is the ultimate playground for hikers, trail runners, mountain bikers and equestrians with more than 60 miles of trails and fire access service roads. With thousands of users, horses and dogs included, it is important that we all work together and observe basic trail rules and etiquette to keep the backcountry safe and enjoyable for everyone.
Make It A Lake Date – Biking In Truckee Tahoe
No matter how many bike rides you accomplish this year, don’t let the year end without a leisurely trek along the west side of the Lake. There are ten miles that meander along the shoreline from Tahoe City all the way to Sugar Pine State Park, biking in Truckee Tahoe is a fun way to see the sites. As you enjoy the sights of the Lake’s crystal-clear water, you can do the whole trail which wanders through the communities of Tahoe Tavern, Sunnyside, Pineland, Timberland, Tahoe Pines, Homewood and others. Here’s the tip: It’s worth the trip to bike all the way to Chambers Landing Bar & Grille where their famous “Chamber’s Punch” is a perfect way to celebrate your day.