Everyone from beginning bicyclists to weekend warriors will find something their speed in Oklahoma. Mountain biking trails go on for miles and miles, so round up some friends or the family, get outdoors and put the pedal to the dirt. Enjoy urban biking trails along the shores of Lake Hefner in Oklahoma City or bike next to the Arkansas River in Tulsa's River Parks. Mountain bikers will love taking to the trails under the gorgeous foliage found at the Chickasaw National Recreation Area or along Oklahoma’s plentiful trail systems within state parks and around the state’s scenic lakes.
Looking for a challenge? Grab your bike and battle hairpin turns, steep hills and 25 miles of unmarked trails at the Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness Area near Tulsa, or head into the Ouachita National Forest in southeast Oklahoma for extensive mountain biking trails and elevation changes. Oklahoma also plays host to top-notch cycling festivals and events each year including the renowned Tulsa Tough Ride & Race, the Dam J.A.M. Bicycle Tour in Pryor, Duncan's Dehydrator Ride & Race and the Red River Roadkill Bicycle Rally in Ardmore.
Oklahoma's road biking routes reveal some of the state's most remarkable landscapes. Experience road biking journeys that showcase Oklahoma's stunning vistas – from historic byways and lakeside rides to panoramic views of mountain ranges.
Explore five of Oklahoma's top mountain biking trails that offer the opportunity to get off the beaten path and into the scenery with your bike. Enjoy scenic, wooded areas and unique technical challenges that make Oklahoma a favorite among mountain bikers.
Oklahoma’s second largest city has long been celebrated as a mountain biking hub for outdoor enthusiasts, but for city dwellers looking for in-town adventures, Tulsa offers a variety of paved cycling routes surrounded by both metropolitan allures and beautiful landscapes.