Cycling in Memphis, TN
About Memphis Cycling
RootsRated explores the best cycling and road biking in Memphis. From quick rides to all-day epics, let our experts help you find the perfect roads. Our destinations are chosen by outdoors experts who live and play in Memphis, so you’re sure to find the top adventures and maybe even a few local secrets!
The Wolf River Greenway Trail is a convenient and friendly cycling, running, and walking path that extends from Midtown to Shelby Farms Park, and will eventually encompass a 30-mile route through the city.
Sitting along the banks of the mighty Mississippi River, Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park is well-loved by Tennesseans, especially those in nearby Memphis.
This five-mile urban run to Arkansas and back takes you past the juke joints and historical sites that helped shape the city of grit and grind.
More bayou than lake, the shallow waters of Reelfoot Lake—formed by a series of ferocious earthquakes in the early nineteenth century—echo with the whistling call of the bald and golden eagles who nest here, and are thick with migrating bird species.
Memphis might be the youngest of the major cities in the state of Tennessee, but locals will argue that it has the richest history of them all.
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