Mountain Biking in Memphis, TN

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  1. Combining three distinct ecosystems with a series of prehistoric ceremonial and burial mounds, this unique park with paved pathways is unlike any other place to ride a bike in Tennessee.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    116.5 miles
    Duration
    The ride won’t take you very long, but you’ll want to spend some time exploring the sites at the park.
  2. Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    11.2 miles
    Duration
    2 hours
  3. The Mississippi River Trail runs 3,000 miles through 10 states from its source up north all the way down to the Gulf of Mexico, and its Tennessee section—which runs right through Memphis—is one of the finest.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    1.6 miles
    Duration
    Because you can customize the distance, you can go out for a short ride or a longer adventure.
  4. Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park sits just 15 miles north of Memphis on the Mississippi River, with a five-mile mountain bike loop excellent for a quick workout.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    13.4 miles
    Duration
    The trail itself won’t take long, but you could do several laps or spend some time exploring the park.
  5. The Stanky Creek trails at Nesbit Park offer some of the best mountain biking in Tennessee, and they’re just a few minutes east of downtown Memphis.

    Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    11.2 miles
    Duration
  6. With 4,000-plus acres, two lakes, and 14 miles of mountain bike-friendly trails, Big Hill Pond offers an ideal escape from the city (and the crowds)—and it’s free to visit.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    75.8 miles
    Duration
    Plan for a couple hours, but it could take you a little less or a little more, depending on your skill level.
  7. Old Forest State Natural Area offers Memphis mountain bikers and road cyclists a chance to get in a quick, peaceful ride in the heart of the city.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    3.2 miles
    Duration
  8. Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    23.9 miles
    Duration
    1-2 hours
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