Inner City Rides
A variety of short bike loops through Pittsburgh city neighborhoods, taken from Oscar Swan's book Bike Rides In and Around Pittsburgh.
A 23-mile crescent shaped trail around the western and southern parts of Pittsburgh. There are currently 26 more mile of trail under construction. Site has description, maps, and trailhead information.
Mountain Biking in the Pittsburgh Area
List of mountain bike trails in Pittsburgh with detailed descriptions of trails, how to access, and technical details of the trail.
Mountain Bike Trail Reviews
Information and reviews of mountain biking trails in Pennsylvania. The primary ones in the Pittsburgh area are Frick Park, Hartwood Acres, Montour Trail, Moraine State Park, North Park, Boyce Park, South Park and Settlers Cabin.
Pennsylvania Rails to Trails
Organization dedicated to conversion of old railway right-of-ways to public use recreation trails. This site has maps and links to hundreds of miles of automobile-free bicycling trails throughout the state.
Pittsburgh Master Velo Club
Details on Pittsburgh’s ˝ mile Cycling Oval near Highland Park. ABR Sanctioned.
If you’re looking for the steepest hills in Pittsburgh, this list will certainly challenge your legs.
Steel Valley Trail
This trail, currently under construction, will connect the Montour Trail, the Three Rivers Heritage Trail, and the Youghiogheny River Trail, running along the Monongahela River from Sandcastle Park through Homestead and Glassport to Clairton, PA.
Weekend Wheeling in Pittsburgh
GORP's guide to Pittsburgh biking trails.
Three Rivers Heritage Trail
This trail links some of the most dynamic, geographic, and historical features of the City of Pittsburgh. There are presently three sections of this Downtown trail completed, covering approximately 5.5 miles.
Youghiogheny River Trail - North
This trail winds for 40 miles from the mouth of the Yough River southward to Connellsville and is especially suited to long-distance leisure trips, since the total rise in elevation is no more than 100 feet. Site has maps and trailhead information.
Youghiogheny River Trail - South
This 28 mile segment of the Youghiogheny River Trail follows the abandoned Western Maryland Railroad, which was built in 1912. The trail meanders from Confluence to Connellsville along the scenic Yough river and through Ohiopyle State Park.
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