Biking in the Hudson Valley

Whether you ideal day includes a leisurely outing on a rail trail, a roadside ride through prsitine farmland or a mountain biking adventure, Dutchess County has it all.  Be inspired by the beauty of the Hudson River Valley landscape atop one, two, three or more wheels!

Dutchess is fully equipped for your cycling needs.  Find several bike rental, repair and equipment shops.  Plan ahead with this list of bicycle parking locations throughout the county.

Then take your bike for a spin on one of our trails such as the Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, the William R. Steinhaus Dutchess Rail Trail, or Harlem Valley Rail Trail showcasing the finest landscapes in upstate New York.

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Check out the Empire State Trail, which is a 750-mile path connecting people to New York’s spectacular natural beauty, cultural heritage, iconic landscapes and unparalleled outdoor recreation opportunities. The trail connects urban centers, village main streets and rural communities from New York City through the Hudson River Valley, west to Buffalo along the historic Erie Canal, and north to the Adirondacks. For more information, visit

Bike Tours of Dutchess County

Six self-guided bike tours with directions and maps of routes throughout Dutchess County, including routes to accommodate different ability levels, elevations, and distances. Choose to ride on dedic...

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Bikeway Inc.

An optimal spot for any, and all, biking needs and resources. They provide bike rentals, repairs, local rides and clubs, used bikes, sales and accessories. As of June 9, 2022, Bikeway offers bike ren...

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City Bike Rentals of Poughkeepsie

Find a variety of bike rental options conveniently located near the Walkway Over the Hudson and Dutchess Rail Trail at City Bike Rentals of Poughkeepsie. Explore Poughkeepsie with bike rental options ...

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Cold Spring Bike Rental & Tours

Explore the scenic side of Dutchess with Cold Spring Bike Rental and Tours located in Scenic Hudson's Long Dock Park in Beacon. These trail adventures are great for all ages and experience levels. Off...

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Gotham Bicycle Tours

Safe, fun weekend bike tours on the Empire State Trail that are great for all abilities. All tours include vehicle support and rest stops. Discount Metro-North Getaway packages are available from Gran...

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Great Freedom Adventures

Six day bike tours (July and October) showcasing the natural and cultural richness of the scenic Hudson Valley. Tours feature pastoral cycling, mansions, historic sites, wineries, gardens, a river cru...

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Harlem Valley Rail Ride

Fully-supported bike ride along beautiful, low-traffic country roads. Choose from 23, 33, 45, 57,72, 80 and 2-different century routes which include a 6 mile stretch of the car-free Harlem Valley R...

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Harlem Valley Rail Trail

26 miles of scenic paved walking, rollerblading, biking and cross-country skiing trails, linking towns, villages and state parks on the rail bed from the Wassaic Metro North Station to Hillsdale. No h...

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Hopewell Depot

This southern trail head of the Dutchess County Rail Trail in the village of Hopewell Junction includes the restored 1873 railroad station at the Hopewell Depot Museum. The museum visitor center provi...

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Maybrook Trail

This 15-mile paved stretch of the Empire State Trail runs from Pawling (parking at 239 Route 292 in the Hamlet of Holmes) to Hopewell Depot (parking at 36 Railroad Avenue in Hopewell Junction) and cro...

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Peoples Bicycle

Bike Rentals summer through October.Saturday and Sundays hours 10am -6 pm .Rates are $25.00 -$50.00 a day depending type of bike. We're an everyday bike shop. Whatever your needs are, pop in and ...

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PV Bicycle Shop

Repairs, large selection of new and used bikes. Accessories for beginners and pros. Local Places to ride....

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