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 River 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....

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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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Leisure Ride Bike Rental

Bicycle sales and rentals. Family five seaters, two seater and individual bikes available. A great assortment of bikes for hourly rates or day rentals as well as sales. Bike delivery available to Walk...

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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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Rhinebeck Bicycle Shop

Service repairs, rentals, sales, parts and accessories....

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Tymor Park & Forest

As the largest town park in New York State, Tymor Park & Forest boasts over 500 acres of scenic beauty. Once used as an iron mine during the American Revolution, it was re-purposed to operate as a thr...

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Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park

A former railroad bridge built in 1888, the Walkway spans 1.26 miles and stretches 212 feet above the majestic Hudson River. It's the longest, elevated pedestrian bridge in the world. Enjoy a magnifi...

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