Cycling the Crystal Coast
Whether you’re an accomplished cyclist looking for a challenge or a visitor hoping to cruise more casually during your stay, the Crystal Coast is a great place to enjoy some two-wheeled fun!
Park the car. – The relatively flat terrain makes it easy to get from place to place if you’re using your bike for transportation, especially to one of our area beaches.
Cycle safely. – With dozens of bike paths and trails – and many wide thoroughfares – there’s no shortage of routes to explore. Regardless of your level of experience or ability, your whole family can enjoy a ride along the Crystal Coast.
Want a challenge? – The beaches of Bogue Banks offer a whole new level of cycling, with more than 20 miles of sand to conquer. Just watch out for the waves!
Get the gear. – Forgot your helmet? Want some souvenir accessories? Maybe you just need a bike for the afternoon. There are plenty of bike shops and rental opportunities on the Crystal Coast to help meet your needs. You can find all our cycling partners in the Things To Do section of our website under the Bicycle Rentals category.
Coastal Bike Impact is the authority on Riding The Crystal Coast and offers a robust resource for all your cycling needs. Click through to their website to find more information on where to ride, when to ride and much more!
For the more advanced and thrill seeking pedalers, Atlantic Beach Town Park houses a skatepark with dedicated BMX hours. During dedicated times, the park is reserved for the use of bikes only so you can maximize the space and set the lines.