From extreme mountain biking to leisurely scenic rides Bellingham and Whatcom County have got you covered.
Don’t own a bike, no worries there are 13 bike rental shops in Bellingham and if you need any bicycle repairs done you have over 20 repair shops to choose from
Popular off road trails and gravel trails within the city limits are
Here are some popular trails just a few minutes outside of Bellingham
Now if want to take your bicycling up a notch Bellingham’s Galbraith Mountain ( ranked among the top 10 places to ride in the nation by Singletracks Magazine) has what you’re looking for. Officially named North Lookout Mountain it is located between Lake Whatcom and Lake Padden. Whatcom Mountain Bike Coalition or WMBC owns the land and maintains the trails. Galbraith Mountain has over 65 miles of singletrack that winds through 3,000 acres overlooking the city and Bellingham Bay. No matter what skill level you are, Galbraith has a trail that will put a smile on your face.
There are two pump tracks in Bellingham! Don’t know what a pump track is well it’s a looped circuit made up of berms, banked turns, and rollers. The goal is to ride without pedaling but by pumping your body up and down to gain momentum. The Civic Field Dirt jump track and a new one near the waterfront across from Waypoint Park.
Bellingham Annual biking events include the Tour de Whatcom, Chuckanut Classic and the Bellingham Traverse.
As you can see Bellingham and biking go together like peas and carrots! If it’s something you do or would like to start doing here is a list of resources to help you out.