Bicycling Information

Gettysburg Bicycle Map

Are you looking for the best way to commute, run errands, or just zip around town on your bike? Check out this great map!

Local Routes and Cue Sheets

From the flat, open farm land in the south, to the hilly, state forests in the north, and the scenic, historic battlefield in between, Adams County is filled with beautiful, fun, and challenging places to ride. Here are some of our favorite routes in the area, including cue sheets, so you can explore on your bicycle today.

These are the perfect routes for a quick morning ride with your family.

If you’re ready to extend your riding time, check out these routes.

If a nice afternoon exploring the countryside is your thing, these are the routes for you!

Organized Cycling Groups

While getting out on a bike any time you are able is a blessing, there are plenty of reasons that you may want to ride with a group, including: safety, camaraderie, motivation, cycling knowledge and more. There are a few organized groups in the area that schedule regular rides, both on the roads and in the mountains. You can find more information on them below.

Adams County, PA Cycling
Franklin County Cyclists
York Bicycling
Hanover Cyclers
Adams County Composite Mountain Bike Team
Mountain Bikers of Michaux

Bicycle Shops in the Area

The lore of the local bike shop remains true to this day. We encourage everyone to patronize their local bicycle retailer. There, you will find well-trained, knowledgeable repair technicians and service people that will make sure your bike is in working order. If you are in the market for a new bike, they will make sure you find the perfect bike for your size, budget, surface, and riding preference. They will also make sure you have all the necessary clothing and accessories and even point you in the direction of their favorite riding spots, including the local, hidden gems that you will not find on Google.
*All retailers are (roughly) within an hour of Gettysburg and listed in no particular order.*

Rail Trails, Bike Paths, and Mountain Bike Parks

York County Rail Trail Authority
C&O Canal
Great Allegheny Passage
Pine Creek Rail Trail
Cumberland Valley Rail Trail
Lebanon Valley Rails to Trail
Washington & Old Dominion Trail
BicyclePA Routes
Emmitsburg Multi User Trail
Michaux State Forest
Frederick Watershed Trails
Gettysburg Rec Park Bicycle Pump Track