Group of child bikers at Mt Van Hoevenberg Lake Placid, NY.

Mt Van Hoevenberg has some of the best learning terrain in the Adirondacks for first-time skiers and riders! Our professional instructors will guide you through your first experience to help you develop mountain biking skills and provide a unique perspective to the trails of Mt Van Hoevenberg. This complete learn-to mountain bike experience offers an hour-long lesson and guided tour from our skilled instructors.

You will be led through a progression of skills and challenges designed to build your ability and confidence. When you are ready, you will take off on a guided tour of our trails through off-road terrain or our forest trails.


The Discover Mountain Biking package includes the following:

  • Trail Pass
  • Mountain Bike Rental (includes helmet)
  • 1-Hour Lesson & Guided Tour

Participants may bring their own bikes or rent right from Mt. Van Hoevenberg. All bike rentals include helmets as part of the rental package, and guests can choose from one of the following bike sizes: 27.5+, 24+ or 20+.

Discover Mountain Biking Participantincludes
Trail Pass
Mountain Bike Rental (includes helmet)
1-Hour Lesson & Guided Tour

Ages 7+

Please find the 2021 summer/fall season schedule below for Discover Mountain Biking at Mt Van Hoevenberg. You can also visit the Activity Calendar page to view the full schedule of activity offerings by date.

  • July 15 – September 6: Friday – Tuesday – 3 Sessions – 9:00 am, 11:30 am & 1:30 pm

Activity availability is subject to change and may be weather-dependent.