Carvin's Cove Bike Trails
Located just outside of Salem • Website
Carvins Cove is a mountain biking paradise. With nearly 60 miles of trails, it's earned a reputation as one of the best places on the East Coast for mountain biking. Located less than 10 miles from Salem, the Carvins Cove Natural Reserve sits on over 12,500 acres and is the second largest municipally owned and managed park in the United States. In addition to fantastic cross country single track, free riding downhill trails, and fire roads for mountain biking, the Cove also features a 630-acre reservoir for paddling and outstanding opportunities for hiking, including access to the nearby Appalachian Trail.
During your stay, check out lodging specials in Salem. Area hotels welcome bikers to store and clean bikes at locations. While in Salem, be sure to check out local restaurants like Mac and Bob's and breweries like Olde Salem Brewing Company and Parkway Brewing company.