Gravel cycling in the Whiteface Region
Can’t choose between the road or the mountain to take your trusty bike? Gravel cycling, or gravel grinding, is the beautiful combination of the best elements of road and mountain biking, for those that like a little bit of everything. Experience gravel trails that offer their own technical challenges, with just as many stunning views. Luckily, in addition to the bountiful road and mountain biking trails around the Whiteface Region, there are also plenty of gravel routes in the area for every level of rider.
Perfect for every level
For more experienced riders, the Bartlett and Styles Brooks Roads route offers steep inclines with rewarding views. For intermediate and beginner riders, variations of this route are available, as well as the Styles Brook & Upland Meadow Roads trail. The trails throughout the Whiteface Region utilize gravel and dirt trails, and at times include roadways to connect routes. Due to rain runoff and winter road maintenance practices, sand and small stones can be washed over any of these surfaces. While this is most prevalent in the spring and early summer, storm events can deposit debris onto the road surfaces at any time of the year.