Looking for the perfect adrenaline rush this spring or summer? Pack up your RV and load those bikes, hit the road and take on these epic trails you may not have known existed! If it’s the desert you are after, the smell of the fresh pines on a mountain top, or breathing that beachy air, these 4 Epic Mounting Biking RV Trips will satisfy your thirst for adrenaline… and a good workout!
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4 Epic Mountain Biking RV Trips
Located a stones throw from Tucson, AZ, this National Park has some of the best desert mountain biking trails in the country! While you aren’t biking, you can hike, have a leisurely picnic at one of their facilities or even kick back in your vehicle and take a scenic drive throughout the park.
We keep it family-friendly over here at RoadtripRepublic.com… you are sure to find plenty of 55+ RV Resorts in the area, but these two not only welcome the under 55 crowd, but they also cater to kids and pets.
Here are our picks for family-friendly camping in Tucson, AZ, close to Saguaro National Park:
Tucson/LazyDays KOA, Tucson, AZ – Very kid-friendly and offers covered 30 covered RV sites to shield you from the AZ sunshine rays.
Prince of Tucson RV Park, Tucson, AZ – Current GoodSam rates are approximately $40*/night.
While you can’t actually ferry your RV to this island, it’s worth a trip! With 30 miles of trails, including a 23-mile loop that takes you around the island, those of us that love the sound of water lapping at the shore and the moist air that surrounds the landscape, this is for you! Biking is just one of the activities this national gem has to offer – view the wind-carved sandstone cliffs, go for a hike, go paddle boarding, relax in nature or just go exploring.
If you want to explore the island a little longer, you can leave the comforts of your RV, ferry over with your camping gear and tent camp or hold up in a cabin for the night in the Hiawatha National Forest – with your bike close at hand!
Need a place to park your RV? While you have quite a few options in the area, they can fill up since RV Parks in the area tend to be smaller. Here are a few suggestions from our search:
Munising Tourist Park and Campground – if you want to camp on the water or just want the water view, this is the campground for you!
Otter Lake Campground and RV Park – rates are around $25*/night with electric hookups.
Pictured Rocks RV Park and Campground opens at the end of May 2018 and looks spectacular!
200 miles of trails. Yes – you heard that right! 200 miles of trails and EPIC scenery! The adrenaline-junky in all of us will absolutely flip for this locale. Not only can you shred the trails on your trusty mountain bikes, but the opportunities for ATV and dirt bike riding are immense! You can even go shopping at bike and ATV-friendly towns along the way!
With a 7500 square foot Visitor Center in construction, Southern Gap Outdoors Adventures is the perfect place to rest your head after some heart-pounding miles on your bicycle. They currently have 19 RV sites that range about $45*/night. They also have cabins, which are a great way to include those that don’t have an RV in the fun!
Known as the best in mountain biking in MN, this popular trail system will leave you fully satisfied with your thrill-seeking mountain biking getaway. The natural beauty of Minnesota, with the great summer weather makes this a very popular destination to make some tracks. Trails range from easy to very difficult to satisfy all of the riders in your group. And… if trekking through the snow on a fat tire bike is more your thing, the Cuyuna Mountain Bike Trail System offers about 40 miles of packed ground trails for you to ride in the winter. Get more information about events on the trails.
RV space may be a little hard to come by at this popular destination, but with a little preplanning, you can park your RV and start heading out on the Cuyuna Mountain Bike Trails in no time! Here are a few RV campgrounds close to Cuyuna:
Cuyuna Mountain Bike Campground – This campground may be small, but it’s the most centrally located to the trails you will find! Book this one early – and online!
Lake Emily Resort – This one may be a little further than the Cuyuna Mountain Bike Campground, but this beautiful RV and cabin-friendly resort will satisfy everyone in your party and provide ample opportunities for fun and relaxation off of the trails.
*Always check current pricing on the campground’s website. Prices listed are approximations and may be more depending on the number of people in your party or animals that may be accompanying you during your stay.
Have a favorite destination to camp and ride the trails? Leave us a comment below so we can check it out!