Maps and Route Resources

Adventure Cycling is pleased to provide the following information for cyclists interested in riding U.S. Bicycle Routes. Organized by state below, you will find digital maps on the Ride with GPS platform, as well as any information provided to us by the respective state transportation agencies.

If you have feedback about any of the digital maps, or about the designated routes themselves, please email us.

Alaska

U.S. Bicycle Route 8

Miles: 292

Signed: No

USBR 8 follows the Alaska Hwy between Fairbanks and the Canada border.

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U.S. Bicycle Route 108

Miles: 281

Signed: No

USBR 108 connects USBR 8 in the north to USBR 97 in the south (near Anchorage).

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Westbound digital map

U.S. Bicycle Route 208

Miles: 40

Signed: No

USBR 208 travels the Haines Hwy between the Canada border and the port town of Haines. It connects to the Inland Passage ferry to Washington state.

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U.S. Bicycle Route 87

Miles: 14

Signed: No

USBR 87 travels the Klondike Hwy between the Canada border and the port town of Skagway. It connects to the Inland Passage ferry to Washington State.

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U.S. Bicycle Route 95

Miles: 269

Signed: No

USBR 95 follows the Richardson Hwy between Delta Junction (USBR 8) in the north and the port town of Valdez in the south. It connects to the ferry to Whittier, Alaska.

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U.S. Bicycle Route 97

Miles: 484

Signed: No

USBR 97 connects Fairbanks in the north (USBR 8) to the port town of Seward in the south, passing through Anchorage.

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More information about biking in Alaska can be found on the Alaska DOT website.

Arizona

U.S. Bicycle Route 90

Miles: 573

Signed: No

USBR 90 links the Phoenix and Tucson metro areas with many of Arizona’s historic, cultural, and tourist destinations. It connects to Saguaro National Park, the Basin and Range Province, the Superstition Mountains, and the Tonto National Forest. The western portion parallels the Adventure Cycling Southern Tier route, while the eastern portion takes in the southeastern corner of Arizona.

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Maps and Directions from Arizona DOT

More Information from Arizona DOT

Connecticut

U.S. Bicycle Route 7

Miles: 85

Signed: No

USBR 7 follows the Western New England Greenway (WNEG) in Connecticut along the Housatonic River through gently rolling terrain marked by farmland and river views. It connects to two covered bridges, the towns of Norwalk and Danbury, Lovers Leap State Park, and many hiking trails along the way.

Northbound digital map

Southbound digital map

Western New England Greenway Maps: Map 1 and Map 2

District of Columbia

U.S. Bicycle Route 50

Miles: 4

Signed: No

USBR 50 extends for 3.6 miles on the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Towpath into the District of Columbia, at the doorstep of the historic Georgetown neighborhood. Features along the Washington, DC portion of the trail include boat rentals, the historic Abner Cloud House, and access to the amenities of Georgetown.

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For information on bicycling in DC, visit the DDOT website.

Florida

U.S. Bicycle Route 1

Miles: 584

Signed: No

USBR 1 follows Florida’s Atlantic coast from the Georgia border through Jacksonville to Key West. It follows much of the East Coast Greenway and the Adventure Cycling Atlantic Coast Route, and connects many scenic beaches and towns along the way.

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More information on FDOT's interactive Bicycle Friendly Roads map

U.S. Bicycle Route 90

Miles: 424

Signed: No

USBR 90 connects the Alabama border in the west to Florida’s Atlantic Coast in the east, just south of St Augustine. The route partly follows the Adventure Cycling Southern Tier Route, traversing the pastures, forests, and small towns or rural north Florida, with a few “big city” stops in Pensacola and Tallahassee.

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More information on FDOT's interactive Bicycle Friendly Roads map

Georgia

U.S. Bicycle Route 21

Miles: 161

Signed: No

USBR 21 connects Atlanta to the Tennessee border  near Chattanooga. It begins in downtown Atlanta at the Five Points MARTA Train Station, connects to the Silver Comet Trail, and follows two-lane country roads through northwest Georgia. 

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More information from Georgia DOT

U.S. Bicycle Route 221

Miles: 12

Signed: No

USBR 221 is an alternate loop off of USBR 21 that takes cyclists through the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park.

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U.S. Bicycle Route 421

Miles: 37

Signed: No

USBR 421 is an alternate loop off of USBR 21. It connects to Mountain Coves Farm, which provides scenic views of nearby Lookout and Pigeon Mountains and the rolling green hills of the valley.  

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U.S. Bicycle Route 621

Miles: 26

Signed: No

USBR 621 is an alternate loop off of USBR 21 that connects through the community of Rome.

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Idaho

U.S. Bicycle Route 10

Miles: 137

Signed: No

USBR 10 follows the Adventure Cycling Northern Tier route across the Idaho Panhandle. It parallels historic water paths, including Lake Pend Oreille, and follows railroad beds established more than a century ago. The area is rich in trading, mining, timber, fishing, and tourism history. 

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More information from Idaho DOT

U.S. Bicycle Route 110

Miles: 8

Signed: No

USBR 110 is a spur off of USBR 10 that connects to the Montana border on the north side of the Clark Fork River.

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U.S. Bicycle Route 210

Miles: 34

Signed: No

USBR 210 is an alternate loop off of USBR 10. It crosses the Pend Oreille River south of Sandpoint and follows an inland route until it reconnects at the Washington border near Newport.

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U.S. Bicycle Route 410

Miles: 35

Signed: No

USBR 410 is an alternate loop off of USBR 10. It crosses the Pend Oreille River south of Sandpoint and follows close to the river edge until it reconnects at the Washington border near Newport.

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Illinois

U.S. Bicycle Route 36

Miles: 15

Signed: No

USBR 36 follows the Lake Michigan coastline from the Indiana border to Chicago.

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U.S. Bicycle Route 37

Miles: 57

Signed: In parts

USBR 37 follows the Lake Michigan coastline from Chicago to the Wisconsin border, and mostly runs along off-road bike paths.

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U.S. Bicycle Route 76

Miles: 137

Signed: No

Originally designated in 1982, USBR 76 follows the Adventure Cycling TransAmerica Trail through southern Illinois, connecting to Kentucky in the east and Missouri in the west.

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Indiana

U.S. Bicycle Route 35

Miles: 345

Signed: No

USBR 35 connects Louisville, Kentucky in the south to Michigan in the north (where it continues onto USBR 35 in Michigan). It traverses diverse topographies and ecosystems, including wetlands, forests, fields, and agricultural land. An urban highlight along the route is Indianapolis, where cyclists can explore cultural and historical attractions and bicycle facilities including the Indianapolis Cultural Trail.

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U.S. Bicycle Route 35A

Miles: 338

Signed: No

USBR 35A is an alternate version of USBR 35 that offers more direct routing for cyclists wishing to stay on road rather than utilize separated bike paths. Similar to USBR 35, it connects Louisville, Kentucky in the south to Michigan in the north (where it continues onto USBR 35 in Michigan

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U.S. Bicycle Route 36

Miles: 59

Signed: No

USBR 36 connects Illinois to the west and Michigan to the east, continuing around the south end of Lake Michigan. It utilizes several separated bike trails – including the Wolf Lake, Erie-Lackawanna, Oak-Savannah, and Prairie-Duneland trails – before connecting riders to the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore along the Dunes Highway.

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U.S. Bicycle Route 50

Miles: 165

Signed: No

USBR 50 connects the Illinois border in the west to the Ohio border in the east. It follows the route of The Ride Across, which passes through rolling hills and agricultural land and many bike friendly communities in central Indiana. USBR 50 intersects USBR 35 in Indianapolis, the largest city and capital of Indiana, where cyclists can explore the city’s seven cultural districts and historic sites, as well as its growing bicycle infrastructure.

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Print maps and directions for all of the routes are available on the Indiana DOT's website and by purchase from Slow Foot Movement.  Additional information and resources for USBR 35 are provided on www.indianausbr35.com.

USBR 35, USBR 36, and USBR 50 are also shown on the Indiana Trails website.

Kansas

U.S. Bicycle Route 76

Miles: 487

Signed: No

USBR 76 mostly follows the Adventure Cycling TransAmerica Trail through rolling pastures, hills, and towns of all sizes. The route begins near Girard and leaves the state just past Tribune on its way to Colorado. Cyclists can visit the Flint Hills, the Kansas Cosmosphere & Space Center, and the Quivira National Wildlife Refuge along the way.

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More Information from Kansas DOT

Kentucky

U.S. Bicycle Route 76

Miles: 483

Signed: Yes

USBR 76 mostly follows the Adventure Cycling TransAmerica Trail.

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Maine

U.S. Bicycle Route 1

Miles: 532

Signed: Yes, co-signed with East Coast Greenway

USBR 1 connects the Canada border in Calais to Portsmouth, New Hampshire, following portions of the East Coast Greenway along the Atlantic Coast.

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Maps and Directions from Maine DOT

U.S. Bicycle Route 1A

Miles: 134

Signed: Yes, co-signed with East Coast Greenway

USBR 1A is an alternate loop off of USBR 1 that continues along the Atlantic Coast when USBR 1 veers inland.

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Maryland

U.S. Bicycle Route 11

Miles: 34

Signed: Yes

USBR 11 follows rural roads, state highways, and off-road trails from Pennsylvania in the north to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia in the south. It links numerous historical attractions (including Civil War battlefields) and ends on the car-free Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Towpath.

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U.S. Bicycle Route 50

Miles: 205

Signed: No

USBR 50 follows the established Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O) Canal National Historical Park from the District of Columbia along the north bank of the Potomac River to Cumberland, where it connects with the Great Allegheny Passage trail to the Pennsylvania border and beyond. The Great Allegheny Passage is a trail with a crushed limestone surface built mainly on abandoned rail beds with an average grade of less than 1%.

Eastbound digital map

Westbound digital map

Print Maps of the Great Allegheny Passage

Digital Maps of the Great Allegheny Passage

 

For more information on bicycling in Maryland, visit the Cycle Maryland interactive map.

Massachusetts

U.S. Bicycle Route 1

Miles: 38 (incomplete)

Signed: No

USBR 1 is being designated in segments and will follow parts of the East Coast Greenway and Atlantic Coast Route when it is complete. 

U.S. Bicycle Route 7

Miles: 66

Signed: No

USBR 7 follows the Western New England Greenway. It traverses the Berkshires and some of the state’s most scenic areas including Great Barrington, Stockbridge, Lenox, Pittsfield, Adams, North Adams and Williamstown. The route uses mostly scenic secondary roads, often associated with historical sites, and rail trails, like the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail

Northbound digital map

Southbound digital map

Western New England Greenway Map 2 and Map 3

More information on the Western New England Greenway

Michigan

 

U.S. Bicycle Route 10

Miles: 193

Signed: No

USBR 10 partially follows Adventure Cycling’s North Lakes Route, and connects the eastern and central portions of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The eastern terminus connects with U.S. Bicycle Route 35 in St. Ignace. As the route travels west to Iron Mountain, Michigan, travelers are presented with stunning views of the Mackinac Bridge, rolling sand dunes along Lake Michigan, and tourist attractions like the famous Mystery Spot. The gently rolling route passes numerous parks, state and national forest lands, and scenic overlooks. Along the way, small lumber towns and rural communities offer everything a bicycle traveler could need every 20 to 30 miles. USBR 10 partially follows the North Lakes Route.  

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U.S. Bicycle Route 20

Miles: 309

Signed: Yes

USBR 20 crosses Michigan, with ferry connections on the west end from Ludington to Manitowoc, Wisconsin, and on the east end from Marine City to Sombra, Ontario, Canada. USBR 20 partially follows the Lake Erie Connector

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U.S. Bicycle Route 35

Miles: 522

Signed: Yes

USBR 35 connects New Buffalo, Michigan (on the border with Indiana) to Sault Ste Marie, Canada. Comprised of state highways, county and local roads, and regionally significant multi-use trails, USBR 35 passes dozens of small lakefront towns, sandy beaches, scenic and historic destinations, as well as services and cultural attractions like Mackinac Island and Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. USBR 35 partially follows the North Lakes Route

Northbound digital map

Southbound digital map

 

The MDOT website also has downloadable maps and cue sheets in both directions. 

Minnesota

U.S. Bicycle Route 41

Miles: 315

Signed: No

USBR 41, also known as the North Star Bicycle Route, connects the capital city of St. Paul to Grand Portage State Park at the Canadian border, traveling along the western shores of Lake Superior.  The route combines existing roads and mixed-use paths and trails, passes through two national parks – the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area and Grand Portage National Monument – and connects to nine state parks as well as the Superior National Forest.

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U.S. Bicycle Route 45

Miles: 585

Signed: as the Mississippi River Trail

USBR 45 follows the Mississippi River from the headwaters at Itasca State Park to the Iowa border. It winds through forests and farm fields, passes through the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul and the National Park Service’s Mississippi National River and Recreation Area, and through historic river towns. It offers challenging climbs in the limestone bluffs of southeastern Minnesota, rewarded with long scenic views of the river valley. The route is sometimes on two sides of the river (mapped as USBR 45A), offering a linear long distance bikeway along with opportunities for short loop rides if crossing from one side to another. 

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Detailed route maps and other information are available on the MNDOT website.

U.S. Bicycle Route 45A

Miles: 291

Signed: as the Mississippi River Trail

USBR 45A is an alternate loop off of USBR 45. It takes advantage of the Paul Bunyan Trail, and follows the opposite side of the Mississippi River from USBR 45 through the Twin Cities.

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Missouri

U.S. Bicycle Route 76

Miles: 348

Signed: Yes

USBR 76 mostly follows the Adventure Cycling TransAmerica Trail, from the Mississippi River in Chester, Illinois to the Kansas border. It passes through the hilly Ozark Mountains, which are blanketed by hardwoods and pines, small farms, and numerous rivers; and in western Missouri, the route intersects the 35-mile Frisco Highline Trail in the small town of Walnut Grove.

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Westbound digital map

New Hampshire

U.S. Bicycle Route 1

Miles: 58

Signed: No

USBR 1 follows portions of the East Coast Greenway along the Atlantic Coast, connecting Maine to Massachusetts.

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Southbound digital map

For more information on bicycling in New Hampshire visit the NHDOT website.

North Carolina

U.S. Bicycle Route 1

Miles: 200

Signed: No

Originally designated in 1982, USBR 1 follows the Adventure Cycling Atlantic Coast Route and the East Coast Greenway.

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For a list of other North Carolina state bike maps visit the NDOT website

Ohio

U.S. Bicycle Route 50

Miles: 313

Signed: Yes

USBR 50 connects Indiana to West Virginia. It follows a combination of roadway segments and fourteen different trails, providing opportunities to explore Ohio’s natural and agricultural heritage. Approximately 45% of the route is on trails.

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Digital map from Ohio DOT

U.S. Bicycle Route 50A

Miles: 28

Signed: Yes

USBR 50A is an alternate loop off of USBR 50, providing additional trail opportunities.

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Pennsylvania

U.S. Bicycle Route 50

Miles: 163

Signed: No

USBR 50 connects Maryland to West Virginia through a variety of natural and agricultural landscapes, historical sites, thriving small towns, and recreational hot spots. It mostly follows off-road trails, including the popular Great Allegheny Passage, Montour Trail, and the Panhandle Trail.  Amtrak’s Capitol Limited route parallels USBR 50 between DC and Pittsburgh and offers the opportunity for cyclists to carry their bikes on or off the train at any station.

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Digital map from Pennsylvania DOT

Tennessee

U.S. Bicycle Route 23

Miles: 154

Signed: No

USBR 23 begins in rural Robertson County in the north, passes through metropolitan Nashville, then continues south through the Civil War sites near Franklin, and ends in Ardmore at the Alabama border.

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Maps and Directions from Tennessee DOT

Utah

U.S. Bicycle Route 70

Miles: 408

Signed: Yes

USBR 70 follows the Adventure Cycling Western Express route across the unique red rock landscape of southern Utah, passing through sinuous canyon country, high elevation pine forests in the Dixie National Forest, and crossing the Colorado River near Lake Powell. USBR 70 also travels past Bryce Canyon National Park and Capitol Reef National Park. 

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U.S. Bicycle Route 79

Miles: 131

Signed: Yes

USBR 79 travels through the high elevation desert of the Basin and Range Province, following paved, two-lane highways through a landscape dominated by sagebrush, piñon pine, and expansive views.

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More information about both routes is available on the Visit Utah website. 

Vermont

U.S. Bicycle Route 7

Miles: 228

Signed: No

USBR 7 follows the Western New England Greenway through the western portion of Vermont and links to Quebec’s La Route Verte at the Canadian border. It incorporates the Delaware and Hudson Rail Trail and the highly acclaimed Island Line rail trail, which includes a causeway in Lake Champlain with incredible vistas of both the Green Mountains and the Adirondacks.

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Western New England GreenwayMap 3, Map 4, Map 5, Map 6

More Information about the Western New England Greenway

Virginia

U.S. Bicycle Route 1

Miles: 280

Signed: Yes

Originally designated in 1982, USBR 1 follows the Adventure Cycling Atlantic Coast route.

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U.S. Bicycle Route 76

Miles: 558

Signed: Yes

Originally designated in 1982, USBR 76 follows the Adventure Cycling TransAmerica Trail.

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U.S. Bicycle Route 176

Miles: 17

Signed: Yes

USBR 176 connects USBRs 1 and 76 in Richmond, and primarily follows the Virginia Capital Trail.

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More information is also available from the Virginia DOT

Washington

U.S. Bicycle Route 10

Miles: 410

Signed: No

USBR 10 follows Adventure Cycling’s Northern Tier route from Newport, Washington, at the Idaho border, to Anacortes, Washington’s international ferry terminal. It travels through North Cascade National Park, summits Loup Loup Pass near Twisp, scales the Okanogan Highlands at Wauconda and crests the Kettle Range at the 5,575 foot Sherman Pass, which is the highest paved mountain pass in the state

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More information from Washington Bikes

U.S. Bicycle Route 87

Miles: 73

Signed: No

USBR 87 is being designated in segments and will connect the Canada border to Oregon when it is complete. 

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U.S. Bicycle Route 95

Miles: 86

Signed: No

USBR 95 is being designated in segments and will connect the Canada border to Oregon when it is complete. 

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U.S. Bicycle Route 97

Miles: 116

Signed: No

USBR 97 is being designated in segments and will connect the Canada border to Oregon when it is complete.