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For mountain biking, consider one of the Adirondacks' downhill and cross-country ski centers. The Gore Mountain Ski Center, in North Creek; the Garnet Hill Ski Lodge and Cross-Country Ski Center, in North River; the Whiteface Mountain Ski Center, in Wilmington; and the Cross Country Center at the Verizon Sports Complex at Mt. Van Hoevenberg, near Lake Placid, all have mountain-biking trails in the warm-weather months.
Bike Adirondacks has loads of information about mountain-bike trails, as well as details about paved routes, multiuse paths, and bike shops, with links to various related organizations and services. c/o Holmes & Associates, Box 295, Saranac Lake, NY, 12983. No phone. www.bikeadirondacks.org.
The Lake Champlain Bikeways has detailed directions and terrain descriptions as well as suggested themed rides; brochures are available. 802/652-2453. www.champlainbikeways.org.
Seaway Trail, Inc. is dedicated to making the Seaway Trail region accessible to tourists and outdoors enthusiasts, and that includes bikers. W. Main St., Sackets Harbor, NY, 13685. 315/646-1000 or 800/732-9298. www.seawaytrail.com.
Route maps for the Warren County Bikeway are available from the Warren County Department of Parks and Recreation. Fish Hatchery Rd., Warrensburg, NY. 518/623-2877. www.warrencountydpw.com/Parks_Rec07.
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