Nestled between the St. Lawrence River and the Adirondack Mountains on New York’s northern border, St. Lawrence County is a hidden destination for cycling. Hundreds of miles of road cycling routes, from easy, leisurely cycle trips, to challenging circuits that would test even the best cyclists, provide something for everyone. Rolling hills, wide shoulders and minimal traffic — along with unique landscapes make this area an undiscovered destination for riding. Rural charm defines the area, with farm-to-table restaurants, quaint villages, historic buildings, a large Amish population and agricultural heritage expressed along every route.

Road routes have been identified online ( with specifics on distances and launch points from various towns. Charming
Bed & Breakfasts are scattered throughout the County, offering private rooms and a local touch. Many are equipped with safe storage for bikes, have flexible breakfast times, use locally sourced food and coffee, and can give you insight on where to go, what to eat and see. Check out for more information on each of these lodging locations.

Barn Quilts are scattered on buildings across the County, with specific trails in Hammond, on the St. Lawrence River, and Colton, in the Adirondack foothills, allowing you to create your own routes based on what interests you. Over 200 quilts exist across the County, each with their own story. The barn quilt trails are a unique and interesting way to experience northern New York’s agricultural and artistic heritage, while putting some miles on your tires.