The Central Shenandoah Valley's pastoral landscapes, quaint cities and towns, and historic, natural and cultural resources provide an ideal setting for bicyclists. Bicycling in the region is growing rapidly in popularity, and the Central Shenandoah Valley is nationally recognized as a bicycling touring destination.
This website encourages bicycling in the Central Shenandoah Valley. It details on-and off-road cycling facilities in our neighborhoods, communities, and provides a comprehensive list of scenic loop rides in each of our localities. Browse the maps for scenic routes in the counties of Augusta, Bath, Highland, Rockbridge, and Rockingham; the cities of Buena Vista, Harrisonburg, Lexington, Staunton, and Waynesboro; and the eleven towns that lie between.
News and Events
May is Bike Month!
Many events will be held throughout the month to celebrate biking. Visit the Bike the Valley Facebook page and the Shenandoah Valley Bicycling Coalition event page for a listing of some of the upcoming events.
Lexington Road & River Relay - May 7, 2016
The Lexington Road and River Relay is a four-leg event (individual or relay) over a challenging 16.1-mile course in and around Lexington, Virginia.
For more information visit the event webpage or Facebook event page.
Staunton Bike & Walk to Work Day - May 20, 2016
Staunton is celebrating Bike & Walk to Work Day in 2016!
If you're walking or biking to work, stop by the Johnson Street side of The Wharf parking lot for coffee and breakfast, and enjoy music, gear giveaways, free services like bike maintenance and chair massages, and the chance to win gift cards from the Staunton Downtown Development Association and local merchants.
For more information, visit the Facebook event page or event webpage on the SAWMPO website.