Pedestrians walking to school

NCDOT wants to you to be safe while visiting our state, including travelling by foot and on bicycle. These resources can help you plan your trip.

Bicycle Routes and Maps

Crosswalk users has information and resources on biking in North Carolina, including an interactive bicycle route page. This tool lets you explore the state’s designated bicycle routes and learn about nearby destinations right from your computer or mobile device.

Many cities and towns have maps with local bicycle routes and walking trails. Please visit the websites for local cities and counties to learn more.

Traveling With Your Bicycle

By Ferry
Traveling with your bicycle Taking your bicycle on a ferry is as simple as walking on. See the ferry schedule for fees. Visit the N.C. Ferry Division page for more information.

By Train
North Carolina trains have limited accommodations for bicyclists. Find out more about traveling with your bike.

More Information

The Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina provides information for visitors interested in hiking and biking. Go to for trip ideas and special events. Be sure to search Things to Do for bicycle events held across the state.

The North Carolina Parks System includes many off-road trails for bicycling and hiking. Visit to learn more.

NCDOT and the North Carolina Division of Parks & Recreation have partnered to develop an inaugural booklet showcasing some of the state’s best hiking, biking and paddle trails. Download a copy of the 2016 Great Trails State booklet.