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Montgomery Bell State Park

Mountain Biking

The park has approximately 23 miles of dirt mountain bike trails winding through thick-forested hills of the northern section of the park. The trails vary in complexity from easy to difficult. Know your own physical and technical abilities. VIEW/DOWNLOAD MAP

Red: Beginner
White: Intermediate
Blue: Intermediate
Green and Yellow: Expert/Advanced riders only

To check on trail conditions, or report trail damage, please call 615-797-9051, ext. 118.

Need to Know Before You Go

  • Mountain bikes are not allowed on hiking trails.
  • No motorized bikes on any trails.
  • No hikers or runners on mountain bike trails.
  • Riding on bike trail when trail is closed may result in prosecution.
  • Trail is closed at dark. All riders must be off the trail by nightfall.
  • All riders must enter trail via the trailhead
  • Emergency access points are for official use
  • Montgomery Bell State Park promotes the Leave No Trace practice on all of our trails, including Bike Trails. Please carry out all trash, discarded tires tubes, etc., and place in the trash receptacle provided at the parking area.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

From Nashville (I-40)

Take I-40 West, to Exit 182
(Fairview/Dickson Hwy. 96 Exit). Turn left (west) onto Highway 96. Stay on Highway 96 until it dead-ends at Highway 70. Turn right (east) on Highway 70, off-ramp provided. Stay on Highway 70 approximately 3 miles. Park entrance is on the right. To get to the Mountain Bike trail continue on  Hwy 70 driving east for less than 2 miles. Turn left onto Jones Creek Rd (first road on left after passing park entrance). Stay on Jones Creek Rd for 1 mile; you will pass Ebb Tide boat factory on right. The next right will be Bill Duke Rd, turn right on Bill Duke Rd. The parking lot to the Mountain Bike trail is the first road on right.

From Memphis (I-40)

Take I-40 East to Exit 182 Fairview/Franklin ( Hwy. 96) turn left (west) onto Highway 96. Stay on Highway 96 until it dead-ends at Highway 70. Turn right (east) on Highway 70, off-ramp provided. Stay on Highway 70 approximately 3 miles. Park entrance is on the right. To get to the Mountain Bike trail, continue driving east on Hwy 70 for less than 2 miles. Turn left onto Jones Creek Rd (first road on left after passing park entrance). Stay on Jones Creek Rd for 1 mile; you will pass Ebb Tide Boat Factory on right. The next right is Bill Duke Rd; turn right on Bill Duke Rd. The parking lot to the Mountain Bike trail is the first road on right.