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Mountain Bike Rides - in the Ridgefield, CT area

Fairfield County NEMBA & NEMBA, (New England Mountain Bike Association) a community of mountain bikers committed to creating epic riding experiences, preserving open space, and guiding the future of mountain biking in New England.

Visit NEMBA's website for maps, parking and directions to trails all throughout New England.

Visit FCNEMBA's website for maps, parking and directions to trails all around Fairfield County.

1) Bennett's Farm, Hemlock Hills (the ballfields), Pine Mountain and Lake Windwing

These four parks are now connect through over 10+ miles of trails. 

Hemlocks Hills/The Ballfields/Lake Wind Wing (all the same place) is one of the best youth and beginer mountain bike trails in the area. Built by the crew at RBCo & the Recreation Center - there is 1 mile of trails in the field behind the baseball dimond that are perfect for kids.

When you have mastered the fields - head across the bridge to some of the best mountain biking trails in area.

Park at 10 South shore drive (the ball fields by Ridgebury School), for access to these the easier trails.

Use this link for maps to the entire Hemlock/Bennett's are and places to park.

Click this link for trail maps and directions from FCNEMBA

2) Wilton Woods

Just 10 minutes from the bike shop. Wilton woods provides almost 10 miles of trails. The blue trail will take you around the entire park, but don't miss dropping into the red trail. Red is one of the best designed & maintained mountain bike trails in the area. Have FUN!

Click this link for trail map and directions from FCNEMBA

3) Farrington Woods

Farrington is located in Danbury. This is becoming one of the best places to ride in Fairfield. New trails have been built over the past year and are amazing. All levels are riders will have a blast riding here.

Click here for FCNEMBA map.

4) Sturges Park - Rippowam Road

This park is managed by Ridgefield Parks & Rec and maintain by local boy scout troops. Park in the lot at the end of Rippowam Road (off West Mountain Road). The is only about 1 mile of trails, but perfect for the first time mountain biker or kids of any age that want to ride on trails. There is a big open field & campsite. 

5) Waldo (beginner / intermediate)

Great trail to take the entire family. Perfect for your first ride in the woods!

Click here for FCNEMBA map.

6) Huntington State Park

Huntington has the most diverse trails in the area. Great for first time riders or familys. But enough technical single track to challenge the expert rider.

Click here for NEMBA trail map and directions.

7) Aspetuck/Troutbrook

Located in Easton, CT. Not all trails are open to bikes - please repect the rules of the park.

Click here for map.

8) Bear Mountain - Danbury

9) Blue Mountain

Click the link from WMBA for trail map and directions.

10) Ninham

11) Mianus

Located in Stamford, CT this is a great place to ride for those that live in Ridgefield but work in Stamford/Greenwich area. 

Click this link from NEBA for trail map and directions.

12) Tarrywile Park

Located in Danbury, CT

Click here for map.

13) Florida Refuge (beginner / intermediate)

Access the trails from the Ridgefield Rail Trail (please walk your bike when on the Rail Trail and be curtius to walkers/runners)

Click this link to the Ridgefield Open Space Trail map.