Cycling In Montauk - Off Road
Anyone interested in off-road bicycling must visit Montauk's Hither Woods. Located at the western edge of the village, and running to the beginning of the Napeague Stretch, Hither Woods is over 3,000 acres of diverse oak woods, grass lands, walking dunes and sandy beaches. Hither Woods is a priceless natural resource, offering hikers and bikers year round access to unspoiled nature.
Access the best of Hither Wood’s nature with rambles through the dense oak and mountain laurel of Rod's Valley and Redmond’s Path. At the Fort Pond Bay Overlook you can see the spectacular views of Culloden Point and Fort Pond Bay where the Amistad came ashore in 1839.
On the Coastal Trail, a narrow single track path which traverses Block Island Sound, you can immerse your feet into the warm waters of Lawsons beach and view Move on for the impressive view through "The Keyhole" a masterpiece notch carved out by the last ice age.
The Stephen Talkhouse Path, a narrow single-track trail which meanders in a rollercoaster fashion for about four miles along the north shore of Hither Woods. It passes the Indian House ruins believed to be the dwelling of Stephen Talkhouse Pond before culminating at the Nominicks Overlook, a vantage point with views of Napeague Harbor and Gardiners Island.
This is a brief description of what you will find waiting for your pleasure in 40 miles of trails. Montauk has undeniably the best off road riding on LI and is available with out permits 11 months out of the year. Come and visit, between the riding on and off road, world-class fishing, Championship golfing, beaches second to none, abundance of hotels and restaurants Montauk is the pace to come for fun! What don’t feel like packing your bike we can rent you a great ride see our rental page for your choice in two wheel off-road steeds!