Gravel Cycling in the Susquehanna River Valley

The SRV is fast becoming a mecca for gravel riders who seek out premier raw road cycling adventures. Dirt & gravel roads take you through idyllic farm country, over relentlessly rolling hills, along running waters and through gorgeous, old-growth forests.

Competitive Gravel Racing Routes

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To get you started, here are six routes in the SRV that utilize

Cyclist SRV Weekend - Farm Country
A rolling tour of some of the farm roads and open spaces in the Susquehanna River Valley

Cyclist SRV Weekend - East of the River
Cross the Susquehanna River for a beautiful rolling ride that stays below the big hills.

Cyclist SRV - RB Winter + Bald Eagle
A 75-mile route that hits some of the best gravel roads in the forests & parks west of Lewisburg. Starts & Finishes at the Country Cupboard Inn.

unPAved  - "The Proper Parts"
For those that want to ride “The Proper-54” on their own.

unPAved  - "The Difference"
For those that want to check out the hardest part of unPAved (with an easy ride to it, and back).

unPAved UNsupported
A century based off the unPAved course, that ventures into civilization so you can refuel.


Any time of the year a weekend in the SRV is perfect for exceptional rides and strenuous training runs. Plan a cycling weekend and include an unPAved route. We are sure you will want to come back - and maybe even compete in an upcoming unPAved race.


Read More about Susquehanna River Valley Bicycling

The Susquehanna River Valley is the perfect Mid-Atlantic cycling destination for riders of every age and stage. Central Pennsylvania is superb for bicycling, whether you like an easy ride on a local rail trail, longer road rides through the countryside or strenuous mountain biking through gorgeous forest lands. Read more.


cycling in the SRV

  • 170 E. Walnut St.
  • (570) 966-1062

Brookside Bikes is family-owned and -operated and located adjacent to the Buffalo Valley Rail Trail in Mifflinburg. It's the perfect place to start a scenic bike tour of the beautiful Susquehanna River Valley. Since 2009, Brookside Bikes has offered a wide selection of new and…

  • 429 Market St.

COMING SOON TO DOWNTOWN LEWISBURG: CycleUp is the hub of the bicycling scene in Union County with coffee, hot food, gear and community. Stop in for information on area trails and to swap stories and tips with other cycling enthusiasts. Custom bike building services are also…

  • 427 Fairground Rd.
  • (570) 524-1249

Link Cyclery LLC is a family friendly bike shop that focuses on quality and integrity. With a wide range of bikes in Road, Mountain, Gravel, Hybrid, Children's and E-Bikes, you can find your ride here. Providing bike repairs from flat tires to overhauls, your bike should be fixed…

  • 656 Evergreen St.

unPAved is a premier gravel bike race through the forests, hills and idyllic farm country of the Susquehanna River Valley. The unPAved courses feature great gravel, serious climbs, amazing descents, fantastic foliage, delicious aid stations, and a variety of routes to accommodate…

Cyclist overlook Philly Bike Expo


Central Pennsylvania is superb for bicycling, whether you like an easy ride on a local rail trail, longer road rides through the countryside or strenuous mountain biking through gorgeous forest lands.


Within this 444-mile long majestic river, fishing opportunities abound for all levels of fishermen.  Known for amazing small mouth bass fishing, the Susquehanna River supports many other fish as well.


Spring is here and it is a beautiful season to hit the links. Every shot is the perfect shot at Susquehanna River Valley golf clubs, both public and semi-private.


Hikers of all ages and skill levels will find a plethora of year-round opportunities to explore parks, forest and trails in the Susquehanna River Valley. Trails provide stunning views, peaceful scenery and meaningful connection to the great…

Horseback Riding

Susquehanna River Valley Equestrian Centers offer training, camps, shows, clinics and lessons for riders of all ages and experience levels. They also offer full care, permanent and temporary boarding facilities for your horse.


Hunters are welcome in Pennsylvania State Parks. About 487 acres of R. B. Winter State Park are open to hunting, trapping and the training of dogs during established seasons. Common game species are deer, bear, wild turkey, woodcock…


Famous Reading Outdoors offers those who might be new to off-roading or experienced riders, an exceptional challenge and opportunity to ride through wooded portions of our lands as well as acres of flats, rugged terrain with steep hills and…

Bird & Wildlife Watching

The natural beauty of Pennsylvania surrounds us — in our varied landscapes and welcoming communities. To find these spots, leave the highways behind and venture along Pennsylvania's smaller roads into villages and hamlets…