Bike Rules & Trail Map

Bike Rules and Trail Map

Bicycles are the best way to get around Yosemite Valley, allowing you to move at your own pace, and stop to see the best views without worrying about holding up traffic, or finding a place to park.

While on any Yosemite bike trail, please follow these rules:

Bicycle Safety Checklist

  • National Park Regulations prohibit bicycles on dirt trails and in meadows.
  • Riders under the age of 18 are required and all others are encouraged to wear a helmet (helmets are provided and included in the cost of a rental bicycle).-- No Exceptions --
  • Obey all traffic laws and park signs, alert pedestrians when passing.
  • Rental bikes are prohibited on Mirror Lake Hill and Lower Yosemite Falls Trail.
  • While riding on all Yosemite bike trails, please ride single-file on the right hand side of the road or path
  • One rider only per bike.  Carry no passengers (including baby backpacks).
  • Rental bicycles must remain in Yosemite Valley on flat, paved surfaces.
  • Rental bikes have coaster brakes (pedal backwards to stop).

Map of Yosemite Bike Trails

From Curry Village® Recreation Center
Ride from the Curry Village Recreation Center, past the Stable and on to Mirror Lake. Park your bike just before Mirror Lake in the designated bike stand and walk the rest of the way in. Take a swim, have picnic, relax and enjoy the scenery.  On the way back, stop by the stable and visit the friendly horses and mules.

    Estimated round trip: 2 miles.

From Yosemite Lodge at the Falls
From Yosemite Lodge bike stand, follow the bike path across the meadow and over the bridge toward the Chapel. Continue on past Le Conte Memorial and on to Curry Village for a pizza or ice cream.  For an easy loop around the Valley, head back to Yosemite Lodge by following the signs to Yosemite Village .

    Estimated round trip: 5 miles

Yosemite Shuttle & Bike Trail Map (567KB)

Rental Locations:

    * Yosemite Lodge at the Falls (next to pool)
      (209) 372-1208
      Use Shuttle Stop #8
    * Curry Village Recreation Center
      (209) 372-8319
      Use Shuttle Stop #13 or 21

Open daily spring through fall. Hours vary slightly due to weather or seasonal conditions.
Call the rental stand or check Yosemite Guide for current hours